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Hiv Peer Mentoring Program

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Peer Support Programs Across Canada

After an HIV diagnosis, the words of someone who has been there, done that are often the ones that help the most. It is with this in mind that we highlight peer-to-peer programs across the country. Peer Navigators Positive Living BC and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNICEF Peer Education Program Increasing HIV/AIDS Awareness in Yemen, Official Says

A UNICEF training program that provides teenagers in Yemen with information about HIV/AIDS has helped increase awareness about the disease, Nasim ur-Rehman, a UNICEF communication officer, said recently, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. According to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The Los Angeles Times on Friday profiled Mothers' Programmes, a group that provides training for South African HIV-positive pregnant women about how to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission and later mentor other HIV-positive pregnant women.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

My peer councelor is a tattle tale

I work in a 911 communications center, after testing HIV+, I confided in my supervisor (which is also trained as the Dept. Peer Counselor) only due to the fact of some health issues in the work place (I.E. always assigning sick people to take over...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your rights as a city employee have been violated. Go to the city attorney about your concerns. Yes, directly. Ask for an appointment to discuss violation of your privacy rights. And if the city attorney tries to blow you off, get your own attorney,... Read more »

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 »
Connect With Others

Peer prevention in Hawaii

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Life Foundation
Prevention With Positives

Peer Based HIV prevention counseling to HIV+ men who have sex with men (MSM). Must be able to assist HIV+ MSM to reduce high risk sexual and/or needle sharing behaviors. Must be able to practice harm... Read more »

Part-time Paid Peer Facilitator Positions in NYC

Posted by Terri1
The NYC DOHMH is currently accepting resumes for several part-time peer facilitator positions for a new workshop series for persons living with HIV/AIDS. These positions are paid and the peer will receive a stipend.

In Fall 2011, the New York City... Read more »

Peer Educator/Case Finder Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Peer Educator/Case Finder
(Two openings)

DEPARTMENT: Peer Educator/Case Finder

REPORTS TO: Youth Services Manager.

FLSA: Exempt

The Organization Founded in 1974, Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC)... Read more »

peer led support groups

Posted by Anonymous
I am working on a project where we are putting together a manual for peer run support groups for individuals with HIV/AIDS who are also mental health consumers. I want to locate organizations that are currently involved in peer run support groups to... Read more »