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Counseling Issues For Prisoners That Are HIV/AIDS

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Rates of New HIV Infections, by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2006 Source: CDC. Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV, as will 1 in 106 Hispanic/Latina women. In 2008, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for more than 19% of the...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

hiv counseling

how to counsel the pre and after testing hiv patients?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV testing is best accompanied by counseling to provide education about HIV and how it is transmitted. The testing process in the Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l recently tested Read more »

Disclosure and Hysteria

With the recent reporting of high profile cases involving disclosure in the US and Canada; finding people with HIV guilty of "murder", I am very worried about any potential sex partners I may have in the future. I plan on disclosing to them via...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.) Fortunately some cases are being decided by more enlightened courts. (See below.)Hopefully President Obama's national HIV/AIDS strategy will help promote science and common sense to overcome the hysteria, myths, stigma and fears that... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Voluntary HIV Testing, Counseling Ordered for Prison Inmates in India's Maharashtra State

...Bombay High Court in the Indian capital city of Mumbai on Friday ordered the Maharashtra state government to provide voluntary HIV counseling and testing to 7,000 inmates in the state's four central prisons as part of a campaign to assess HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bill Would Require Prisons to Provide HIV Counseling, Prevention Education, Condoms

...require officials to regularly survey state and county correctional facilities to determine inmate groups most affected by HIV/AIDS and to develop strategies to treat HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in prisons (Gokhman, Oakland... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill That Would Require Federal Prisons to Provide Inmates With HIV Testing, Treatment, Counseling

...similar bill as part of a campaign to address HIV/AIDS among blacks, who account for a disproportionate share of the country's prison inmates. According to a study released in 2005 by researchers at the University of California-Berkeley 's ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

...set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys of 15-... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...inside and outside prison. "Both inmates and society as a whole have long held the belief that transmission is common among prison inmates. The interesting thing about this study is that it directly contradicts that," he said. Terry Butler, a... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV Counseling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am trying to find the best way to find a GOOD HIV counselor in my area. I am Philadelphia, Pa. Any ideas? Thanks. Read more »

HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
... AIDS Survival Project HIV testing, counseling, and referal Description: Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Read more »