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Can People With Hiv Become Us Citizens

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

... Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). While most newHIV infections are still in younger people, people 50 and older are also beinginfected. Older Women: An Overlooked Group Women over 50 are frequently
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International adoption of HIV+ kids

Hi,Thanks for all the information you provide on your site! It's been incredibly helpful. I have a question about the US travel restrictions for people with HIV. I am a single woman (US citizen) who has lived abroad for the past several years. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, you can apply for all the necessary waivers. Just work through a reputable adoption agency. On behalf of all HIV-positive kids, please accept my sincere and heartfelt thanks for your willingness to adopt an HIV-positive child! Your... Read more »

hiv treatment are free in UK, why not in US???

Dr. Bob,I heard from a british source and people in the UK that hiv meds and treatments are free in the united kingdom to their citizens. Why are people in the US dying here because we cant afford the treatments. What should we do? Please any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jon,Vote for Barrack Obama and other Democrats in November. That's the single most important thing to do to rectify this shameful and immoral situation.Dr. Bob Read more »

In defence of HIV/AIDS.

Hello.For some time I have had a vague awareness of the existence of people who believe that HIV/AIDS is a myth. I have dismissed them as crackpots. However, I was surprised to discover last night that there are aconsiderable number of...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The scientific evidence showing that HIV causes AIDS is overwhelming. The evidence that antiretroviral (ARV) medications improve the course of HIV infection and AIDS Read more »

advice for non-us citizen

I am a non-US citizen currently on a business trip in LA and San Francisco. I would like to speak with a hiv specialist to discuss my condition. Please advise on how to arrangement for such an appointment.
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
...insurance will cover a visit to a foriegn doctor, it is likely that you will have to pay out of pocket to see a doctor who treats people living with HIV. Currently there is no official designation for an HIV specialist. The best way to find out... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Citizen Examines Botswana's Success at Increasing Access to Antiretrovirals

...Citizen on Thursday examined Botswana's success at providing widespread access to antiretroviral treatment among HIV-positive people in the country. About half of Botswana's roughly 110,000 HIV-positive residents in need of antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Citizen /allAfrica.com Examines Potential Impact of EU-India Free Trade Agreement on HIV/AIDS Patients in Developing Countries

...developing world depend on India for generic medicines at affordable costs," Joe Muriuki, the coordinator for Network of African People Living with HIV in East African Region, said Sunday, according to the news service. "Available records show... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...for Specific Populations Pregnant Women Newborns and Children Immigrants Military Personnel Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Cases Among Young People in Iowa Increasing

...reported, which is the highest number recorded since reporting began in 1998. The Iowa Department of Public Health reports that people ages 20 to 29 accounted for 25% of new cases in 2008. According to the Press-Citizen , unsafe sexual... Read more »
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HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...had any experience bringing any drugs (other than fish oil) across borders so I am really scared. I believe US doesn't force people to do HIV test at the border, right? Any helpful info would be appreciated. Please give me a hug also if you... Read more »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Amazingly, there is something that prevents people who self-disclose their HIV status from entering the US. I have never been asked this question since I hold both US and British 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 Read more »

These US citizens.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...at the same height or even better. To us, all of these countries are great. I love the nacionalism of us citizen. Bet French people and Canadian people also dont care much about what the CDC says. Maybe yes, maybe not. The thing is everyone one... Read more »