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Failing Hiv Prevention Programs Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...receive public assistance. 22 Racial/Ethnic Differences The rates of HIV diagnosis and the risk factors for HIV infection differ for women of various races or ethnicities -- a situation that must be considered when creating prevention programs. For example, even though the annual estimated rate of HIV diagnosis for black women decreased significantly -- from 82.7 per 100,000 population in 2001 to 60.2 per 100,000 population in 2005 -- it...
Ask the Experts

when we can expect first therupetic vaccine to come in market?

i have been on meds for almost 2 weeks and feel as if its already been decade popping up that poison every day,it makes me feel depressed and sick, recently i read about developements in field of immunotherapy and therupetic vaccines of different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in development, largely in early-stage trials. Communities that were involved in previous vaccine trials remain committed to HIV prevention research. Advocacy has also been recalibrated over the past year, with a focus on the long haul and an... Read more »

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...susceptibility to the virus, as it was seen in men who did not receive the vaccine. It is, instead, a stark reminder that current prevention programs and tools are not meeting the needs of these men in the U.S. and around the world. Pressing... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...supports comprehensive sex education that is age-appropriate. He supports increasing federal appropriations for science-based HIV prevention programs. Obama supports the JUSTICE Act, which would prevent transmission of HIV within the incarcerated... Read more »

problem with vaccine

vaccines for the flu don't make you not get the flu, they make your body fight it off when it comes. So, why do they consider it a failure of the Merck trials that it seemed to make the patient for susceptible to getting hiv? it scientfically...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scale-up of lifesaving HIV treatment programs is critical. However, treatment alone will not end the AIDS pandemic. Developing HIV prevention strategies, including a vaccine, remains an extremely important goal. A number of proven strategies to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevention in Namibia Should Focus on Behavior Change, Reducing Stigma, Health Minister Says

... HIV prevention efforts in Namibia should "put more emphasis" on changing behavior and reducing HIV-associated stigma and discrimination, Namibian Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Conference in Rwanda Closes; Speakers Urge Increased Prevention, Treatment, Care Efforts

...the conference said that health care workers can start looking for potentially HIV-positive children in mother-to-child HIV prevention programs, which are available in most countries. According to VOA News , initiatives recommended at the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Chronicle Publishes Letters to the Editor Responding to Article on Impact of loveLife HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign

...article in the San Francisco Chronicle by freelance author Rena Singer last week examined loveLife , South Africa's national HIV prevention program for youth and one of the largest HIV/AIDS prevention programs in the world ( Kaiser Daily... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Africa

...country reported condom use rates among MSM of 80% or higher. 6. Coverage: What Percentage of MSM Are Being Reached by HIV Prevention Programs? UNGASS Indicator: Percentage of MSM reached with HIV prevention programs Summary: Forty-six... Read more »
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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 »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to Read more »

Participants Needed for HIV Prevention Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.proiecthip.net for more information.... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
... HIV Prevention: What you need to know! Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and Read more »