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Hiv/aids Needs Assessment

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts


Hello Dr. Bob,I'm donating $150 to your cause please assess my situation; In March I had vaginal intercourse with a girl I later learned was high risk, my condom broke and I was exposed for I think somewhere around 1 to 2 minutes.My symptoms were as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps symptoms each and every time. So your symptoms are not Read more »


Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nick,What you experienced was a mild anxiety-induced panic attack. Your fears about being pricked with an HIV-infected syringe at the rave are completely unwarranted. This is a fairly common worry among ravers! See below.Dr. BobPlease Read more »

HIV Husband

To my dismay, my husband was diagnosed with hiv in 2007 after twenty years of marriage. I did suspect drug use and that he was cheating on me but I never did think that this would happen. Our marriage has not been the same since the diagnosis. About...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...I'm sorry to hear about your husband's diagnosis and its effect on your marriage. People have all kinds of reactions to an HIV diagnosis ranging from grief and sadness to overwhelming anxiety, although disappearing every few weeks is not... Read more »


I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...go back to not even letting it bother me and do my job without worrying?" Definitely the latter! The only way you can catch HIV in that bathroom stall is by having unsafe sex with an HIVer!2. Nope!3. Absolutely no risk.I would suggest you spend... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Northeast Colorado Conference Discusses HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment Findings

...related to HIV, the Sterling Journal-Advocate reports. At the conference, the organization presented the results of a recent needs assessment of HIV/AIDS services in the northeast part of the state -- conducted in partnership with the Center... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community Planning, HIV Prevention, and a Needs Assessment for Men Who Have Sex With Men: The South Beach Health Survey

...with a multistage probability sample of unmarried adult MSM living in households, with the goal of conducting a comprehensive needs assessment. The investigators screened 918 residential units and enrolled 140 mostly white (56 percent) and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: HIV/AIDS Services Lacking

...recently hosted a Community HIV/AIDS Education and Action Conference where attendees discussed new data from an HIV/AIDS prevention needs assessment for northeast Colorado. The assessment, which included surveys of people and agencies in a... Read more »
Housing Works

Action Alert: Help Restore Critical Funding for New York City AIDS Services

...supportive housing have complex medical needs : About 80 percent of people with HIV/AIDS surveyed for the NYC HIV/AIDS Housing Needs Assessment reported a history of co-occurring mental health and substance use issues. HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Connect With Others

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV + Women in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was wondering what needs and concerns women in rural areas have that may be different from women in the city. I am planning a needs assessment with current clients, but I want to get as many perspectives as possible. Any thoughts would be... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...five (5) years experience in HIV treatment, with emphasis on HIV treatment issues for communities of color, including community needs assessment and planning initiatives that recognize the need for CBO staff to become more responsive to needs and... Read more »