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Caring For Children Who Are Hiv Positive

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Day Care Center for HIV-Positive Children in Texas Closes Because of Lack of Need

A day care center for HIV-positive children run by Catholic Charities in Fort Worth, Texas, closed on Tuesday because it is no longer needed, the Dallas Morning News reports. The last HIV-positive child enrolled at the Anne Simon Reeves Children... Read more »
The Well Project

Care and Treatment for HIV-Positive Children

Table of Contents The Good News HIV in Children Preventing Illnesses HIV Care and Treatment for Children The Challenge of Adherence for HIV+ Children HIV+ Children and Disclosure Issues Taking Care of Yourself The Good News ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Expanding Treatment, Care in Africa for HIV-Positive Children

The New York Times on Wednesday examined how care and treatment for HIV-positive children in Africa gradually is expanding and improving. According to the Times , children largely have been left out of HIV/AIDS treatment programs for several... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Dr. Bob,Why are you pushing Obama's health care reform? They are going to take over medical care, cut care to elderly folks like grandmothers and have panels to decide who lives and dies. I'm sure they will cut care to those of us with HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Zelda,Health care reform will not throw your granny off a cliff, nor will it cut off care to HIVers! In many ways we already have health care rationing that is not only unfair; it's morally reprehensible. (See Nicholas Kristof's... Read more »

Always careful HIV positive nanny...child with developmental issues ?

Hi,I have been looking after a boy since he was 4 months old, he is now 5 and very small for his age, he could pass for a 3 year old. He also has speech problems, it's very hard to understand him when he speaks. He gets colds a lot, his immune...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no way you could have given this child HIV through casual contact. Paper cuts do NOT transmit anything. Given what you write it looks like there are other explanations for his problems.I would not factor HIV into any of this.DW... Read more »

percentage rate of children in foster care with Aids

Whatis the precentage rate of children in foster care that is infected with Aids?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I suspect that the percentage of children who are HIV infected in foster care varies considerably by geographic location, ethnicity, and age. I suggest you call an adoption agency which is probably aware of the HIV positivity rates of foster care... Read more »

False Positive Elisa Test in Children

Dear Dr. Mark,My husband and I are healthcare professionals who have two adopted children. The mother of both children was tested for HIV at the time of delivery and was negative. Recently our 4 year old son, who never even had so much as an ear...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I have never seen a false positive rate in adults or children that even approaches 90%. The false positive rate in children is only at that level in neonates through the first year of life. After that, maternal antibodies disappear, and the false... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need help for children with hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello all,

I am need of extreme help in this situation. I am very knowledgable and have read everything there is to read about hiv and it's transmission. My ex husband is hiv positive and we have two small children under four. They are too young... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Parents Of HIV Positive Adult Children

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I was wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks.

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Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
Hello ladies,

I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »