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Health Services For Hiv Low Income

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Low-Income HIV-Positive People More Likely to Die Than Counterparts With Higher Incomes, Study Says

Low-income HIV-positive people are more likely to die than HIV-positive people who have higher incomes and more education, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved , United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Literacy in Low-Income Latino Men and Women Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Community-Based Treatment Centers

The current study describes deficits in health literacy in a sample of 90 low-income HIV-positive Latino men and women having problems with treatment adherence. Some HIV/AIDS populations, including certain underserved ethnic minority groups seeking... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Examines Donor Funding for Health Issues in Low-, Middle-Income Countries

"Donor Funding for Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, 2001-2006 ," Kaiser Family Foundation : The report examines trends in official development assistance for health issues provided by donor governments, such as the U.S. and European... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Not disabled, no ins., off meds for 4 yrs., low income, need help

I was diagnosed HIV+ 5 years ago. At the time I had COBRA insurance and was being treated by Dr. Louis Sloan, MD. at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, TX. My insurance expired after the first year of treatment and I've not had any kind of treatment...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
Your problem is a very difficult one. I have to assume that your local AIDS resource center has given you all the health care options they know about in the area. I don't know if you have looked at all your options for private health insurance... Read more »

no health insurance- no income- cant afford meds

Hi Dr. Bob,I am a student in alot of debt who has no health insurance. I cant afford hiv meds. I see combivir costs $800 alone for a months supply. How can i survive this diagnosis? With no health insurance and meds?Scared Student...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,WHOA! Slow down a minute, scared student, and take a couple of big cleansing yoga breaths, OK? Go ahead. We'll wait. There, don't you feel better?Fist off, are you HIV positive? Have you been tested and has that test been confirmed?... Read more »

Radiesse or Sculptra costs for low income folks?

Hi,I am more and more interested in this treatment. My face isn't a worse case scenario by far but I'm getting back out there and dating after a 7 year break and well, I wanna look good, as good as I can look. My body is fab as I work...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting.I asked Dr. Douglas Mest at Blue Pacific in Los Angeles (<a href="" target=_new>web link</a>) your question and he mentioned two names in San Francisco Dr. Marcus... Read more »

Laid off with income too high for ADAP

It is likely that I will be laid off soon due to my company ceasing to operate. Obviously, I am concerned with how I will be able to pay for healthcare and my HIV medicine. My income for this year has surpassed the maximum for consideration of...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I assume until now that you have been getting your medications through the insurance provided by your employer. If your employer closes its doors and cancels the health insurance then there is no COBRA. If you have had coverage for 18 months without... Read more »
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Free Medicines for Low Income Patients

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Contact: Mark Grayson (202)835-3465
Libby Holman (202)778-1028

The Best Deal on the Internet Low-Income Patients: Safe and Free Prescription Medicines

Web Site Can Serve as... Read more »

I LOVE the UK National Health Service

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
I can't imagine how people in so many countries deal with the stress of having to pay for their HAART.

Here in the UK I don't even pay the standard prescription charge of 7.20 for my medication it is totally free at the point of use. All my bloodwork... Read more »

AIDS support services

Posted by shadow1, 2 Replies
Well for those that have read my previous posts on what I am doing to suport funding for aids services, I would like to thank those of you that have helped. For those of you that haven't, I will re attach it to the bottom of this post.
A little about... Read more »

Director of HIV Medical Services Phila.

Posted by Anonymous
Esperanza Health Center
Director of HIV Services

We are currently recruiting an HIV Specialist Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family practice to provide care and leadership to a Ryan White funded HIV program.
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

Resum... Read more »