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Effective Prevention Strategies For Vulnerable Population

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2012 Speakers Warn Vulnerable Populations Will Miss Out on HIV Prevention Advances

"Excitement about turning the tide in the fight against HIV is being tempered by researchers who worry some of the most vulnerable populations will miss out on medical advances," delegates of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) heard... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UK to Invest Roughly $16 Million in Researching HIV Prevention Strategies for Vulnerable Groups in Southern Africa

"The U.K. government is to invest £10.7 million [$16.2 million] in researching how to prevent adolescents and prisoners, two of the most vulnerable groups in southern Africa, becoming infected with HIV," The Guardian reports. "The announcement... Read more »
AIDS United

Seminar on "New Responses to the D.C. HIV/AIDS Epidemic": D.C. Gentrification an Independent Risk Factor for City's Vulnerable Populations

Gregory Pappas, M.D., Ph.D. On Monday, December 3, the D.C. Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR) hosted a seminar with Dr. Gregory Pappas, Senior Deputy Director of the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration at the D.C.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

most effective communication strategy to make people aware about AIDS in true sense

Respected madam,Ours is a big manufacturing company with around 12000 employees. These members include all the levels - right from top management to the uneducated and illiterate workers in our manufacturing plants.We find that in spite of our...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question is extremely important, and deserves an answer about materials designed for your population. I have two suggestions: the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland has many kinds of materials about AIDS that have been created for... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease (CURE, 2009) (PREVENTION, 2009)

With the last microbicide PRO 2000 proven ineffective and the failure of the Thai vaccine it is quite sure that for the next 5 years we will not see anything on the prevention front. Condoms are not the answer since we see the steady increase of new...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While I agree with much of what you say, I will take exception to several points:1. "It's time to change strategy and not start trials based more on chance than on scientific knowledge." Essentially all approved clinical trials are... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Dude, you're spending way too much time on this site and arguing with the wrong guy. Generally you and I agree on most things. It's just that I have the perspective of being HIV infected since January 1991 plus the experience of being... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 2 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2009)

Thanks for your quick response. I have to disagree too on one point. You said that HIV is 100% preventable which is correct but it ignores the nature of human beings. Let me explain. Many actually know the ways of transmission but this leads not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, I have to disagree with your disagreement!The statement that HIV is 100% preventable is completely true and has nothing to do with human nature! It's just a scientific fact that we could prevent all (or essentially all) HIV... Read more »
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HIV Prevention

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Prevention

As an individual living with HIV for going on 19 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear and
discrimination for nearly a decade. As well, creating awareness in the many issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. I... Read more »

HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary

As an individual living with HIV for 20 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear and discrimination for nearly a decade now. I believe there is a serious problem stemming from the lack of... Read more »

HIV Prevention

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV Prevention

As an individual living with HIV for 19 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear and discrimination for nearly a decade. As well, creating awareness among the many issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. I believe there... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »