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American Ban On Hiv Infected People

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...statistical models. At some point in their lifetimes, 1 in 16 black men will be diagnosed with HIV infection, as will 1 in 30 black women. From 2005-2008, the rate of HIV diagnoses among blacks increased from 68/100,000 persons to 74/100,000. This increase reflectsthe largest increase in rates of HIV diagnoses by race or ethnicity. In 2008, an estimated 18,328 blacks received an AIDS diagnosis, a number that has remained relatively...
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HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...going in terms of eliminating stigma and discrimination in relation to H.I.V.," Dr. Socorro Gross, assistant director of the Pan American Health Organization, said Friday.Entry forbidden (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS) (TRAVEL BAN) Jan 7, 2008Dear Doctor... Read more »

HIV TRAVEL BAN

Hey Dr. Bob,What's up with the HIV travel ban? Didn't Obama promise to get that cancelled???Flying Monkey
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...going in terms of eliminating stigma and discrimination in relation to H.I.V.," Dr. Socorro Gross, assistant director of the Pan American Health Organization, said Friday. Read more »

Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...going in terms of eliminating stigma and discrimination in relation to H.I.V.," Dr. Socorro Gross, assistant director of the Pan American Health Organization, said Friday. Read more »

Ban on Gays Donating Blood

Dr. Bob,I was just reading about a new push to remove gays from the ban on blood donation. This was strange to read, because my friend and I had just been debating this issue. I was telling him how I was turned away from donating in 2000, because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bob,I don`t understand why they do not allow gay men to donate blood. I mean isn`t there just as much chance that a straight person has HIV. And how does the donation process work anyhow?? After blood is donated they can;t use it right away can... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Department of Justice

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

... Q: What is the ADA? A: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives Federal civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Culturally Adapted HIV/AIDS Education, Treatment Needed for North American Native Peoples, Conference Attendees Say

...Traditions, Values and Teachings: Native Peoples of North America HIV/AIDS Conference ," including representatives from more than 600 American Indian and Alaskan Native nations, as well as health care workers, researchers and leaders from Canada,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Central American Nations Warn Against AIDS Among Young People

...disease, particularly among young people. "For Equality, Diversity, and Non-Discrimination" was the theme of the fifth Central American Conference on AIDS. A statement from UNAIDS noted the region is experiencing Latin America's highest HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 1 Million HIV-Positive People Living in United States; Nearly Half of Cases Among African Americans, CDC Says

...States are HIV-positive -- the highest number ever recorded in the country -- and nearly half of those cases are among African Americans, CDC officials said on Monday at the 2005 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta, the Atlanta... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. Read more »

Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nursing students. Our goal is to find out what we can do to make a difference, how we can support the health of those living with HIV and AIDS and also promote prevention. If you are interested, please e-mail me at llafatadow@yahoo.com Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals Read more »