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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Outreach Workers Using Rapid HIV Test to Help People Learn Their HIV Status

An eight-month-old CDC demonstration project taking place in cities nationwide allows outreach workers the opportunity to test people for HIV using the OraQuick Rapid HIV-1 Antibody test, which can deliver results in 20 minutes, the New York Times... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: HIV Outreach Network Urges People to Reach Out, Educate

The Outreach Community Care Network held its first event at the John H. Dickerson Community Center in Daytona Beach on Saturday. An estimated one-third of Volusia County's 1,300 HIV/AIDS patients live in the 32114 ZIP code, which includes the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Working with HIV and Aids Children

Hello. I direct an Arts Outreach organization and we have recently sent artists to work with AIDS and HIV children. Our last artist did a Cabaret for kids with Aids and HIV. He had a wonderful time, but the children were very physical with him,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Congratulations on your Arts Outreach Program. Hugging, climbing, singing, and spitting HIV-positive kids pose absolutely no risk to your artists! No special precautions are needed. Just continue to teach and play with the kids hold them, kiss... Read more »

Just diagnosed... panicked waiting for doctor

I was just diagnosed thru a local HIV outreach. This took two weeks. It will be two more weeks before I see a specialist. I was exposed less than six months ago, but I'm...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
There is no need to worry. Things will work out. It seems that you would be willing to start meds when you see the doctor. That will help to suppress the virus and help allow the immune system to get back into balance.When you see the doctor you... Read more »

spermicide as prevention tool

Hi Dr Bob. You answered a question from me a few weeks ago (outreach worker in alameda). I have another one. I was just reading your response to the uncircumcised republican guy. The info you posted at the bottom said -"The proper use of latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Rachelle,Welcome back to the forum and thank you for pointing out an omission I made when posting that response related to the Republican Guy's condom confusion. I had intended to add a caveat at the end of the proper-use-of-condom... Read more »

Ugh What Test Next

Dear Dr. Bob:I am confused. I do HIV outreach and prevention and thought I knew everything there was to know about HIV prevention. However, after having a long bout with abdominal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Should you see an infectious disease specialist? Well, I'm certain he'd be fare more qualified than the current incompetent physician who told you "HIV is really the only thing that affects CD8s!" I too "blieves"... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Bilingual MSM Outreach Worker

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Project New Haven
Bilingual MSM Outreach Worker

Non-traditional outreach to Latino MSM in bars and cruising areas. Get HIV+ Latino MSM into care and treatment,and provide prevention education to those uninfected. Facilitate multi-session gay... Read more »