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Peer Educators And HIV Testing

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HIV in Prisons and Jails

...facility. Prisoners with HIV have almost no privacy regarding their HIV status. They may be housed separately from non-infected inmates. They may be blocked from some work assignments. At some institutions there are inmate peer educators. They might be a good resource and can provide a support network for HIV+ inmates. HIV Care for Prisoners Some facilities have no health care provider who knows about HIV care. Others have some access...
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I WANT TO HELP

HI DR. BOB, FIRST OF ALL, GOD BLESS YOU, YOU ARE AN AMAZING PERSON. I HAVE BEEN GOING THROUGH SOME MAJOR TRAUMA AFTER A POSSIBLE EXPOSURE IN DECEMBER. I HAVE BEEN READING YOUR FORUM A LOT. I JUST GOT MY 20 WEEKS TEST BACK - NEGATIVE, THANK GOD. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello A.S.,Congrats and WOO-HOO!"Peer education" is indeed one of the most effective forms of education for HIV awareness and prevention. I don't know where you are Read more »

bono

So... what are ur thoughts on the red merchandise... i think its cool as hell... specially japans 10B in aid over the next 5 years
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...has raised enough money to: Provide more than 40,000 men or women with ARV treatment for a year Or Provide more than 2 million peer educators with HIV training* Or Provide a year's worth of school materials and daily hot meals for more than... Read more »

Educated too late?

I have been a peer educator for HIV/AIDS and other STD's for about six months. However, I made poor choices in my sexual activities. About a two years ago, I had a one night stand with a guy I knew for only three days. We used protection, but...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...related ones)? Does this have something to do with aome anxiety about doing counseling with others?If you can, talk with other peer counselors or your supervisor about your feelings. If you don't feel comfortable talking about details, try... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...continued to expand assistance for HIV/AIDS prevention, focusing on reducing harmful behaviors among at-risk populations via peer education, STI treatment, and condom promotion. Achievements include: 9.8% increase in condom sales by the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

College Students in Georgia Work as Peer Educators to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Blacks

... Students at Savannah State University are being trained as peer educators in an effort to increase awareness about the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on young blacks in the U.S., the Savannah Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Effects of AIDS on Teachers in South Africa, Prevention, Education Efforts in Schools

...African teachers' unions joined U.S. and South African partners in October to launch a two-year pilot project that aims to combine peer education, HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment for teachers in three provinces in the country. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Girl Guides to Train One Million HIV/AIDS Educators

...A million Girl Guide peer educators will be trained by 2004 in an ambitious program to fight AIDS in Kenya. The Kenya Girl Guides Association national chair, Honorine Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Teen-Led Event to Offer HIV Tests, Teach About STDs

...health and wellness coordinator for Indianapolis Urban League. While many area teens have taken on the task of educating their peers about sex, holding a countywide HIV testing and education event is unique, said Coleman. "Youth are educated... Read more »
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Peer Educator/Case Finder Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
...Peer Educator/Case Finder (Two openings) DEPARTMENT: Peer Educator/Case Finder REPORTS TO: Youth Services Read more »

Never realized :-(

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
...Just one tiny drop of vaginal fluid, can have 1000s of HIV virus, I didn't know. All you need to do is get one drop down your urethra or enter a tiny open wound and you have HIV. I am Read more »

Damn

Posted by planonstaying, 3 Replies
... It's good to be alive huh? I think it will be a while till I really get a handle on living with HIV. I know I am doing all I can to accept it and to live with it rather than push it aside or self medicate rather than Read more »

need your thoughts Please

Posted by Brandy, 7 Replies
...heard.so I checked into promoting awareness in my area.I found out that to be able to do this I had to take a class called HIV Peer Education they only take 15 students a semester and to be accepted you have to write a paper on your reasons why... Read more »