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Hiv Aids Terminal Illness

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Gives $3 Million to Care for Terminally Ill Ugandan AIDS Patients

On Wednesday, the U.S. Agency for International Development pledged $3 million for a program to care for Ugandans terminally ill with AIDS. The money will help patients receive care at Uganda's largest AIDS hospice, Hospice Africa, or through... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria to Free Some HIV-Positive, Terminally Ill, Elderly Inmates

Nigeria plans to release 25,000 prisoners, including HIV-positive inmates, elderly prisoners and prisoners with other terminal diseases, in an effort to reduce the country's prison population by half, Justice Minister Bayo Ojo said on Wednesday, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAVI Signs 15-Year Lease With New York City for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research Lab in Brooklyn Army Terminal

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative last week signed a 15-year lease with New York City for space in the Brooklyn Army Terminal, the New York Times reports. IAVI plans to build a laboratory for vaccine research and development in the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Terminal Illness?

Dr. Young, My Doc believes that HIV can be controlled and that I will live a normal life span. I know lots of factors come into play but I just read that HIV is a terminal Illness. Do you believe that HIV that is controlled is a terminal illness?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.HIV is a terminal illness if one doesn't have access to healthcare (including antiretroviral therapy) or cannot adhere to a well chosen drug regimen. The sad fact is that these are the conditions for tens of millions of... Read more »

Being terminated for being an HIV caretaker/spouce.

Hello. My name is Anita. I live outside Detroit, in Michigan. My husband has been infected with the HIV virus and was diagnosed in June of 1989. We have two beautiful teenagers. My husband receives social security disability, and I work, until...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Refusing to answer a prying question is not lying. It's keeping your privacy. Next time someone asks you, please answer, "I think it's a good idea to keep my work life and my personal life separate. Don't you?"Do you have... Read more »

Terminated due to HIV.

I was terminated in July 2010, after working for the UC system for 5 years. Above Satisfactory annual evaluations. Clean employee record for 12 months. I was diagnosed in March 10, 2010. A month after my two year relationship ended. Dealing with the...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You definitely need some legal assistance for this. While it appears that there may have been discrimination, only an attorney could determine that for sure. I'm not sure what part of California you live in, but both San Francisco (AIDS Legal... Read more »

Doctor looking after terminal AIDS patient

Dear Dr. Bob I am sure you have answer these kind of question many a times, but I think an answer from you will be extremely reassuring!I am a doctor currently working with patients with cancer; I have a patient with AIDS related lymphoma whom we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Fellow Medic/Pianist,1.I agree with the occupational health consultant's assessment that your chances of acquiring HIV are essentially nonexistent. The follow-up routine HIV screening is merely precautionary.2.I think you can relax now;... Read more »
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Was terminated from Job/Reason?/because of HIV

Posted by MyDesire, 3 Replies
Someone out there, please read this mess, and get back to me with what i am to do, please.
I live outside detroit, in Michigan. I have been married to my husband for almost 18 years, we have two teenagers. My husband was diagnosed with HIV in June... Read more »

First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has C

Posted by 1247
First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has Completed the NYC Marathon

My name is Richard M. Brodsky. I am HIV-positive and have terminal brain cancer, and I completed the November 2, 2003, NYC Marathon in 04:52. My purpose for running the... Read more »

brother severely depressed and ill

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I just found this site and really need to ask some questions and need support to help my brother. He has had HIV AIDS for 14 years and had been hospitalized 3 times in the past month. He stays in bed l2 to l4 hours a day and is severely depressed.... Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear everyone,

It appears there are a lot of people on this forum who had a low risk exposure, but are only anxious for a HIV infection because they had a flu-like experience with fever. Actually, i'm one of them. I wondered about the following thing: Read more »