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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...transgender individuals can become their own advocates in health clinics and doctors' offices and work better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San Francisco Bay Area male-to-female transgender population. For more information on trainings...
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I have convinced myself I am the next one, please help.

Dr.Bob, I read your response to another person question regarding the woman with the fatal hiv encephalitis. I am upset by this and I know I probably shouldn't be. Here is what has me going crazy. I too have hypothyroidism, hashimotos to be exact,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exactly which question you are referring to. (I've answered gazillions of questions over the years and they are all in the archives.) Perhaps you could copy the question and my response or send the link when you resubmit your question.I should... Read more »

Dr. Bob, please see this artice from the Dallas morning news and comment on it. I dont know why i read this one.

This is the URL link. http://www.lusakatimes.com/?p=27639A man who calls himself "Dr. Rev. Prince" Nathaniel Tumbwe pleads guilty to rape and second charge of transmitting HIV for having unprotected sex with women in Dallas County without telling...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your 10-month negative HIV test is definitive and conclusive. No additional HIV testing is warranted.There is no medical justification for the "test very Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...personal belief that each of us, and not just those who are HIV positive, is responsible for preventing the further spread of HIV/AIDS.Dr. BobMust disclose it is law. Dec 21, 2005One should always disclose status. One of your fans wrote he is a... Read more »

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 »
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Brown Medical School

HIV Infection Among Women in Prison: Considerations for Care

... HIV Has a Woman's Face According to Nelson Mandela, who spoke about the disproportionate burden of HIV infection on women at a recent event Read more »
Women Alive

Women Prisoners With HIV Speak Out

...I'm 28 years old and I've been HIV positive for seven years. I'd like to say a few things about the way that women with HIV & AIDS are being treated at this institution. Since my arrival here at SCI-Muncy with a 1 to 3 year sentence, I've... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KCET's "Life and Times" Examines How Black, Latino Women in Los Angeles County Are Contracting HIV From Former Prison Inmates

...high risk of contracting HIV, Felix Capro, associate medical director for HIV services at AltaMed Health Services , said. HIV/AIDS advocates recently have "made a connection" between the spread of HIV among black and Latino women previously... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Film Features Oklahoma Prison Program That Teaches Women How to Prevent HIV

...Oklahoma and a peer education program that teaches them about HIV prevention and other social issues. The Tulsa Community AIDS Partnership recently hosted an event featuring the film and a panel discussion about HIV among the state's female... Read more »
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interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infected before they arrived, the study found. Over a 17-year period, 88 men became infected in prison by the virus that causes AIDS, chiefly through same-sex intercourse. Georgia prisons currently house about 45,000 men. The study, published... Read more »

Interesting news story on man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »