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Hiv Aids In Rural Areas

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

...concerning confidentiality are important for many American Indians and Alaska Natives. For example, at the time of AIDS diagnosis, more American Indians and Alaska Natives, compared with persons of other races/ethnicities, resided in rural areas. 14 Those who live in rural areas may be less likely to be tested for HIV because of limited access to testing. Also, American Indians and Alaska Natives may be less likely to seek testing because...
Ask the Experts

In rural Missippi, drove 100 miles to get tested.

Hey Dr. Frascino. Thanks for your forum. I am at wits end. My preacher told me upfront I was infected. I confided in him and got the heathon, burn in you know where reaction. It reminded me of how failing sex education is in our area thanks to our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are excellent, despite what Preacher Scumbag said. You followed safer-sex guidelines and did nothing wrong. Regarding the HIV/AIDS stigma, myth and misinformation in your area, I'd suggest you do all in your power to change the local attitudes by... Read more »

aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately, it's likely we may never know all the exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues, rehabilitation, etc... Our team consists of 10 alternative healthcare practitioners and have helped some hiv clients in the past. Often, I wonder if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Did the AIDS pandemic result from "monkeying around" with monkeys? Nope!Did it arise from overuse of antibiotics? Nope! See below. I'd also Read more »

HIV Education and the lack thereof

Dear Dr. Bob,Recently I met a young man and we became friends. He is in his mid twenties and I'm somewhat older but we started a nice friendship and during the course of getting to know one another I told him that I was HIV Poz, he freaked out. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that certainly contributed. Is it a result of "not permitting sex education in schools?" Yes, absolutely! Is it more common in rural areas of the country? Yep! How can this be an issue in the 21st century? I wish I knew. It does boggle the mind.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton in Tanzania Announces New Program to Train Health Care Workers to Treat HIV/AIDS in Rural Areas

...scheduled to arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to announce a new program to recruit and train health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS in rural parts of the country, AFP/News24.com reports (AFP/News24.com, 7/20). The Clinton Foundation in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS on Women, Rural Areas in India

... The Los Angeles Times on Thursday in an interactive slide show examined the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural areas in India, with a particular focus on women ( Los Angeles Times , 12/21). According to the " 2006 Report on the Global AIDS Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Patients in Rural Areas More Likely to Miss Drug Doses If "Problem Drinkers," Study Says

...HIV/AIDS patients living in rural areas are more likely to miss doses of their antiretroviral drug regimens if they are "problem drinkers," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Concerned About Disparities in HIV/AIDS Services Between Rural, Urban Areas in Some West African Countries

...Some West African researchers are expressing concerns about disparities in HIV/AIDS services and prevention campaigns between rural and urban areas in the region, Inter Press Service reports. Bonfo Bassirou, a researcher for the Swiss... Read more »
Connect With Others

I live in rural area, I set up HIV/AIDS chats

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I live in Owen Sound, Ontario, and there are no local AIDS orgs here! Please come and chat with me at www.13km.com and please let me know other chat rooms that are monitored as I Read more »

HIV + Women in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am the new Director of a small ASO in a rural area. I have worked at a larger ASO in an urban area, and was wondering what needs and concerns women in rural areas have that Read more »

Rural nurse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm a nurse working in AIDS and I am so glad to see this site! Are there any other nurses out there afraid to post? I print out stuff from the net for my Read more »

Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am the new Director at a small AIDS Service Organization in a rural area and I want to hear from teens who live in simialr areas to find out what can be done to help teens hear HIV prevention messages. Read more »