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Fostering A Hiv Positive Child In The Us

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percentage rate of children in foster care with Aids

Whatis the precentage rate of children in foster care that is infected with Aids?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...I suspect that the percentage of children who are HIV infected in foster care varies considerably by geographic location, ethnicity, and age. I suggest you call an adoption Read more »

Mental State of HIV+ child

Hi Dr Horwath2 Question if you dont mind.I have an HIV+ 3,5 year old foster childr who is on ARV's... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces on NIH-Funded AIDS Drug Trials Involving Foster Children

... Researchers who conducted NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children often did not appoint independent advocates for the children, despite policies requiring the assignments, according to a review Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces on NIH-Funded AIDS Drug Trials Involving Foster Children

... Researchers who conducted NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children often did not appoint independent advocates for the children, despite policies requiring the assignments, according to a review Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces on NIH-Funded AIDS Drug Trials Involving Foster Children

...Researchers who conducted NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children often did not appoint independent advocates for the children, despite policies requiring the assignments, according to a review Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

No Foster Children Died From Participation in New York HIV Drug Trials; Race Not a Selection Factor, Report Says

... Foster children in New York City who participated in clinical drug trials for HIV/AIDS medications did not die as a result of participation in Read more »
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Hey Gang

Posted by Bhammer40, 1 Reply
...into foster parenting and our HIV physicians say that we should attempt to do this. Maybe we will foster care and then adopt a child that is HIV positive too. We shall see. Take care. Read more »

Would Love To have a child

Posted by micah0320, 2 Replies
...I am a 31yo gay black male living in Atlanta, GA. I would love to have a child. Of seven siblings I am the only one without children. If there is a willing HIV+ female (race not important) around the same age that would like to meet and talk... Read more »

Finding it extremely hard to move on ....

Posted by joejoe5673, 4 Replies
...stresses me out. I have been a foster parent to her for 3 years. It's hard living with HIV but it's even harder living with a child in foster care. With all the home visits from case workers, cooking, cleaning, laundry, appointments for the... Read more »

children

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...how long can children live with hiv 2 years and 4 years old very worried Read more »