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Hiv And Health Counseling

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Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...transmission with the ABC Strategy (Abstain, Be Faithful, use Condoms), the prevention of infections from mothers to children, preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and care and support for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR focuses on strengthening the capacity of families to protect...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

kalerta and truvada

does kaletra and truvada play apart in depression and having no motivation
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...triggered an episode of severe depression. You should discuss with your HIV provider and consider mental health assessment/counseling to sort out what factors may be contributing to your malaise. KH Read more »

hiv counselling

My boyfriends nephew, who stays with him is hiv positive and has been on medication for a month. He is nine years old and he doesn't know why he is taking the medicine. He doesn't know that he is HIV positive. How do we go about informing a nine...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...purpose for informing him. The only reason to tell him is if he has some questions about the medications, treatment or his own health. Otherwise, the risk is that he is being burdened with information that he isn't quite prepared to understand.... Read more »


Just wondering, what are some counseling challenges for the HIV/AIDS population?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...independence that may occur in those who develop severe illness due to AIDS. This is a real challenge for anyone involved in counseling or caring for someone with AIDS. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya to Train Health Workers to Counsel HIV-Positive People, Prevent Further Transmission

... "Kenyan health workers have been missing the opportunity to prevent HIV-positive people from infecting others because they lack the skills and knowledge to counsel this population, say specialists," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia-Pacific Countries Should Increase Access to HIV Testing, Counseling, Health Services, U.N. Agencies Say

... Governments in Asia and the Pacific should work to increase access to HIV testing, counseling and health services in their countries, the World Health Organization , UNAIDS and UNICEF said in a statement released on Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Decline in Malawi; Testing, Counseling Sites Increase, Health Official Says

... HIV prevalence among people ages 15 to 49 in Malawi declined to 12% in 2007, and there are now 410 sites offering HIV testing and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing Programs in Zimbabwe Increasing Number of Pregnant Women Seeking Testing, Counseling, Health Minister Says

... An increasing number of women in Zimbabwe are receiving HIV tests and counseling as a result of the country's provider-initiated testing and counseling programs, Minister of Health and Child Welfare David Parirenyatwa Read more »
Connect With Others

Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies patient w/ him and tell him to take his time. he says he just is not in the mood. i know he is not cheating, its truly the hiv. he doesnt seem to be doing anything to resolve this issue. i have suggested meeting with the aids org woman who i... Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous conjunction with the Ryan Center's HIV Services Department offering HIV Prevention Education and Outreach, Mental Health Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling and Primary Care to patients 13 to 24 years of age. The Ryan Center has been... Read more »

Social Worker Brooklyn, NYC

Posted by Anonymous
..., New York Looking to extend mental health support to clients on Saturdays. Position requires mental health counseling to hiv affected and infected clients and families. Notes, occasional groups and back-up for current sw. Send resume to:... Read more »

6 Week Window - Mass. Dept of Health

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...reckless in their advice to people at risk of HIV infection! Tell me what you think! Here's the info: HIV/AIDS Program - HIV Counseling and Testing HIV Counseling and Testing Options for Anonymous or Confidential Testing in Massachusetts ... Read more »