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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...of formal education, immigration status, inadequate health insurance, and limited access to quality health care. What CDC Is Doing In recent years, CDC has supported research studies to develop new effective behavioral interventions and to adapt existing interventions for Hispanic/Latino populations. CDC also supports the national dissemination of effective HIV behavioral interventions for Hispanics/Latinos. These interventions, in...
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HIV/AIDS CLINIC-NURSE NEEDS ADVICE. Donation added!

I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nurse Betty,Your fears are irrational and unwarranted.1. "Is this a risk or should I go back to not even letting it bother me and do Read more »

NURSE need help about her occupational exposures to HIV

Thanks you doctor for taking time to read my message , i know thats you are very busy , because , not people from united- states who want your answer but all people around the world.I am a nurse from albania , i work in E .N .T service , during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...favor that you did not contract HIV from this exposure, but testing is warranted.You can download a copy of the "Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for... Read more »

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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS Coalition for EducationColorado's HIV/AIDS information source -- a collaboration of local agencies sponsored by Denver Public Health Boulder County AIDS Project Brother Jeff's Community Health InitiativeSupport for African-Americans with HIV... Read more »

Intervention - when/how?

Dear Dr Bob,Hi - I wrote to u before - am concerned friend from NY. Thanks so much for your advice. You really made a difference: I told her about the site and showed her your response. She has since switched docs/regimens (now on viramune and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...review with her some of the information readily available on this site pertaining to medications, symptoms, interacting with your HIV specialist, etc. You could also offer to go with her to her next visit to her HIV specialist. Encourage her to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia: Healthcare Access; HIV-Positive Women in Zambia Tend to Use Only Free Public Health Services

...formally employed or in charge of household finances, said Chituwo, and so cannot afford even the subsidized $8 monthly ARV price. "Public health services are accessed more by women than men only when they are free," said HIV activist Winston... Read more »
AIDS Action

Why Invest in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention?

...Health departments across the nation are experiencing budget shortfalls and are being forced to reduce staff and provide fewer public health services. The Center for Budget Policy and Priorities has said that 46 states are currently facing... Read more »
World Health Organization

At a Glance: Media Summary -- Towards Universal Access: Scaling Up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector -- Progress Report June 2008

...and hard-to-reach rural populations. International partners need to support and encourage high-prevalence countries to adopt a public health approach based on simplified clinical decision-making, standardized regimens and decentralized and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Intervention for Providers Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinician-Delivered HIV Risk-Reduction Intervention for HIV-Positive People

... "Clinician-delivered prevention interventions offer an opportunity to integrate risk-reduction counseling as a routine part of medical care," explain the study authors. A Read more »
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ANIMO Case Manager NYC

Posted by Robert1
...management to high-risk Spanish-speaking substance users and their sexual partners, as per the guidelines for the Psychomedical Intervention Model pioneered in Puerto Rico. S/he will work with the ANIMO Physicians Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner... Read more »

Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles

Posted by Anonymous
...The Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles and Orance County is currently hiring for new postions. We have positions available for persons interested in Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tears, they are healthier on the long run...... Sometimes we need to give up some rights for the common good.. The current Public Health response to HIV is lilke pitting Kermit the Frog against a Pit Bull Terrier - all you do is reduce the... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...Industry) - for her thougts on the ELISA test. I think the Government needs to fight this HIV thing to the fullest for the sake of Public Health. You can't put a spark and gasoline together and not get an explosion. Young folks and adults are... Read more »