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Socially And Economically Affected By HIV And Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria Could Destabilize Kenya's Social, Economic Sectors, Report Says

The prevalence of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Kenya could destabilize the country's social and economic sectors, according to the recently released Kenya National Human Development Report 2006, Kenya's Nation reports. "The limited... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Commission of AIDS in the Pacific to Examine Social, Economic Impact of Disease in Region; Discuss Prevention, Treatment Efforts

Examining the social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS in Pacific countries could help improve the lives of those affected by the disease in the region, Langi Kavaliku, chair of the Commission of AIDS in the Pacific, said recently at the commission's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ukraine's High HIV Incidence Cause for Concern in Country's Future Social, Economic and Health Stability

Ukraine -- where the monthly HIV incidence is one of the highest in the European region -- faces a "crisis" that demands global commitment to intervention in order to protect the country -- and the region's -- social, economic and political... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Social and economic impact of HIV?

Dear Mrs. FranzoiMy name is David and i am 15. I fortunately do not have HIV but I was hoping you could help me understand HIV a little more. This is in connection with a school project. I know I could google this topic for answers but I would like...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
David,This forum is not the best place to get the answer to your question. I suggest you proceed with your Google option.... Read more »

AIDS social solutions project

1. Why don't people use proper prevention equippment?2. Does HIVAIDS affect any other part of the body other than the immune system?3. Why haven't I heard about AIDS prevention and transmission until I started this project? 4. Is there...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) There are a lot of reasons. The biggest reason is that using condoms doesn't feel as good as not using them. People also say that using a condom can interfere with the continuity of sex, make it difficult to maintain an erection, or cause an... Read more »

best graduate school for AIDS social work

I am planning to attend graduate school in social work and public health next fall and my focus is HIV affected families and adolescents. I did not expect to be accepted into as many schools as I have been and am wondering how much difference it...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
All three are wonderful schools. Your decision needs to be based on your interests. I am not intimately familiar with any of these schools curriculums so I am not able to advise you. You need to ask them about the possibility of doing your field... Read more »

Stay on social security or try and work

I recently talked with my doctor about going back to work and what was going on with my HIV and why it got so bad for me while I read about others that dont seem to be so affected. I had an OI and was hospitalized and have cognitve issues due to...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am sorry that you are experiencing difficulty with others understanding the nature of your illness. I am sure that is very frustrating. Under Social Security Disability (SSD), there is a Trial Work Program that would allow you to continue on SSD... Read more »
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SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/

My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »

An ECONOMICAL ISSUE

Posted by Anonymous
I agree with Mark 2000. Its also an ECONOMICAL FACTOR. Everyone knows how expensive hiv treatment are. Also we know that in most of the countries of the world there has been trials about human rights protection and in all of the courts they have... Read more »

From Social Butterfly to Party Pooper

Posted by Preston110409, 2 Replies
I am into the second week of knowing my diagnosis. It has been tough. My best friend knows as do the guy that I am dating. My ex suspects it probably since I have attempted to reach out to him. Lately I have had a lot of anxiety about changing... Read more »

Social Security Mental Health Examination

Posted by DJones, 1 Reply
I filed for social security / disability and received notice that the Social Security Department has set up an appointment with one of their psychologists. The letter tells me I have to bring a friend they can question also. Has anyone been... Read more »