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Counseling People With Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

... What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The total funds under PEPFAR total over $50
Ask the Experts

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/AIDS, co-diagnosis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, antivirals, toxic chemical exposure.

I am a Registered Nurse working in Australia in health promotion, education, information and counselling for people with HIV. I have lived with symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now for over ten years. My work indicates to me that there are...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloThanks for your comments. My experience with patients with symptoms of CFS and HIV has not shown any increased intolerance to antiviral medication (thus far). I agree that clinicians must have a more open mind Read more »

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 counselling

My boyfriends nephew, who stays with him is hiv positive and has been on medication for a month. He is nine years old and he doesn't know why he is taking the medicine. He doesn't know that he is HIV positive. How do we go about informing a nine...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...First, who is responsible for the boy? Is your boyfriend his guardian? Are his parents alive and well? The person or people who are responsible for the boy should make this decision.Second, whoever tells him should consider whether he is old Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya to Train Health Workers to Counsel HIV-Positive People, Prevent Further Transmission

... "Kenyan health workers have been missing the opportunity to prevent HIV-positive people from infecting others because they lack the skills and knowledge to counsel this population, say specialists," Read more »
Hatherleigh Press

Counseling Chemically Dependent People with HIV Illness

...self-destructive behaviors that place themselves as well as others at risk forinfection. Sometimes HIV status is disclosed to persons who have no need to know out of adesire to gain sympathy or manipulate a situation to their advantage. HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia's HIV/AIDS Council Director Urges People to Be Tested on National Voluntary Counseling, Testing Day

... Alex Simwanza, director of programs for Zambia's National HIV/AIDS Council , in an interview ahead of Zambia's national voluntary counseling and testing day, which was scheduled for Monday, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Counseling During Drug Addiction Treatment Reduces Unsafe Sexual Behavior Among People At Risk of HIV, Study Finds

...standard program. PREVENT sessions took place at a hospital in Russia and involved obtaining HIV test results, discussions of personal risk and the creation of a behavioral change plan. In addition, researchers explained to the PREVENT... Read more »
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Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies patient w/ him and tell him to take his time. he says he just is not in the mood. i know he is not cheating, its truly the hiv. he doesnt seem to be doing anything to resolve this issue. i have suggested meeting with the aids org woman who i... Read more »


Posted by halfbrazilian, 1 Reply
...other crap in my life. I am extremely blessed in my life- but still have the kinks to work out and talking to an objective person has given me so much perspective about my life and the lives of the people around me. We're not alone guys....if... Read more »

GMHC counselers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that the GMHC counselers were so much more compassionate and knowledgable. I had a lady talk to me for 10 min. She told me that HIV is not a punishment and what I am going through is about guilt. That every time I call or get on the internet... Read more »

D.C. Health Educator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Whitman-Walker Clinic Jambo Aki Health Educator Description: Provide HIV prevention & education services to Black gay/bisexual male population. Conduct pre/post- test counseling. Distribute condoms, Read more »