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Government Program That Support Hiv Organizations In Africa

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...accountable for results. Treatment includes commitment by government and community leaders; national HIV/AIDS policy and clinical guidelines; training programs for clinical and laboratory staff; laboratory supplies and staffing support; and community outreach to promote adherence to antiviral treatment. Prevention activities are based on the specific HIV epidemic in each country. These include reducing sexual transmission with the ABC...
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How do I support my boyfriend who recently tested HIV-positive?

My long-distance boyfriend recently told that he tested HIV-positive. He's getting a second opinion. I told him that I love him and want to support him in any way that I can. But I find myself constantly knocking on an invisible emotional wall. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your "emotional needs" are the most important consideration at the moment. You should merely assure your boyfriend you "want to support him in any way you can" and you should listen carefully to what he is saying. He may well be just as concerned... Read more »

Research regarding HIV+ support groups

I am trying to find information (statistics, studies, and other research) that outlines the effects of organized support groups on people effected with HIV.I can easily find info regarding number of cases, etc. But nothing specific to the benefits...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I don't know of any published data on the effects of support groups. I would recommend researching the commonly used informational sites. A good place to start is:http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ Read more »

Is there a support group for alcoholics with hiv/aids?

my son is 32 and has recently went full blown. he is an alcoholic and has been for years. He is willing to talk to someone but it has to someone who is familiar with alcoholism with hiv/aids patients. Can you advise us?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Alcohol and substance abuse are often found together with HIV infection. If your son has access to an HIV clinic, they should know of alcohol treatment programs that are open and accepting Read more »

Family support for one that is infected with HIV

My younger sister may be infected with the HIV virus. I have been doing research on the virus so that I am able to be there for her adn help her through this. My question for you is how infact I should deal with the results. I will be going with...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The best support you can give is to be by her side and reassure her that she is not alone in this. Educating yourself about HIV is also very helpful, Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibian Program Requiring HIV-Positive People to Have "Treatment Supporter" Could Hinder Access to Treatment, Critics Say

... A Namibian program that requires HIV-positive people to have a "treatment supporter" before beginning antiretroviral therapy at public hospitals in the country could hinder access to treatment, some critics Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroonian Organizations Support Program to Provide Antiretroviral Access, Express Concerns About Sustainability

... Although some organizations that support people living with HIV in Cameroon welcome the country's efforts to provide universal access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Support for Elderly in Malawi Declining Because of HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Government Report Says

...formerly of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa -- says that Malawi's elderly population is seeing less care and support from their children and communities as the impact of HIV/AIDS and a weakening economy changes family... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Curb HIV Among Drug Users in Vietnam Show Success, Still Face Challenges

...clinics. In addition, more than 11,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam are receiving no-cost antiretroviral drugs through a government program that receives support from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , according to the ... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...for the prevention of sexual transmission. In 2006, the U.S. General Accounting Office, an independent agency that audits U.S. government programs, reported that legislative earmarks for abstinence programming were impeding the ability of PEPFAR... Read more »

LGBT HIV Support Group

Posted by DBEARNYC, 1 Reply
...I have just been told that a new support group has opened up at the Lesbian & gay Center in NYC. Located at 208 West 13th St (7th Ave), NY, NY 10011. Information Read more »

HIV support groups in virginia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a young, professional man looking for a support group in Virginia or Washington DC. I live in rural Southwest, Virginia. The only way I could get to D.C. is if the group met Read more »

I like to talk to someone with HIV & being support

Posted by Tigerboy, 7 Replies
...i would love to talk to someone who is living with HIV and get and understanding what they are going through. If someone could respond..i would love that and love to talk as well. Read more »