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Have Modes Of Hiv Transmission And Prevention Changed Over The Pasted 20 Years

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Eye as a mode of transmission? (MOSQUITOS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you're doing well! I think you're AWESOME!It's summer and as expected, I'm sure you'll be overwhelmed with mosquito related questions; so I apologize in advance.Most of the mosquito transmission...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Here we go again, the ultimate QTND (question that never dies) rises to life once again! (See below.) Just to anticipate other questions about mosquitos with inept flying skills, let's set the record straight. Whether the mosquito flies into... Read more »

Change from Preventative to Non-Preventative

I also got the same letter from UnitedHealthcare. The employee account changed from a preventative... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Validation of Race/Ethnicity and Transmission Mode in the U.S. HIV/AIDS Reporting System

Since 1981, the national HIV/AIDS reporting system (HARS) has provided data to track the progression of the AIDS epidemic, detect patterns of transmission, assess prevention programs, provide an epidemiological basis for planning, and allocate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex, Not Unsafe Injections, Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Says

Sex, not unsafe medical practices, is the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study published in the Feb. 7 issue of the Lancet , Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/5). George Schmid of the World Health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Glaser Foundation Officials Call for Changes to Legislation That Would Reauthorize PEPFAR, Including Targets for Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Prevention

Africa program directors with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation on Wednesday suggested various provisions for legislation that would reauthorize the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , including the creation of a five-year... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes in Sexual Behavior and Risk of HIV Transmission After Antiretroviral Therapy and Prevention Interventions in Rural Uganda

The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to assess changes in risky sexual behavior and estimated HIV transmission from HIV-infected adults in rural Uganda after six months of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Between May 2003 and December... Read more »
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Mode of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was just wondering if there are any ways of getting HIV, realistically speaking, other than unprotected sex and drug use, for most of us. I have read in a few places that there are cases of HIV each year where the mode of transmission is... Read more »

unsafe sex remains the primary mode of transmissio

Posted by Anonymous
Just wanted to post this in case you read that article this guy posts repeatedly. He's wrong...

Medical Practices Not Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Africa, UN Meeting Finds
United Nations (New York) - March 14, 2003

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Getting past crystal meth use

Posted by chadlee, 7 Replies
Hey there-I have been positive for a little over 4 years and most of that time I have been very addicted to crystal meth. I was using 24/7 for probably 3 years and about a year ago I tried to quit cold turkey with no help at all. I have only... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.

June 3, 1999
Robin Keene, SCHNS, Communicable Disease Supervisor
Manatee County Health Department

Dear Ms. Keene,
Please accept my resignation from employment with the Health... Read more »