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Ask the Experts

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...like him, you'll do everything in your power to fight against homophobia, myth, misunderstanding and discriminatory laws and policies. Regarding HIV, you should advocate for science-based HIV awareness and prevention education in our schools. As... Read more »

HIV over 50 (HIV IN OLDER FOLKS, 2009)

Hello,Do you know what strategies or prevention efforts have been done to address the individuals... Read more »

HIV Ban For US Entry, etc.

Hello Dr. Bob,I do not mean to offend you at all. But I have read a couple of posts on here where... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Role of Culture in HIV Prevention in Uganda

... IRIN/ PlusNews examines HIV prevention strategies in Uganda in relation to the "debate about whether 'multiple concurrent partnerships' are indeed one of the forces Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

President Obama Announces Jeffrey Crowley, M.P.H. as Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), Increases Funding for HIV Prevention and Treatment for FY10

...October 2009 - September 2010. The budget outline (full budget details to be released in April) includes enhanced resources for HIV prevention and treatment "to detect, prevent, and treat HIV/AIDS domestically, especially in underserved... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Examine Uganda's Proposed HIV Prevention and Control, Anti-Homosexuality Bills

...Special Envoy on AIDS in Africa Elizabeth Mataka on Wednesday appealed to the Ugandan government to reconsider the proposed HIV Prevention and Control Bill (2008), "saying it could fuel the spread of the virus," the Daily Monitor reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Social Evils" and Harm Reduction: The Evolving Policy Environment for HIV Prevention Among Injection Drug Users in China and Vietnam

...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic and pressure from donors and international organizations to adopt best practice in HIV prevention." The authors concluded that until "a fully harmonized policy environment is established, the... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...epidemiologic investigation of HIV risk behaviors and transmission patterns among male inmates within GDC facilities and to make HIV prevention recommendations for the prison population. This report describes the results of that investigation,... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Gettysburg College. "Yet global AIDS policy relies almost entirely on behavioural interventions - abstinence or condoms - for HIV prevention. Southern Africa's very high AIDS rate has been a source of much speculation. President Thabo Mbeki has... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to Read more »