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Government Programs To Combat The Increase Of HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

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

...medications to over 17 million pregnant women. Budget: PEPFAR provided approximately $712 million to support prevention activities. This is 22% of program funding. If counseling and testing are counted as prevention, this increases to 29 percent. Care Goal: To support care for 10 million people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, including orphans and children. Progress: Through September 2008, PEPFAR supported care for more than...
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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
...Government Aid for H.I.V. Drugs, By KEVIN SACK, NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 2010FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The weak economy is crippling the government program that provides life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs to people with H.I.V. or AIDS who cannot... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Obama's HIV/AIDS platform includes both domestic and global components. I'll post his plan below.On August 2, the CDC greatly increased its estimate of the number of new HIV infections in the U.S. each year from 40,000 to 56,000! Both candidates... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...many more lives in jeopardy. How does one judge a policy that sustains lives by providing treatment to some, but then promotes increased HIV-infection rates (and ultimately increased HIV/AIDS deaths) by insisting on policies that sabotage... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...many more lives in jeopardy. How does one judge a policy that sustains lives by providing treatment to some, but then promotes increased HIV-infection rates (and ultimately increased HIV/AIDS deaths) by insisting on policies that sabotage... Read more »
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U.S. Department of State

Expanding HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment, and Care Programs for Refugees

...time when their vulnerability to infection and sickness is most acute. For example, women and children are often exposed to increased levels of sexual violence when they are forced to flee their homes. And sadly, without adequate assistance,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and what precautions you might take to prevent transmission to other people. Regardless of the result, testing tends to increase your commitment to overall good health habits. If you test positive, you can learn more about HIV and be... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...are at increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after menopause, but studies have also shown thatHIV infection increases a person's risk of losing bone mineral density. Thisplaces both HIV+ men and women at increased risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater... Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...community; 2) ensure HIV testing is considered as a standard of health care in relationship to other familiar chronic conditions; 3) increase the number of individuals- who dont think they are at risk- who get tested and know their status; 4)... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

front line

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 »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(CDC), AIDS affects nearly seven times more African Americans and three times more Hispanics than whites. In recent years, an increasing number of African-American women and children are being affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2003, two-thirds of U.S.... Read more »