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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 the time with some of your responses. I think your the greatest and you inspire me! My ? is , I currently work as a certified surgical technologist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey James,Well I certainly don't see a cure just around the corner; consequently, I would bet HIV-related discrimination will be with us for quite some time. You could consider looking for an employment opportunity in a more Read more »

HIV and Healthcare Profesionals

I am a college student. We are all working toward healthcare careers. There seems to be a... Read more »

HIV +. HEALTHCARE WORKER,...SMALLPOX VACCINE?

Dear Dr. Young:Forgive me if this is not the appropriate forum for this question, but I did not... Read more »
Articles
National AIDS Housing Coalition

House Acknowledges Housing's Role in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Healthcare

...view Rep. Nadler's press release . "This Congressional acknowledgment of housing as a critical component of HIV prevention and healthcare is powerful affirmation of the combined efforts of the community -- people living with HIV/AIDS, providers,... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal and ARCW File Federal Lawsuit on Behalf of HIV-Positive Woman Denied Surgery by Healthcare Provider

...Rose, a 35-year-old Wisconsin woman who was denied surgery to remove her gallbladder because she has HIV. "Discrimination in healthcare remains a major problem for people living with HIV," said Peter Kimball, Director of the Legal Services... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...recommendations for voluntary HIV counseling and testing were extended to include hospitalized patients and persons obtaining health care as outpatients in acute-care hospital settings, including emergency departments (EDs). 10 Hospitals with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel

...reducing the risk of occupational HIV transmission is to prevent occupational exposures, plans for postexposure management of health care personnel should be in place. CDC has issued guidelines for the management of HCP exposures to HIV and... Read more »
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HealthCare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile needles when injecting or taking blood so how Read more »

Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being from Canada, Read more »

HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
...I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking about it because... I work at a place that provides HIV healthcare and there has been talk about... Read more »

you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up Read more »