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Education Funding For Individuals With HIV

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CALLING ALL HIV-EDUCATED INDIVIDUALS

Posted by NW715, 1 Reply
To all those who are truly educated on the topic of hiv:
I have called numerous infectious disease offices and not one nurse can answer my question! I have attempted to research the topic, but have come up with minimal answers.

Can someone please... Read more »

HIV EDUCATION

Posted by debtex, 3 Replies
Hey all,
I've decided to do a program to go out to schools or certain getherings and talk to others about HIV and my experience, and prevention. I'm very excited about it....MA just hasn't had the funding in years for the training that you need to... Read more »

Would you take 15 minutes to help change the life of another HIV positive individual?

Posted by adamneedsupport, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, my name is Adam and I am a Clinical Psychology PhD candidate trying to finish his dissertation. This is the last step I need to complete before receiving my degree. I have been HIV positive since the age of 16 and have struggled... Read more »

HIV Educational Scholarships?

Posted by Anonymous
I was wondering if anybody knew of any organizations that offered educational scholarships or grants to gay or HIV positive college students?
Thanks

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Hiv Positive Public Educators wanted*

Posted by AIDS2HIV
Aids2Hiv is looking for positive people who are willing to actively educate thier communities with a brutally honest, accurate message of education and prevention. We are NOT looking for someone to hand out the government message.

Candidate must be... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What states continue individual major medical policies with state/fedgov funds?

I am HIV pos & AIDS symptomatic. I was diagnosed 5 years ago and almost immediately lost my business, my money, and my health. For the last 5 years or so I have been trapped by my fear of losing the private health policy I had in place when I...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
Unfortunately, I don't know of a definitive list of states which have established insurance continuation programs. You can check the the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors in Washington DC. Their number is (202)434-8090... Read more »

HIV individual interacting with non-HIV child

My three and a half year old son loves playing and jumping on and climbing over his uncle (my brother-in-law) whenever he visits. However, his uncle has been diagnosed with HIV recently (probably exposed around July time). My wife and I want to let...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You and your wife are to be congratulated on your level-headed approach. Here is some information that will hopefully improve your level of comfort:1. Sinusitis isn't contagious-- your son can't give it to his uncle, or anyone else, for... Read more »

Help needed for HIV Education (AIDS DENIALISTS)

Hi Dr Bob,I always read this site and being a regular traveller to Africa i always pass of safe sex info to the locals.I have one gentthere who denies HIV/Aids is real and usually bounces all kind of info at me to back up his claim. Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've addressed this topic many times in the past. I'll reprint a few of my comments from the archives below. You can find many more with a simple search. In addition I'll post some articles from AIDS Treatment News that address... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer that never changes) remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Health Commissioner Asks FBI to Investigate AIDS Education Organization Over Allegations of Misused Funds

Baltimore Health Commissioner Peter Beilenson has asked FBI to investigate allegations that the executive director of the Baltimore-based AIDS education and service group Health Education Resource Organization misused the organization's funds to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: STD Programs Lose Funding -- Health District Cuts Money for Education, Testing

Despite rising STD and HIV diagnoses locally, shortfalls in the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) budget led board members on Thursday to reduce services, including those for HIV and STDs. Overall, $200,000 in services were removed from the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Microfinance Projects Help Individuals With HIV/AIDS Increase Incomes, Improve Health

Forty-seven microfinance projects last year allowed individuals with HIV/AIDS to obtain basic business training that helped them increase their incomes, improve their health and nutrition, and expand their access to antiretroviral drugs, Carole... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Impact of Crystal Methamphetamine Use on HIV-Positive Individuals

"Crystal" is the popular street name of the pharmaceutical compound methamphetamine. The drug is a potent psycho-stimulant that has the potential to cause irreparable physical, psychological, and social damage to individuals who abuse or become... Read more »