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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

... Young people in the United States are at persistent risk for HIV infection. This risk is especially notable for youth of minority races and ethnicities. Continual prevention outreach and education efforts, including programs on abstinence and delaying the initiation of sex, are required as
Ask the Experts

Worried medical student please help!

Hey doctor I hope you can help me because I am going crazy here.I am a third year medical student and i was in doing ward rounds with the senior doctor I was asked to take a patient blood pressure. I didnt wear any gloves, I took his BP and noticed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rational," but I assure you that you are not succeeding. Your fears are completely unwarranted. I agree with your mentor: no risk!HIV is not your problem, but I do think you have a medical problem that does warrant attention: irrational fear of... Read more »

Crazy medical student Dr.Bob I cant eat or sleep please answer

Hey Dr.Bob I havent slept for days I need to know whether I am developing an ocd or whether I should even get an hiv test, and your honesty is what I need.I did some ward rounds 2 weeks ago with my mentor in an immunology ward. Did 2 patients blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that I know of) plus the blood wasnt fresh because i looked at my hands and i didnt have any blood on them.Both patients were hiv positive. I am trying to be rational here and I know that i couldnt have catched anything as there was no blood in... Read more »

pos med student

Dear dr. Bob,Let me start by saying that your story and the way you deal with your HIV by helping other people the way you do, is very inspiring to me. I hope my question wont be too long, well see :-)Last summer a guy used a lambskin condom,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prevent the transmission of bloodborne pathogens from patients to physicians and vice versa. I know quite a number of practicing HIV-positive physicians. Similarly, there are physicians actively practicing with other chronic viral illnesses, such... Read more »

needles sharing HIV stats.

HEllo Dr. B.Youve mentioned coutless times that the risk for penile-vaginal non protected penetration risk of aquiring HIV is 5 in 10000 and Male-2-male is 10-10000. what about needle sharing.. No, im not a drug user, but was just curious as u have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Glad to be of service!The estimated per-episode risk of acquiring HIV from sharing needles with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 67 per 10,000 exposures.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Profiles Group Training S. African Women on Preventing Vertical HIV Transmission, Mentoring Other Women

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Children on Losing End of Access to New Drugs

...and government health officials to set an agenda for pediatric HIV treatment research and make plans to develop a pediatric HIV mentor program. IAPAC will also develop a pediatric HIV resource center and suggests appointing a national pediatric... Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

Study Details Strategy for Boosting Ranks of Black HIV/AIDS Researchers

... African Americans, who make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, are disproportionately affected by AIDS, accounting for nearly 49 percent of newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases nationwide. About 500,000 African Americans are now living Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Know Now. Live Longer." Promotes HIV/AIDS Treatment Awareness

... "In 2008, 42 percent of the people living with HIV/AIDS in Memphis were not receiving medical care for their disease. A simple lack of awareness of the [Ryan White Program's] existence Read more »
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CDC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships

Posted by bartleby
...Application deadline November 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) proudly announces that it is offering two-year post-doctoral research fellowships--the... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of Project Informs HIV/AIDS research and treatment advocacy efforts, including involvement in research and treatment advocacy regarding... Read more »

Overseas Volunteer Positions for HIV Providers

Posted by Anonymous
...assistants to volunteer for up to 12 weeks in developing countries. Using clinical mentoring techniques, volunteers provide HIV bed-side training to local healthcare providers. ICEHA is a network of healthcare providers who volunteer... Read more »