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Government Help For Hiv-positive People

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Government Agency singles out people who are HIV+??

At the local welfare office, when a person who is known to be HIV+ applies for food stamps, daycare, medical, etc, their case is identified and given to a specific worker known to carry the HIV+ caseload. No special training has been given to this...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...This sounds like one of those policies intended to help recipients--have one person be the "expert" on HIV-related issues and have all HIV+ recipients served by that individual--that has an unintended bad outcome. Read more »

You are the mist honest person I know. Maybe you can answer these questions.

First off o want to say that I know and care about you deeply through these answers you answer.... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group Calls on Kenyan Government to Stop Taxing Imported Goods Intended for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The Action for Empowerment Organization on Sunday appealed to the Kenyan government to exempt taxes on goods imported into the country for HIV-positive people, Kenya's Daily Nation reports. Sam Tushabe, Read more »
Housing Works

N.C. Rep: Government Shouldn't Fund HIV Treatment for People "Living in Perverted Lifestyles"

...that HIV-positive people don't deserve funding. In North Carolina this week, state Rep. Larry Brown announced that the government should not spend money to treat adults with HIV/AIDS who "caused it by the way they live." His unfortunate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

10% of HIV-Positive People in Peru Receiving Antiretrovirals From Government, Official Says

... About 9,000 of the estimated 90,000 HIV-positive people in Peru have received government-sponsored antiretroviral drugs, Jose Sebastian -- national coordinator of the sanitarian strategy of prevention and control of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Government to Delay Enrollment of Additional HIV-Positive People in Drug Treatment Program

... The Zimbabwean government has announced that it will postpone enrolling additional HIV-positive people to its antiretroviral treatment program following Read more »
Connect With Others

I am the caregiver of a disabled adult who has HIV

Posted by 28262
...to have this person in my home. It is hard to see a person get sick when they do not understand many things. I can say the government has helped out so much in helping me take care of this person. You can have a happy life even if you are HIV... Read more »

Hiv Positive Public Educators wanted*

Posted by AIDS2HIV
...communities with a brutally honest, accurate message of education and prevention. We are NOT looking for someone to hand out the government message. Candidate must be able to speak publicly in thier geographical area. This is a Volunteer... Read more »

HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...who are infected with HIV, to see they are not afraid to tell others they are infected. Yet, science, medical, pharmaceutical, government and the media has ignored much of what individuals infected have to say, which is a major contribution when... Read more »

"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...death using proper food, nutritional support, and alternative and complementary therapies. In Europe and the United States, governments and pharmaceutical forces are working at making decisions that if successful, they will not only take away our... Read more »