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Aids Infections In Caribbean

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AIDS.gov

Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: HIV in the Caribbean Region

Note: In the United States, Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is June 8. For this observance, Caribbean-American leaders sponsor diverse activities to create awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the health status of Caribbean-Americans... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Infections, Deaths Declining in Caribbean, Senior Official Says

Ahead of the regional Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) meeting, a senior official announced that the number of new HIV infections in the region has fallen since last year, Agence France-Presse reports. PANCAP reports there were... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute Supports Efforts Recognizing National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Tampla, Fla. -- Observing its seventh year on June 8, 2012, the National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD) symbolizes a nationwide HIV/AIDS mobilization initiative designed to encourage Caribbean Americans to get involved,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Implications on development in the caribbean

What are the development implications for caribbean countries of the increasing rate of HIV?AIDS infection and how can these countries deal with these...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
The Carribean is generally in a similar place to many developing countries facing an HIV/AIDS crisis. Access to treatment for people living with HIV is generally very difficult in this area. Although Barbados has just signed an agreement with the... Read more »

Send some doctors to the Caribbean (Trinidad)

Is it possible for you to send some doctors to the Caribbean. Quoting a recent local newspaper report from Trinidad, there is a shortage of doctors who are willing to treat with HIV patients. According to the report this is due to the fact that it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for your post. Unfortunately, I cannot just send a group of HIV specialists to Trinidad! I wish I could! Actually, I know a number of HIV specialists who would enjoy a trip to the Caribbean about now! However, that's not how it... Read more »

WORRIED POLICE FROM THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND

Hi doc,i am from Trinidad and Tobago in the caribbean.I must say i am so impressed by your work and I value your wisdom and practical hands on approach in these forums.YoU have given me so much peace of mind .I suffer from ocd...recently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried Caribbean Police Guy,"Is my OCD getting the better of me?" Yep! In fact, your OCD is OOC (out of control)!To specifically address your questions:1. "Micro dry blood" is not an HIV-transmission risk, even if it were... Read more »

POLICE FROM THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND

Hey doctor this is the former worried police officer from the caribbean island that related the story about the hiv+ guy that was bitten by the dog and was bleeding that I with other officers apprehended .You told me my risk was nonexistant .I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Barry,Welcome back to the forum and WOO-de-firkin-HOO!!!Thanks for your thanks, your very kind comments, and your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). All are very warmly appreciated.Be well Barry!Dr.... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Research opportunity in the Caribbean

Posted by Anonymous

HIV/AIDS Research opportunity available in the Caribbean Basin for two qualified Medical Doctors, Director, Adult HIV/AIDS and Director, Pediatric HIV/AIDS. Will serve as Department Head and Principal Investigator for HIV
studies. Extensive research... Read more »

Senior Program Manager - OAR Caribbean Program

Posted by sssrecruiter
Social & Scientific Systems, a growing employee-owned technical and research support firm in Silver Spring, Maryland, has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager to serve as the lead program person for OAR Caribbean Program. The... Read more »

My Sister is infected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I work in an HIV/AIDS recherch in instute till 10 years, in West Africa. My sister used to be sick. Sometime for 3 or 4 days and sometime for 1 or 2 weeks. The last time I ask here to go to a VCT center. And There we found that she was infected.... Read more »

How long should an AIDS infected person wait.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was hoping someone could share with me the appropriate amount of time a person that is AIDS infected should wait before resuming contact with someone who has recieved live vaccinations. I want to make sure my father-in-law stays healthy as long... Read more »