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Hiv Diagnosis In Children

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HIV testing requirements for children entering the USA

I am a u.s.citizen living outside the u.s.a.I have one child 12 years old and I am going to apply for him for a green card.my question is.When I apply for my childs green card in a u.s.embassy outside the u.s. can the embassy force my child to take...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. For the answers to these questions in your specific situation, you will need to contact your local US embassy or consulate directly. More information about HIV issues related to immigration and green cards can also be... Read more »

me and my husband had tested HIV+ can we have a child

Please help me out,it was the shock of our life wen me and my husband had tested hiv+ we have... Read more »

Question about my children.

Hello doctor, I m 40 years female from India, My husband was tested pos in 1997, then me too, at... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children's Center Aims to Promote Home-Based HIV Testing Among Youth in Botswana

... The Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Center of Excellence recently provided home-based HIV tests to orphans and vulnerable children, as well as their parents and caretakers, in Gaborone, Botswana, the Mmegi reports. According Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital Will Offer HIV Tests, Results to Patients Older Than 15 Without Parental Consent

...with HIV/AIDS. CDC in 2006 recommended routine HIV testing for people ages 13 to 64, and some hospitals have begun offering HIV tests to all patients. However, the St. Louis program will be the first such program at a pediatric hospital, Hayes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Congo to Provide No-Cost Malaria Drugs, HIV Tests to Children, Pregnant Women, Official Says

...pregnant women, Health Minister Emilienne Raoul announced Tuesday, BBC News reports. The country also will provide no-cost HIV tests to children through the campaign, Raoul said (BBC News, 7/16). Raoul at the campaign's launch said that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Group Launches No-Cost HIV Testing Campaign Aimed at Children, Urges Parents to Test Children

...HIV/AIDS groups to conduct outreach efforts and to provide HIV testing rather than wait for people to come to HIV testing centers. HIV tests are available for children older than 18 months in all HIV centers in the country, New... Read more »
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newly gay and now HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 17 Replies
...I just found out this week i am infected. I am divorced from a woman and have 3 children. Everyone ive been with told me they were negative and no one climaxed in a way that would be dangerous. How did this happen??? Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has daily care for 2 kids. i presume this is ok, but how often should the kids be tested? and what precautions can we easily make to avoid... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...who have acquired it through accident, while performing an extremely compassionate and admirable job. Also for those little kids and Moms (infected by husbands) who are innocent and do not deserve the disease AT ALL. I think 99% of your... Read more »

SERO converted Child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...we are a heterosexual couple looking to adopt a child thru the state of nj. one of the special needs type of child is a sero converted child. can anyone provide any insight as to Read more »