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Hiv Outreach Programs

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona: Coconino County Cuts HIV Outreach Program After Losing Grant

State grants to target Coconino County gay and bisexual residents for HIV prevention have been rerouted to two outreach programs in Tucson and two in Phoenix, county Health Department Director Barbara Worgess said. She is talking with the Arizona... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

NYC HIV/AIDS Outreach Programs Should Be Targeting Black Women

An alarming new statistic shines a glaring light on the increasingly Black and female faces of HIV in New York City. According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (pdf), a staggering 93.4 percent of all new HIV cases reported among NYC... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Program in Iran Provides Outreach, Treatment for HIV-Positive People

An HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention program in Iran founded by two local physicians is providing antiretroviral drugs and clean needles to HIV-positive people in the country, the Washington Post reports. The program -- which was founded in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

overweight hiv positive seeks safe weight loss program

Please advise a safe weight loss program for an hiv positive woman who needs to lose 35 pounds, not yet taking medication. Will this kind of weight loss advance the virus more quickly, and thus the need to start meds sooner? Thanks....
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Before you begin your weight loss program, you should discuss your plans for weight reduction with your HIV care provider. You don't mention your HIV clinical status and lab findings, but if you're not on meds, I'm assuming that... Read more »

ADAP and HIV programs?

Hello. I've been HIV positive for 5 years now and live in Kentucky. I'm on the ADAP program here which pays for my Trizivir, but am considering relocating to another state. Are some states better funded with ADAP monies and have better...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, some states do indeed have better funded HIV/AIDS assistance programs and it's definitely worth checking the situation out before you move. Your current HIV specialist may be able to provide this information to you based on the... Read more »

Assistance Programs for Radiesse and Sculptra/HIV

I have been informed by a new physician that the HIV Assistance Program for Sculptra is no longer available. Also, my primary physician no longer offers Radiesse. Are either HIV Assistance programs still available?With thanks,Bob...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
These programs are still active. Valeant is the company that now owns Sculptra, so the patient assistance forms and details of the program have changed.Here is the <a... Read more »

Any programs for those who cannot afford an HIV specialist?

I recently moved to a small town and accepted a job. The insurance has no HIV specialists in their network and so far the doctors I have tried have never seen an HIV case and cannot help me. I have had problems with severe anemia and have had to...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Unless your plan has a provision that it will pay for out-of-network charges at network co-pays if you are referred out-of-network by a network physician because there are no network physicians who can treat the illness, your only option is to pay... Read more »
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OPHA - Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Posted by OPHA
Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Inc., (OPHA), is a non profit agency that serves Black, White, Hispanic, and any other race of gay men of all ages who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency serves the community through culturally and... Read more »

OPHA - Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Posted by OPHA
Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Inc., (OPHA), is a non profit agency that serves Black, White, Hispanic, and any other race of gay men of all ages who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency serves the community through culturally and... Read more »

Outreach Worker / HIV Counselor and Tester

Posted by Anonymous
John XXIII AIDS Ministry
Outreach Worker / HIV Counselor and Tester in Salinas, California


The AACT Program (African-American Counseling and Testing) Coordinator will be in charge of identifying and HIV testing high-risk African-Americans. This... Read more »

BEBASHI Care Outreach Worker--Philadelphia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Care Outreach Worker--Philadelphia

BA or related degree in human services or high school diploma.
Experience with street outreach programs desired. Experience working
with minority populations on issues related to HIV/AIDS. Case
management/counseling... Read more »