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Condoms And Hiv Prevention

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Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't the perfect tool of protection. They occasionally slip, broke and even if not important for a purely medical and preventive point of view they steel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...posted on the blog page of this site soon. It addresses your concern about decreased sensitivity and intimacy.My opinions on HIV prevention are far from conservative and I have not ignored the Swiss Study. Rather, my statements are supported by... Read more »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Catholics for a Free Choice Ad Calls on Catholic Church to Lift Ban on Condoms for HIV Prevention

...published an advertisement in the Washington Post calling for the Catholic Church to lift its ban on the use of condoms for HIV prevention (CFFC ad, 11/11). Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, president of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for... Read more »

Condoms and HIV Prevention and women can obtain good-quality condoms free or at low, subsidized prices. However, recent analyses of condom use for HIV prevention in developing countries show that there is a growing but unmet demand for male and female condoms. In other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Editorial, Opinion Pieces Debate Merit of Condoms in HIV Prevention, Sex Education Efforts

...published an editorial and two opinion pieces discussing the value of including information on condoms in sex education and HIV prevention efforts. Summaries of the pieces appear below: Condoms "Save Lives" Education about condoms "has been... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Benedict Faces "Difficult Choice" in Determining Whether to Recommend Condoms as HIV Prevention Method, Opinion Piece Says

...asked the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care and other scientists and theologians to study condom use as a means of HIV prevention, and the Vatican expects to release a document on the subject. Although some Catholic clergy have... Read more »
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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. 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 Read more »


Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
...very simple. People ARE using condoms! The use of condoms to prevent the transmission of HIV is our most trusted method of HIV prevention, accepted around the world with a success rate of 99% for condom use versus a failure rate of 88% for... Read more »


Posted by reparatur
...Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel... Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore Read more »