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The Feminization of an Epidemic

..., 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that, despite the many similarities between HIV-positive men and women, there are some sex/gender-related differences with important HIV prevention and treatment implications. These differences range from the interaction of HIV and the female immune system, to the social vulnerability that places women at higher risk for HIV and its complications. In...
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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 »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV infections are still happening. Do you think that your prevention efforts are really useful? If the only use of condoms should prevent HIV from spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree condoms alone are not enough to end the pandemic. See below.Dr. BobPrevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)May 5, 2009 Dr. B, HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story.... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might imagine and condoms alone are not the "end of story"... Read more »

Bush and HIV prevention

Why do you think Bush is doing a bad job of HIV prevention?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...routine HIV testing as a principle but rather I have some concerns about the currently proposed plan in light of limited HIV/AIDS prevention dollars. It's more of a where can you get the best bang for your buck, so to speak, when your bucks are... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New CDC Rules on AIDS Education Funding Might Reduce Effectiveness of HIV Prevention Materials, Some Advocates Say

...Proposed guidelines from CDC for federally funded HIV/AIDS education efforts might reduce the effectiveness of HIV prevention materials and "impede efforts to prevent the disease," according to some HIV/AIDS advocates and educators, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Extension of So-Called "Global Gag Rule" to HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs Would "Endanger Women's Lives," Letter to Editor Says

...bans U.S. funding from going to international organizations that discuss or provide abortion services -- to funding for HIV/AIDS prevention programs, Marianne Mollmann, a researcher in the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch , writes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi Rules Out Circumcision for AIDS Prevention

The government of Malawi will not promote male circumcision to fight HIV because there is not enough evidence to show it protects against the virus, two officials said Wednesday. Mary Shaba, the principal secretary for HIV and AIDS, said there is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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... 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
...not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention methods that work but also, the presidents government policies on HIV/AIDS prevention are endangering lives! President Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails 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 »

Paid HIV Prevention Study--Participants Needed!

Posted by Anonymous
...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.projecthip.net for more information.... Read more »