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Effective Counseling For Hiv People

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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/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 »

Zambian Counseller please answer Sir, BODY MASS INDEX AND SEROCONVERSION, ANY RELATIONSHIP?

Respected Sir,and My Guru, people here beleive that those who are fat take longer to seroconvert if they are fat, could you kindly clarify Sir.I take this opportunity to thank you for your blessings,of late I did several lectures to poultry farm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Whether a Two-Ton Tessie or a Twiggy, the time to HIV seroconversion would not change! Fat has no effect on the HIV window period.I applaud your compassionate efforts and good deeds! 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 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 »
Articles
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

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Counseling about sexual behavior during drug addiction treatment could help reduce unsafe sexual behavior among people at risk of HIV in Russia, according to a study recently published in the journal Addiction , ANI/ New Kerala reports.... 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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How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...developed full-blown AIDS to the time of death was generally a couple of years or less. Thanks to new medications, the face of HIV/AIDS is changing dramatically. For a new generation, it has become a chronic condition rather than a terminal one.... Read more »

Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies
...(understandable) but he is one of these manly men that won't talk about it and acts like he's fine. i know he's not fine. i am the only person that knows about this and i feel as if he is putting a wall between us for some reason. we have only... Read more »

Counseling

Posted by halfbrazilian, 1 Reply
...your cities. Even if you have to pay a small fee, your lives will be enriched. The Funny thing is I rarely talk about HIV. I talk about all the other crap in my life. I am extremely blessed in my life- but still have the kinks to work out... Read more »

Orasure and other tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...quicker way? I would rather not do the at home test since I have a family, and also would like a counselor to talk with in person....thanks for any help Read more »