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Evidence Based Practice In Hiv Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

... What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of
Ask the Experts

HIV is not so bad anymore (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2010)

I understand you must keep the prevention message high but do you think that the Fear HIV method is still functioning after 2 decades of the HIV epidemic? Don't you think it's the same as putting warning messages on cigarette packages which never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...counterbalance to the folks who think HIV is nothing to worry about. It would be difficult (in fact, impossible) to craft an HIV prevention message that would be appropriate for both of these groups. No doubt HIV prevention is still very much... Read more »


Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I went to the Er and was prescribed Viread and combavir, will this lower my chances of contracting Hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and behavioral. During trials, all participants must receive state-of-the-art HIV risk-reduction counseling and other proven HIV prevention interventions. Even if these trials demonstrate that PrEP can reduce HIV transmission, it is equally... Read more »

how long do i have

dr bob. in one of your blogs a person asked you if it was cool to have hiv. you said we have 10 years on average to live after diagnosis. this really scares me. so many other hiv doctors say we can live a normal life span. have you given up hope ....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not "negative," although they are realistic. I remain the most optimistic guy on the planet.Dr. BobHIV is not so bad anymore (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2010) Apr 21, 2010I understand you must keep the prevention message high but do you think that... Read more »

Doctor overly zealous in treatment adherence?

My husband just started taking Isentress and Truvada (his first treatment since he was diagnosed). When he asked the doctor about the timing of the Raltegravir (Isentress) and how exactly he needs to keep the interval at 12 hours (he takes it at...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.In my opinion, I think that the 20 minute rule is a bit strict. Indeed, evidence-based medical review of the literature would show that the pivotal clinical trial for Isentress simply stated that the dosing Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Support Concrete and Specific HIV Prevention Measures in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy!

...SisterLove, Inc. Julie Davids Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP) Anna Ford Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services Jennifer Hecht, MPH STOP AIDS Project Ernest Hopkins San... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What Have We Learned From Community Experiences in Concentrated Epidemics?

...laws should protect all groups who are more vulnerable to, or at risk, of HIV. Believe it or not, in my own country, France, AIDS prevention activists are now legally blacklisted by the police. Right now, any person in France who attends AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention in the United States at a Critical Crossroads and our national conscience require we make the right choice." Dr. Jonathan Mermin Director, CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention CDC is also currently evaluating the potential role of adult male circumcision in slowing the U.S.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Confronting the Evidence in Evidence-Based Prevention: Current Scientific and Political Challenges

...evidence-based HIV prevention. The core of this initiative is a series of panel discussions about the gathering and interpreting of evidence for establishing efficacy and effectiveness in HIV prevention -- evidence that is then used to inform... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...years has been characterized by misperceptions that HIV transmission in prisons is widespread." Most news stories provide little evidence for that idea, she said. The findings, published in CDC's Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report, raise... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...status is unknown Infected blood HIV also is spread through contact with infected blood. Before donated blood was screened for evidence of HIV infection and before heat-treating techniques to destroy HIV in blood products were introduced, HIV... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...accounted for roughly one out of three people on antiretrovirals in low- and middle-income countries. PEPFAR also supports various HIV prevention programs, including a $500 million initiative for prevention of mother-to-child transmission. Its... Read more »