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Deaf Community And Hiv

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Deaf-REACH's HIV Prevention Program Speaks the Deaf Community's Language

From the Margin to the Center: A Spotlight Series Did you know that people who are deaf or hard of hearing are two to four times more likely to contract HIV than their hearing counterparts? That's just one of many facts that Sylvie Soulier... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing and HIV/AIDS

The American Social Health Association estimates that 28 million individuals in the United States are hearing impaired -- approximately 10 percent of the population. The deaf and hard of hearing exist within a unique and vibrant culture, a fact not... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Introduction Hearing Impairment The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Stereotyping Communication Between the Hearing and Hearing Impaired HIV Among the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Lack of Information Sexual Contact Substance Abuse Access Issues ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Bilateral deafness

hi Dr B, I have lost 40% of my hearing sometime last year.i would like to find out is this common in people living with HIV?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear of your situation. Hearing loss is not a common, nor described complication of HIV.BY... Read more »

HIV+ and HEPc + in a small community

Hello dr...i live in a very small isolated community. I've been here for about 8 years now and expected to have left here long before now. On Aril/99 i found i was + for hiv and hepc. I have my family here that are very supportive, but i feel...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
No one but yourself can or should offer any suggestions about making this big decision. This is what being an adult is all about. All you can do is talk with people you trust and evaluate all the pros and cons. If you are really having trouble... Read more »

Vaccines-for the HIV- community only or for POZies as well

Doctors,Are the vaccines currently being evaluated for human trials targeted for only HIV- individuals or are they going to provide additional artillery for those that are HIV+...if only HIV-, would we expect to see reduced R&D for future drug...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
So-called therapeutic vaccines are designed to improve the ability of an infected person to fight their infection, while preventive vaccines are meant to either prevent infection or prevent disease after infection in an HIV negative person. The two... Read more »

HIV and the Latino Faith Community

Dear Father DeMartini-I am currently performing qualitative research for the CDC HIV Prevention-Faith Initiative Project. I am focusing on the response/experience of the Latino Faith Community to the epidemic. In addition we are seeking the...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Mary Ann--Thansk you for your inquiry. I am so glad to learn about this vital initiative. I sincerely believe that that the Church and faith communities must be involved in a collaborative and positive way in helping people face the challenges of... Read more »
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Study on HIV/AIDS in the Deaf Communit

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,
My name is Melissa Adams. I am a hearing student at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. For my Master thesis I am doing interviews with HIV positive Deaf adults to learn about their experience with this disease. The... Read more »

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