The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv/aids Assessment Tool

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

HIV/AIDS Legal Assessment Tool Aims to Tackle HIV-Related Discrimination

Writing in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's "Impatient Optimists " blog, Jennifer James, founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, examines the HIV/AIDS Legal Assessment Tool (.pdf) created by the American Bar Association Rule of Law... Read more »

Antiretroviral Exposure May Increase Liver Fibrosis Risk; Non-Invasive Tool Simplifies Fibrosis Assessment

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IOM Outlines Strategy for U.S. Global HIV/AIDS Program Assessment

An Institutes of Medicine report outlines the organization's strategic approach to the evaluation of U.S. global HIV/AIDS programs -- an assessment mandated by the reauthorization of PEPFAR in 2008. According to the report, the IOM will begin the... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Dr. Bob,I live in New York (the state not the city). I had a significant HIV exposure and went to an ER. The doc and staff never heard of PEP. What's up with that?Zorro...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We've heard many similar stories from across the country. New York State is doing its part to remedy this unconscionable situation (see below). I'm hopeful all other states won't be far behind.Dr. BobTool to Offer Fast Help for... Read more »

AIDS diagnostic tools...

Dear Dr. Frascino: - As part of my activism in this armpit of the third world with doctors who lack the ability to even suspect HIV i initiating a program of physician awareness and giving them very basic diagnostic tools and helping them with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Ron,Here are a few suggestions:AIDS Education Training Centers (AETC): Topics, Slide Decks, Training Materials)AIDS Info: www.aidsinfo.nih.govGuidelines:... Read more »

Just made donation- please help assess HIV risk

On June 30 of last year I had protected sex with a CSW. She put the condom on me with her mouth and it stayed on the whole time during intercourse. I have two possible risk factors and subsequent possible symptoms.1. I had a sliver in my index...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not your problem. So I'll be brief.1. Even with the recently removed sliver your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. (This assumes the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail.)2. Water from the washcloth dripping onto... Read more »

Can i rely on HIV home test kit tool ?

Dr. Bob, i am the one from middle east who is scared for HIV. You have answered my 1st question but ignored several others. I am scared of my shameful act where i topped one of my friend 5 years ago. Now any kind of symptom scared me for HIV. I can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I unfortunately do not have any personal experience with the company you reference. However, HIV testing is now fairly well standardized around the world and most test kits are quite reliable. Please note this is merely a screening test. If you... Read more »
Connect With Others

Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who I know fairly well and who claims to be HIV-. (I was both the... Read more »

Assess Your Risk for HIV and Other STDs

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
Answer this anonymous questionnaire to discover your level of HIV risk. Read more »

Risk Factor and Assessment

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for anyone who is knowledgeable in HIV infection risk factors.

About 15 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a female stripper for about 40 seconds to a minute. I stopped her after that. I did not ejaculate. In the following six... Read more »

Risk Assessment for an encounter.

Posted by achem, 1 Reply
If anyone could please help me to assess my risk of contracting HIV from a recent sexual encounter it will be much appreciated. I am going to get tested regardless, but am hoping for some peace of mind in the meantime.

I am a guy and five days ago I... Read more »