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Aids Infections In Caribbean

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...to antiviral treatment. Prevention activities are based on the specific HIV epidemic in each country. These include reducing sexual transmission with the ABC Strategy (Abstain, Be Faithful, use Condoms), the prevention of infections from mothers to children, preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and...
Ask the Experts

False Nagative, please, please help

Dear Dr Bob,Is it possible to have a false negative test after an exposure two years ago? I had tow exposures two years ago. The first was in France where I got a few drops of breast milk in my mouth during sex with a woman. I ingested it. I did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. No. Your two negative HIV-antibody tests out two years from your potential exposures are conclusive. HIV is not your problem.2. Yes.3. Nope.4. Possibly. Read more »

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 Read more »

AIDS and HTLV-1

Dear doctor could you tell me the connection between AIDS and HTLV-1, how can HTLV-1 affects someone with AIDS?Thank you, please answer, this is the third time I am posting the question.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I believe I've answered this before. HIV was once called HTLV-3. They are distantly related. It is possible to have both infections. HTLV-1 doesn't cause AIDS, but usually causes T cell leukemia or lymphoma, and is found mostly in Japan,... Read more »

AIDS and HTLV-1

Dear doctor could you tell me what is the connection between AIDS and HTLV-1, how does HTLV-1 affect someone with AIDS for 13 years, does it make AIDS progress faster and any other information you could provide I would be grateful.Thank you
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...spinal cord), myositis (muscle inflammation) and arthritis. It can cause immunosuppression, like HIV. People who have both infections may have a more rapid progression of their HIV disease. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Infections, Deaths Declining in Caribbean, Senior Official Says

...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 "a... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

NMAC Commemorates the 2010 National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... Washington, DC -- The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) joins the nation in honoring the fifth annual National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD) this Tuesday, June 8, 2010. Convened by the Caribbean People... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

NMAC Commemorates National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... Washington, D.C. -- On June 8, 2008 the National Minority AIDSCouncil (NMAC) honored the third observance of National Caribbean AmericanHIV/AIDS Awareness Day. On this day, Caribbean-Americans, Caribbeanimmigrants and community-based... Read more »
Caribbean People International Collective Inc.

Nationwide Initiative to Fight HIV/AIDS Among Caribbean-American Communities

... Brooklyn, New York -- June 8, 2008, is the 3rd annual National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Due to this day falling on a weekend we will commence a week long celebration around this day. Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
... I 08 001 Background: CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, in partnership with the Institute of Human Virology... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006 Background The Joint Read more »

Kenya Media Joins AIDS Debate

Posted by Anonymous
...scale. The human race has known many such grand mistakes before when Christopher Columbus landed on one of the islands of the Caribbean, he thought he was on the eastern coast of India. It was not until the 15th Century AD that the human race... Read more »