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Aids And Hiv In Women

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

HIV on Pregnant women

What are the effects of HIV AIDS on pregnant women.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV/AIDS untreated is a direct health threat to a pregnant women as well as puts the baby at risk for acquiring HIV infection so Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of discrimination...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...forum on Women and HIV)--or a great new one, www.thewellproject.com. Good luck! You'll find a lot of good information. The UNAIDS Programme also has good information on discrimination against women with HIV. Nancy Read more »

Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is fine with me. Her disease is not active or full blown. Is it all right to have anal sex with her if we take it slow and easy and use lots of K-Y...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Let me clarify a few points for you:1.There is no such thing as an HIV infection that is "not active."2.We don't use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Director-General Chan Discusses Effect of HIV/AIDS on Women on International Women's Day

...statement released in recognition of International Women's Day, which is scheduled for Thursday, discussed the effects of HIV/AIDS on women in sub-Saharan Africa, Xinhua News Agency reports. Chan in the statement said that in 2006, 74% of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups Launch Internet-Based  Living Quilt  to Increase Awareness About HIV/AIDS Among Women in Southern U.S.

...Internet-based "living quilt" is scheduled to be launched on Wednesday in New Orleans to increase awareness of the effect of HIV/AIDS on women in the South, particularly minorities, the AP/New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. The Southern... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

... Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Call on Health Officials to Monitor More Closely, Increase Funding for HIV/AIDS Among Women

... The rapid spread of HIV/AIDS among women -- the so-called "feminization" of the pandemic -- has prompted some HIV/AIDS advocates to call on health officials Read more »
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Would like to profile women w/HIV/AIDS for TV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...television show called Lifetime Live. It is a news show for women: I would like to provide the opportunity to two women with AIDS to tell their stories: a young woman in her teens and an older professional woman. Please e-mail me with your... Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't Read more »

HIV+ Women in San Francisco Needed for Focus Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...We Need Your Help! HIV-Positive HETEROSEXUAL MEN AND WOMEN In San Francisco and New York LOOKING FOR HIV-POSITIVE MEN AND WOMEN TO BE IN A DISCUSSION Read more »