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Correlates Of Hiv Stigma In Hiv Positive Women

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS...
Ask the Experts

HIV and stigma

I have been aids pos for 4 years since 05, since that time I had to quit my job because of cryptococcal menengitis, I tried short term disability but I was quietly pushed to file social security, sinece then I have found it impossible to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your town or city and a list will pop up.) You may well benefit from joining a support group of folks with similar issues. Your HIV specialist physician should also have a list of support services that might be helpful. Hopefully, close friends... Read more »

Eliminating the Stigma of HIV/AIDS -we are all one.

Dr. Bob,Our hero- we have to work together to eliminate the stigma of hiv/aids. We are all affected. It's heros like you would motivate us to want to help out the cause. What should we do. We need hiv positive doctors working out in the field in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comments are viewed by more than 1,500,000 folks every month. That's a lot of eyeballs. In addition, I have founded two HIV/AIDS medical groups devoted to the compassionate and comprehensive care of HIVers. Plus, my tax-exempt charitable... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...closing the gaps in opportunity that exist in our society so that we can strengthen our public health. We must also overcome the stigma that surrounds HIV/AIDS ? a stigma that is too often tied to homophobia. We need to encourage folks to get... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent to interviews. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Marketplace" Reports on South African Concert, Botswanan Pageant Aimed at Raising Funds, Reducing Stigma for Women's HIV/AIDS Fight

...complications in 1991 ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/22). 'Marketplace' also reported on Botswana's ongoing "Miss HIV Stigma Free" beauty pageant, which seeks to address the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS among women. The 'Marketplace'... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Women Unite to Help End Stigma of HIV

... Nearly 100 women attended the Volusia/Flagler Minority AIDS Network's first conference, "Sistas Organizing to Survive," on Saturday in Daytona Beach. Organizers noted HIV/AIDS is disproportionately Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Women With HIV Break Silence, Confront Stigma

...life-changing journey. She has gone from being quiet and shy to asserting herself as a confident leader confronting HIV/AIDS stigma. "I go to the local hospital and stay there 'til three in the afternoon to help in the counseling service... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Stigma Clings Stubbornly to Women Living With HIV/AIDS

...United States face strikingly high levels of stigma, according to survey results released today by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. The amfAR survey results will be presented at a press conference on Monday, March 31, at 9 a.m. at the... Read more »
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Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
... Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ My name is Eric, a graduate Read more »

spoken word poets, Emcess

Posted by Keya
...share some poetry? I also, can share mine. What has been challenging in sharing your personal story about living with HIV/AIDS in public through your art? Also, how has living with the virs impacted your self worth? How do you find ways to... Read more »

stigma

Posted by polywog, 6 Replies
...these boards - truly. When all the news is so encouraging, the disease is treatable, the outlook better than ever, why is the stigma attached to it so powerful? i still cry / worry myself sick, burden my partner/ and I 'm aware of all good ... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women Read more »