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Hiv/aids Statistics In South America

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women in many other countries in Africa, South America, andWestern Europe. Sharing HIV-contaminated syringes for injecting drugs isanother frequent mode of transmission. Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Until recent years, little research had been done...
Ask the Experts

Re: HIV/AIDS Enquiry

Dr. Conway,Since now you know there are other ways to change someones life, are you willing to go abroad and extend your care to underserved? I don't mean to bug you, I know you are close to Seattle where we can organize something. If you have ever...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...clinic or village to share our expertise with them.2. Sending antiretroviral drugs that are left over (we do this to Guyana, in South America).3. Sending money or other supplies (an organization called Vision is one of many that can make sure... Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV/AIDS? - by semen contact with a cut or wound of yourself? (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

hiya docI was wondering about this cause a couple days ago I was masturbating myself after sometime, but was not warned that I got a cut on a side of my thumb that was nearly opened (not bleeding ye but interior cut and transparent fluid was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that your abstinence-only sex education program sucks (and not in a good way).Dr. BobIs it possible (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS?)Jan 3, 2007 I was curious about something, and that's is it possible in any capacity for a man to give hiv or... Read more »

hiv aids

can a person get hiv aids from oral sex when there are no cuts in the mouth or the penis?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
What does this question have to do with the workplace? Read more »

Dr. Bob: AIDS doesnt discriminate-neither should you

Dr. Bob,I understand that as a gay man you may have a stronger connection to other glbt individuals but I dont believe that should make you answer questions from us heteros with any less consistency or interest. I mean you answer questions about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the HIV risk of unprotected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker. Did you think I would have different risk statistics for South America??? So to reiterate once again the estimated per-act risk for acquisition of HIV from unprotected insertive... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence of and Risk Factors for HIV-1 Infection Among Female Commercial Sex Workers in South America

...prevalence and associated risk behaviors among female commercial sex workers (FCSW) across major cities in nine countries in South America from 1999-2002. They performed seroepidemiological, cross-sectional studies of 13,600 FCSW, recruiting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South America: Access to AIDS Meds Drives Down Mortality

... AIDS mortality in Brazil, Chile, and Argentina has decreased greatly in the past decade due to programs providing universal free access Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...contrast, sexual contact with other men is the primary cause of HIV infections among Hispanic/Latino men born in Central or South America, Cuba, Mexico, and the US. Hispanics/Latinos are most likely to be infected with HIV as a result of sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Daughter Jenna Bush Launches Book Tour That Aims to Get Teenagers Involved in Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

...Bush's experience interning at UNICEF . It aims to put a face on statistics and document the lives of children in Central and South America. Bush in March said the book is a "call to action." She added that there are many issues, such as... Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...has rejuvenated my face and having the treatment has increased my self esteem. Until now, Canadians have traveled to Mexico, South America and Europe to have Bio-Alcamid treatments performed at an expense, which is out of reach of most people in... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »