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Hiv And Social Justice

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Cure Claim

I have read a claim by a Ghanaian doctor of his ability to cure HIV.http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=123958I know there has been no western test to prove this but how do we know if its true.What if ..
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV care and advocates policies that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice. IDSA is a professional society representing about 8,000 physicians and scientists who specialize in... Read more »

Should I get PEP

Dear Dr. Frascino,I had sex earlier this evening with my HIV positive friend and performed unprotected oral sex on him for a long while (maybe 10 minutes), during which the head of the penis touched the back of my throat several times. He didn't cum...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP/NY) differ; we believe his return would be a huge mistake and violation of WBAI's social justice mission. ACT UP is a direct action AIDS organization dedicated to ending the AIDS crisis. We have... Read more »

My HIV+ friend believes AIDS denialist, Gary Null

He recently attended a Gary Null seminar (delivered before a full auditorium) and says he is convinced that HIV is not sexually transmissable, AIDS has nothing to do with HIV, and that his medication is a hoax created by the pharmaceutical industry....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP/NY) differ; we believe his return would be a huge mistake and violation of WBAI's social justice mission. ACT UP is a direct action AIDS organization dedicated to ending the AIDS crisis. We have... Read more »

marijuana

is marijuana safe to use with meds? Do you believe there are any significant risks with using it socially about 3 or 4 times a year?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...marijuana clubs, one can't be too careful these days.To answer your question, there are no significant drug interactions between HIV meds and marijuana. Chronic long-term smoking of anything can lead to lung and/or heart disease. The primary... Read more »
Articles
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Public Comment Period Now Open: Issue Brief on LGBT Marginalization as a Social Driver of HIV in the United States

...brief will become the second of a series of three issue briefs to inform AIDS advocates and others involved in movements for social justice about HIV prevention justice and the social drivers of HIV in the United States. These briefs will... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Danbury-Based Youth HIV/AIDS Conference Debunks Myths, Promotes Prevention

...otherwise people must use a condom during sex. "I didn't have that choice," Moreno added. HIV prevention education is a matter of social justice, said Eric Garrison, an international sex education consultant and conference keynote speaker. All... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

What Would MLK Do?

...What would he be doing about the epidemic and what would he expect us to be doing? Martin would tell us that HIV/AIDS is a social justice issue. He would demand people of good will -- people who believe in social justice -- to exercise... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

New National Policy Partnership Unites Leading Organizations to Speak Out on HIV/AIDS in Minority Communities

...promote full funding of programs to mitigate the impact of HIV and reduce HIV infection in communities of color, as well as social justice policies and programs to reduce the vulnerability of communities of color to HIV infection The Partnership... Read more »
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Executive Director - The Well Project

Posted by thewellproject
...working with HIV/AIDS, human rights, women's health, or a related field, and will be driven by a passion for excellence and social justice, in addition to having an insatiable appetite to learn. Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree is required.... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...Africa. From Manhattan to Madagascar, from Montana to Moscow, the threat of AIDS unites HIV positive people in a global fight for social justice. The battle for the rights of people living with AIDS is an inextricable part of a larger ongoing... Read more »

Grant Writer/Development Assistant L.A.

Posted by jobs
...special events; exhibit excellent judgment, attention to detail, and common sense. Passion to facilitate AIDS education and social justice to underserved populations is a plus. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree, 2 years nonprofit experience,... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV Articles Back Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report "HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Read more »