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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...personal decision that only you can make for yourself. That being said, here are some things you may wish to consider: Knowledge is power. If you find out that you are HIV-positive (infected with HIV), you and your healthcare providers can better plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your...
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how to find informaiton reguarding aids

My friend has aids, his t cell is 13 he was just released from icu after 6 weeks of battling pcp pnemonia. He now is in a long term care still on oxygen not through his trach anymore only through the nose. They want to start HIV meds now. His liver...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Web site, www.aahivm.org. They have a "find a provider" function that lists HIV/AIDS specialists by locale. I'll reprint some information from the archives about choosing an HIV care provider. (See below.)As for your other question, there is no... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...typically overlooked is the lifetime cost of treatment which currently averages between $12,000-$25,000 a year for relatively healthy people with HIV, and much more for those in advanced stages of disease. While these costs have been met in the... Read more »

Pregant anf tested +, Scared lost Confused? Help

I'm 32 and found out I was pregnat with my 1st child at 6wk, at 9wk I tested hiv+. First is there a chance the test was wrong, my last test was in Aug and that was neg. Second I don't live in the US and have been told that I would recieve better...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Treating HIV disease is very complicated. There are choices to consider at every stage of the disease. It's best if you and your health care provider work together as a team. That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fallen below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? In some people, the T-cell decline and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and non-disabled young... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day 2006

...Researchers supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health, are working with colleagues worldwide to develop improved treatment and prevention strategies for... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

...disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, and that disparity has only deepened over time. Scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with colleagues around the world, continue to unlock the mysteries of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cleveland Health Officials Launch Online Campaign to Inform People of HIV, STI Risk

... In an effort to monitor cases of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections such as syphilis, the Cleveland Health Department plans to use social networking sites and e-mail messages to reach people who have come in contact with a person who Read more »
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HIV Health Promotion Coordinator Position

Posted by Terri1
...Care, Treatment, and Housing Program within the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control of the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene has a vacancy for an Administrative Staff Analyst (Non-Managerial), HIV Health Promotion... Read more »

Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...documentary to present to other nursing students. Our goal is to find out what we can do to make a difference, how we can support the health of those living with HIV and AIDS and also promote prevention. If you are interested, please e-mail me... Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...publish this resignation letter. ---------- 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 Department, ... Read more »