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Hiv And Health Professionals

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Locating Mental Health Professionals trained in HIV

I was diagnoised with HIV in October and have contacted local AIDS groups in two Ohio cities, as well as doctors trained in HIV treatment trying to located a Mental Health Professional familar with HIV. None of these have been able to help. Where do...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...strange that local AIDS groups that provide services to people living with HIV and AIDS do not have a list of qualified mental health professionals to refer you to. Similarly It is bizarre that you say that doctors working with people who have... Read more »

HIV and healthcare workers

Dear Dr. Frascino,First, I want to say how much I love your sense of humor. You crack me up all... Read more »


Dear Dr. Young:Forgive me if this is not the appropriate forum for this question, but I did not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Czech Patient Group Calls for Mandatory HIV Testing Among Health Professionals

...Monitor reports. Both the Czech Health Ministry and the Czech Doctors' Chamber oppose compulsory testing for doctors and other health professionals. President of the Czech Doctors' Chamber, Milan Kubek, said the proposal for mandatory testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer Warns Health Care Professionals of Possible Carcinogen in HIV Treatment Viracept

... On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Pfizer Inc. has notified health care professionals that its HIV drug Viracept contains traces of ethyl methanesulfonate (EMS), a potential human carcinogen. FDA has asked Pfizer Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Health Care Professionals: Answers About HIV Vaccine Research

...and what questions should I ask? Prospective participants are encouraged to discuss their interest with family and friends, health care providers, and others whom they trust. With the individual's permission, trial site staff can also talk to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton in Tanzania Announces New Program to Train Health Care Workers to Treat HIV/AIDS in Rural Areas

...President Clinton on Wednesday was scheduled to arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to announce a new program to recruit and train health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS in rural parts of the country, AFP/ reports (AFP/,... Read more »
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Executive Director - The Well Project

Posted by thewellproject
...( providing the latest information on living with and managing HIV disease for HIV-positive women, health care providers and advocates. In addition, TWP's Women's Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS (WRI) brings together... Read more »

so scared!!

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...that my immune is suppresed or something. shall i go to test again. they said i dont have to test anymore, but what if i have hiv, i ve unprotected sex with my girl friend,shall i continiu to do it? or shall i stop to have unprotected sex with my... Read more »

Need input

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nurses on the subject of living with HIV and what it is like to deal the attitudes toward us that we sometimes encounter with health care professionals. Any input, stories, thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Read more »

Looking for Real People with HIV for Photo Shoot in Atlanta

Posted by talentsoup
...preferably those that are HIV positive. The chosen talent will be used in print advertising for an HIV drug and the ads will target health care professionals. We are looking for Caucasian, African-American and Hispanic men and women ages 30-40,... Read more »