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What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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Traveling Abroad for the HIV+

Hi,Can you tell me where I can find a list of countries that bar HIV+ people from entering their country? I will like to travel abroad, but I've heard some countries will not allow me in their border because of my HIV status....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll reprint some helpful information for HIV-positive travelers below. As for travel restrictions, the UK-based HIV/AIDS educational organization NAM lists entry restrictions for more than 150 countries on their AIDS map site:... Read more »

Travel Abroad Insurance for HIV+ people

I was wondering if you knew of any travel abroad/study abroad insurance options for students. I am hiv+ and going to France for one year to study, but need to find travel insurance while I'm there. Most of the programs that I've seen have...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am not aware of any such plans. Two companies that offer overseas coverage are Medex International and HTH Worldwide. You could contact them to find out what coverage might be available.... Read more »

I live abroad and have not taken my meds in 12 months

hi, i moved abroad to run away from the embarassment of getting hiv. i took my meds for 5 months before leaving. ive been gone a year and i have not taken my meds in 12 months. i was on the ryan white programhow do i get back on the ryan white...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I assume from your question that you are still outside the US. Ryan White assistance is available only in the US. Depending on what country you are currently in, there may or may not be similar programs for you. Either way, I strongly encourage you... Read more »

Purchasing International Health Insurance when living abroad

Hi,I am considering moving from the U.S. to Argentina. Can you tell me whether or not there are international health care plans that might include coverage for HIV drugs. I take 3 medications Reyatasz, Norvir and Truvada.Thanks,Neil...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am not familiar with coverage available through an individual policy while living outside the US. There is a program offered through BUPA International. However, I do not know the specifics of the benefits offered. They are headquartered in... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.

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June 3, 1999
Robin Keene, SCHNS, Communicable Disease Supervisor
Manatee County Health Department

Dear Ms. Keene,
Please accept my resignation from employment with the Health... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous
Assist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.

Washington , District... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Assist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.
Washington , District... Read more »

TRAVELING ABROAD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know where I could find a listing of countries that may require an HIV test for entry as a tourist? Or what specific countries deny entry to individuals who are HIV positive? I read an article about this recently and am planning a trip... Read more »