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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...availability of rapid tests varies by city. Some testing locations in California charge for this type of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to...
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Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...year to create rules for the new names-based system. The bill also would create penalties for those who do not adhere to the confidentiality rules and would allow anonymous HIV testing in certain locations. The California Senate approved the bill... Read more »

Anonymous HIV Testing

1: By October, 2007 the CDC will eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appears we have lost. In my opinion, it's a bad policy decision. (See below.)To avoid additional bad policy decisions about HIV/AIDS, the best thing you can do is vote in November to unseat the rightwing kooks who push policies such as these you... Read more »

I feel that this is a violation of my client confidentiality rights.

Does an HIV dental clinic (Bering Dental Clinic) have the right to disclose my first and last name to others in a waiting room by calling my name out loud? I feel that this is a violation of my client confidentiality rights. From Houston...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am not sure how the clinic can call you without calling out your name. This is a common practice in dental offices, doctors offices, etc. This occurs in most medical practices, including ones that are disease specific. If you don't want them to... Read more »

Prevention?

Doc,First I would like to thank you for your time and energy and power of example. I live in Mass. and our State Public Health officials will soon require names based reporting on cases of HIV to the federal government under threat that federal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they are cutting off funds. Nice guys, eh? I wish they were a bit more concerned about providing appropriate funds to treat HIV/AIDS patients and updating HIV/AIDS-awareness-and-prevention programs. (Abstinence-only sex ed. continues to do more... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Health Department Imposter Giving HIV Info

...least six such calls have been reported, KCHD said in a statement. "All of the staff at the Health Department takes patient confidentiality very seriously," said Cathy Raevsky, administrative health officer. "Health Department staff would never... Read more »
The Body

Community Members Step Up Pressure as GMHC Prepares to Respond

...pending move . Here are some updates: On May 13 at GMHC's Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) monthly meeting, Larry Kramer, longtime HIV/AIDS activist and one of GMHC's co-founders, blasted GMHC Chief Executive Officer Marjorie Hill and the co-chair... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Carrollton HIV Clinic Shut Down; Funding, Confidentiality Concerns Cited

...health director, gave a different account of why the center closed. "The major concerns in any health care facility are client confidentiality and the quality of care provided. After a year of voicing our concerns with no significant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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HIV+ women? Confidential phone study $50.

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Market Read more »

HIV+? Nationwide confidential phone survey - $50

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »