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Can People With Hiv Become Us Citizens

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Cases Rise Sharply for N.J. Senior Citizens in Recent Years

Through December 2008, state health officials had logged 1,282 persons age 65 or over who were living with HIV/AIDS. Women represented 32 percent of these patients. The number of HIV/AIDS cases among those 65 and older grew by 17.5 percent between... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: HIV Rises Sharply Among Chinese Senior Citizens

The China Daily newspaper has reported a spike in the number of older men in China diagnosed with HIV in recent years. The National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention statistics showed that in 2005, 483 men age 60 and older were diagnosed... 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

The Citizen /allAfrica.com examines the potential impact a free-trade agreement between the EU and India currently under negotiation could have on patients living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The article notes the concerns by some that... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Suceptibility of Senior Citizens

Dr. Frascino,Is the susceptibility of senior citizens to HIV more than that of younger persons because of aging and weakening of the immune system?I am a senior, just a little south of 70 and had an exposure, limited though it was, a few weeks ago...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Manamasan,The body's immune-response mechanisms do decrease somewhat with age; however, that does not necessarily increase your risk for HIV. The HIV statistics you quote are not age specific, so yes they would apply to horny granddaddies... Read more »

I want U.S. Citizens To Know..

..that HIV care is provided in EVERY country of the European Union regardless of ability to pay. We in the European Union see the access to health care as a basic human right. So United States citizens should listen to those who advocate for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Kurt,I absolutely agree with you (and all the industrialized nations of the world, including all the countries in the European Union): access to health care is indeed a basic human right! That the U.S. has 47 million people who don't have... 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
Unless your 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... 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
Unfortunately, unless you have insurance that covers such a visit, you will likely have to pay out of pocket to see a specialist. It would be wise to ask before you go how much an office visit costs and if you have specific tests you need how much... Read more »
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These US citizens.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Im from Central America, Costa Rica. The ELISA test we have here are imported both from France and from US. You see our country is great, great health, most of our doctors have studied at Europe and at the USA. But we are a third world... Read more »

HIV/AID and the Senior Citizen

Posted by Anonymous
I would like to interview an HIV/AIDs positive senior citizen for a Social Work Research Paper that I am working on that must be submitted to my professor on 11/09/03. The person who will allow me to conduct the interview's Identity will be... 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 from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Hiv+ people quarantined!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A must read if you are hiv anti-body positive:

The following is a letter by the Washington D.C.-based Health Privacy Project
of Georgetown University strongly condemning aspects of the Model State
Emergency Health Powers Act -- pending legislation... Read more »