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Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Gathers Over 130 HIV Advocacy Organizations to Support Affordable Care Act

Chicago, Ill. -- Lambda Legal released a list of 130 HIV and health care advocacy and direct service organizations who have endorsed Lambda Legal's friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Advocacy Organizations Launch Online Resource: HIVHealthReform.org

Informing people with HIV and their care providers about the federal Affordable Care Act is the goal of a new website, HIVHealthReform.org. Funded by a MAC AIDS Fund grant, the site is a collaborative effort by AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC),... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nevada HIV/AIDS Advocacy Organization to Launch Public Fundraising Campaign

Nevada's largest HIV/AIDS advocacy group, Aid for AIDS of Nevada , plans to launch a statewide campaign to raise funds for its efforts to support people living with the disease, the Las Vegas Sun reports. The Campaign of Courage is the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll reprint some information below about recent developments in HIV vaccine research.Dr. BobAIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy: An Update By Emily Bass, Cindra Feuer, and Mitchell WarrenIs an AIDS vaccine necessary? Is an AIDS vaccine even... Read more »

HIV organ donation

I have been listed as an organ donor on my driver's license for almost 20 years (I am 40 now). I ser-converted last year. Do I need to remove that from my license? Can my organs be donated to an HIV+ person? I live in MD. Do they have a...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Hi TimYes it should be removed from your license. Unfortunately there is no safe way to use organs from HIV positive persons for transplant. Transplant to other HIV persons would risk superinfection with a different HIV variant that may affect that... Read more »

HIV organ damage

I have been HIV positive 13 years and current cd4 439, vl=6536. I am still not on meds,What type organ damage can occur with my delay?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
No organ damage per se. You still have a relatively high CD4 cell count.Some studies show that those who had low CD4 cell count at start of therapy may eventually have more cognitive dysfunction and possibly more bone loss, but these facts cannot be... Read more »

Donating Organs

Is there any use at all for organs to be donated to other individuals with HIV/AIDS. What about bone marrow?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question-any answers or comments from readers would be appreciated. I am not aware of such a program right now. KH... Read more »
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AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Director

Posted by Anonymous
The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) is recruiting for an Executive Director to lead the organization's advocacy, education and public policy work. Position is in New York , New York.

Resume Submission Deadline:
December 3, 2003

Start Date:
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Information and Advocacy Associate SF

Posted by Anonymous
Information and Advocacy Associate
Information and Advocacy Department

Project Inform is a San Francisco-based national HIV/AIDS organization that serves over 150,000 individuals each year with up-to-the-minute treatment information and advocacy.... Read more »

Policy & Advocacy Specialist

Posted by Anonymous
1. Job Opportunity - PATH Policy & Advocacy Specialist (focus on Microbicides Advocacy)
PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health)
Position # 1284
Posted: 10/1/02
Title: Policy and Advocacy Specialist/Senior Policy and Advocacy
Specialist
Loca... Read more »

Policy & Advocacy Specialist

Posted by Anonymous

1. Job Opportunity - PATH Policy & Advocacy Specialist (focus on Microbicides Advocacy)

PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health)
Position # 1284
Posted: 10/1/02
Title: Policy and Advocacy Specialist/Senior Policy and Advocacy
Specialist
Loca... Read more »