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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...accountable for results. Treatment includes commitment by government and community leaders; national HIV/AIDS policy and clinical guidelines; training programs for clinical and laboratory staff; laboratory supplies and staffing support; and community outreach to promote adherence to antiviral treatment. Prevention activities are based on the specific HIV epidemic in each country. These include reducing sexual transmission with the ABC...
Ask the Experts

How do I support my boyfriend who recently tested HIV-positive?

My long-distance boyfriend recently told that he tested HIV-positive. He's getting a second opinion. I told him that I love him and want to support him in any way that I can. But I find myself constantly knocking on an invisible emotional wall. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your "emotional needs" are the most important consideration at the moment. You should merely assure your boyfriend you "want to support him in any way you can" and you should listen carefully to what he is saying. He may well be just as concerned... Read more »

IS BUSH SUPPORTIVE OF HIV AND AIDS????

Dr. Bob,What's the real scoop? Is he good for the overall cause to fight AIDS or not. That's the issue that will decide my vote on Nov. 2nd. What do you think? Is his "compassionate conservatism" real or as phoney as that swift boat baloney?truth...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the number of government scientists who will be permitted to attend the biennial International AIDS Conference, slashed its support for the event and its funding for an annual meeting of the Global Health Council. The reason? Aid and comfort for... Read more »

Research regarding HIV+ support groups

I am trying to find information (statistics, studies, and other research) that outlines the effects of organized support groups on people effected with HIV.I can easily find info regarding number of cases, etc. But nothing specific to the benefits...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I don't know of any published data on the effects of support groups. I would recommend researching the commonly used informational sites. A good place to start is:http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ Read more »

Is there a support group for alcoholics with hiv/aids?

my son is 32 and has recently went full blown. he is an alcoholic and has been for years. He is willing to talk to someone but it has to someone who is familiar with alcoholism with hiv/aids patients. Can you advise us?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Alcohol and substance abuse are often found together with HIV infection. If your son has access to an HIV clinic, they should know of alcohol treatment programs that are open and accepting Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Support National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...recognize June 8th as National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the American Chronicle reports. The legislation also supports the development of a national AIDS strategy that aims to reduce new HIV infections in the U.S.,... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Support Concrete and Specific HIV Prevention Measures in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy!

...the moral imperative of a bold undertaking to address the domestic HIV/AIDS crisis with the full force and influence of the federal government. Our consultation generated many good ideas, but we want to highlight a few core points that we believe... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Ambassador Pledges Support to Congolese NGO That Provides Food Security to People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Myriam Makeba, ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization , recently vowed to support the efforts of Congolese charity Alpi, which provides food security and helps women living with HIV/AIDS reintegrate into society, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Delegates at Conference Discuss Ways to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Support Pediatric Care in Central Asia

...agencies and aid groups recently met in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to discuss methods of preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and supporting pediatric HIV/AIDS care in the region, Kazakhstan's Kazinform reports. According to Kazinform,... Read more »
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HIV Support Groups

Posted by James, 1 Reply
...I travel extensively for work, I seem to have a bit of trouble locating an HIV support group while away. Would anyone know of a web site or directory that would provide me with national information? Read more »

Does anyone know about Canadian support groups?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if there are support groups for family members of people infected with AIDS in eastern Canada? Read more »

Are there support groups for family members?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Does anyone know if there are support groups for family members of people infected with AIDS in eastern Canada? Read more »

best state 4 support??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...living in FL. now but thinking of moving to TX. or somewhere else not much support here in the pan-handle and it take's atleast 2yrs to get your disability anyone know what states have the best and fastest programs? Read more »