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Federal Government Financing Treatment For Hiv/aids

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HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications
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cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that the meds will be drying up? and if that is so what will the hundreds of thousands of people do? Is this real?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation in South Florida, the nationwide waiting list surged past record levels set in 2004, to 1,781 people, according to the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors. The growth is expected to continue when Georgia starts... Read more »

how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...despite the cost of PrEP. Many HIV-positive people will be concerned that the cost of ARVs are part of PrEP threatens access to HIV treatment, particularly through the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. By law, ADAP cannot pay for medications for... Read more »


Dr. Bob,I am from Canada and I was just reading a recent question about some Americans not being able to get antiiral drugs. I am not to informed on the access to Antivirals drug in Canada but I believe all who have HIV can get these drugs. Why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thousands with people with HIV who are not being treated in America that aren't even on waiting lists. This is unacceptable when the federal government is spending billions of dollars every year on HIV/AIDS. Congress must provide the necessary... 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
...infection than others? Are women especially vulnerable to HIV? Are young people at significant risk of HIV infection? Are there treatments for HIV/AIDS? Is there a cure for AIDS? Is there a vaccine to prevent HIV infection? Can you tell whether... Read more »
Health GAP

AIDS Activist "Die-In" Delays International AIDS Conference Opening Ceremony

...and our finance ministers recently suggested that these spending targets should be dismissed altogether. Already, access to HIV treatment is being cut back. Waiting lists are growing. Despite their repeated rhetorical recognition that investment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: AIDS Group to Expand

...hired as MAP's new vice president for grants and finance. "I've spent a lot of time restoring the agency's respect with the federal government," she said. Cash flow was a problem in April, with employees paid late for two pay periods, said... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform Praises President Obama's National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...this funding and to provide immediate expanded access to Medicaid for low-income people with HIV through passage of the Early Treatment for HIV Act (ETHA). "While Project Inform appreciates the Administration's attention to the ADAP crisis and... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform and CHAMP Lead Think Tank to Develop an Integrated Approach to HIV Testing, Linkage to Care & Treatment to Further Control U.S. Epidemic

...prevention in order to further control the domestic epidemic. The Think Tank took place only days after new Federal Guidelines for HIV treatment were announced and that recommend earlier initiation of antiretroviral treatment for people... Read more »
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front line

Posted by Anonymous
...three-fold, including a doubling in 2005 alone. In sub-Saharan Africa, the most heavily affected region, the number of people on HIV treatment increased eight-fold in 2004 and 2005. As a result, an estimated 250,000 to 350,000 deaths worldwide... Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Advocacy Department Other duties as assigned Desired qualifications: A keen sense of current and future needs for strengthening HIV treatment and cure related research and therapeutic development, and for achieving greater control of the... Read more »

What country am I living in??

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hi! I'm absolutely amazed with health care in this country. I have relocated to Indiana, I live on a low budget here. I applied to recieve medication in Indiana. after two months of trying to get into their programs here I am presumedly and... Read more »

Federal Government Employee's Health Insurance

Posted by ramal, 1 Reply
...I have just been hired by a branch of the Federal Government and although I have yet to go through orientation, I understand that there are around 15 different health insurance plans to Read more »