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Hiv In Prison Populations

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HIV in Prisons and Jails

... HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People
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Disclosure and Hysteria

With the recent reporting of high profile cases involving disclosure in the US and Canada; finding people with HIV guilty of "murder", I am very worried about any potential sex partners I may have in the future. I plan on disclosing to them via...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.) Fortunately some cases are being decided by more enlightened courts. (See below.)Hopefully President Obama's national HIV/AIDS strategy will help promote science and common sense to overcome the hysteria, myths, stigma and fears that... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

U.S. propsed manditiory testing

just wondering what your opinions are on the newly proposed manditory testing for hiv. being hiv+ i am finding it difficult to form an opinion on this matter. one though t is that knowing your status and treatment is the best defense north america...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...the OFFERING of testing to persons 13-64 years of age who present for medical care. In addition, written informed consent for HIV testing and lengthly pre-test counseling have been removed as these - as well intended as they are - proved to be... Read more »

Re: Why The Lies?

In respons to your question about hetero and homo, would you rather it be a question of male or female? How about black or white? Red or Yellow? Would that make you happy? You are bitter--- no need for you---- anyone got a noose?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much no risk. I have read many of your responses where you tout the old party line "Heterosexuals are the biggest spreaders of hiv worldwide". GIVE ME A BREAK. Why is it that the gay lobby always needs to throw in Africa where there are a whole... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Montgomery Advertiser Examines Debate Over Segregating HIV-Positive Inmates From General Prison Population

...Winter, associate director of the American Civil Liberties Union's National Prison Project . Winter said that inmates living with HIV/AIDS must visit with their families in a separate visiting area and sit in separate pews during chapel... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Alabama Corrections Department to Expand Re-Entry Program for HIV-Positive Inmates to General Prison Population

... The Alabama Department of Corrections is expanding a program that helps HIV-positive inmates transition to life outside of prison in an effort to lower the number of inmates who commit new crimes after Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: New Law to Focus on HIV in Blacks; Infection Rate Tied to Prison Population

...infection. Co-sponsored by Rep. Constance Howard (D-Chicago) and Sen. Kimberly Lightford (D-Maywood), the African-American HIV/AIDS Response Act describes the epidemic among blacks as "a crisis separate and apart" from that of other communities.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prisons Emerge as Hotspots for AIDS Pandemic

...prisons is particularly dire. Zambia has no HIV screening and just 14 health care workers for the 15,300 prisoners in its 86 jails, said Katherine Todrys, who conducted a study of six Zambian jails for Human Rights Watch. The U.S. State... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AD Margolis, MPH, D Stratford, PhD, E McLellan-Lemal, MA, K Robbins, W Heneine, PhD, A Greenberg, MD, P Sullivan, PhD, Div of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention; Z Henderson, MD, K Jafa, MBBS, EIS... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
... My friend Susan Howe, a 60-year-old preachers daughter, became an AIDS activist ten years ago, after she was infected with HIV in a rape. When I asked Susan, who often tells me of the great spiritual support she got from others when she became... Read more »

needlesticked

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Dr. Frascino himself has AIDS. In 1991 he was working at his own practice as an HIV specialist and was infected while treating a patient. The patient jerked during a procedure, and the laceration stick Frascino Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...All, I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) -... Read more »