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HIV Counseling Guidelines

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Welcomes New WHO Guidelines for HIV Testing, Counseling, ART for Couples

UNAIDS on Thursday "called on all countries to implement new [WHO] guidelines that encourage couples to go together for HIV testing to ascertain their status" and recommend offering antiretroviral therapy (ART) to people living with HIV who have a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

WHO Guidelines Encourage Couples HIV Testing and Counselling and Use of Antiretroviral Treatment for Prevention

In Canada, an estimated 83% of new HIV infections in 2008 occurred through sexual transmission, either among men who have sex with men (47%) or heterosexual men and women (36%). Among both groups a large number of these sexual HIV transmissions... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS to Introduce HIV Testing Guidelines in India That Recommend Provider-Initiated Testing, Counseling

UNAIDS in March plans to introduce new HIV testing guidelines in India that recommend health care providers initiate testing and counseling, the Hindustan Times reports. Under the country's current HIV testing policy, tests are provided only... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

CDC updates CTR guidelines

Recently the CDC has posted an update to the CTR(counsiling, testing and referral) guidelines on their website. Have you taken a look at it yet? It seems a lot of people asking questions on this forum have a concern with a single possible exposure...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Thanks for bringing this document to everyone's attention. It is an official publication of the CDC that presents guidelines for HIV counseling, testing and referral in the United States; it is a revised version of the original publication... Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The best we can offer is relative levels of risk associated with various sexual activities. Check out Table 1 in the CDC document about nPEP. It can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5402.pdf. However, it's important to note there are... Read more »

can i woo-hoo too? (TESTING GUIDELINES)

hi Dr robert. i received oral sex from a person i dont know at all.i got tested for hiv on the 2nd and on the 3rd month,both negative.i know that i have to get retested on the 6th month just to be extra sure.but some doctors told me that an hiv test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Depressed from Greece,Unanimity would be great; unfortunately we're not there yet due to a variety of factors. For instance, not everyone's immune system works exactly the same. Some folks may take a bit longer to produce detectable... Read more »
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July 17,2001 Draft HIV CTR Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous
Guys
Here below is what the DRAFT on the 17 July is about. Hope you find it's interesting.
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5.4 Follow-up Testing in Clients with Negative HIV Test Results
Decisions about the timing and... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The information is excerpted from a joint paper produced by the state and NYCity Depts of Health. Update on the Window Period for HIV Infection New York State and New York City Joint Recommendations For HIV Testing and Re-testing What is the Window... Read more »

6/27, Austin, TX: PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN

Posted by bartleby
PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN NHTD 2012

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: National HIV Testing Day Protocol Based HIV Counseling
Where: AIDS Services of Austin, 7215 Cameron Road, Suite A, Austin, TX, 78752
When: Wednesday,... Read more »

HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Survival Project

HIV testing, counseling, and referal

Description:
Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Counseling the HIV Pre/Post Counselor provides education, risk reduction activities and HIV testing to the community... Read more »