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Hiv Peer Mentoring Program

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...departments and CBOs can provide for youth. Teens Linked to Care, which focuses on young people aged 13-29 who are living with HIV Street Smart is an HIV/AIDS and STD prevention program for runaway and homeless youth PROMISE (Peers Reaching Out and Modeling Intervention Strategies for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction in their Community) is a community-level HIV prevention intervention that relies on role-model stories and peers from the community....
Ask the Experts

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Study" repeatedly in this forum. My assessment has not changed. Unprotected sex between magnetic couples remains a risk for HIV transmission, even when the HIV plasma viral load has been suppressed to undetectable levels. Regarding natural... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their blood... Read more »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant interaction but recommend informing your HIV provider for monitoring purposes. I am uncertain if there would be any additional clinical benefit from use of... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Services Department that concluded young people in abstinence-only programs were no more likely to refrain from sex than their peers in other pregnancy prevention programs."Abstinence only doesn't work. You have to have abstinence plus," said... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Black Women Living With AIDS Thrive Thanks to Peer Support

... Roberta Willis (name changed), 26, has come a long way since first discovering she was HIV-positive, thanks to a little help from her friends: peers and mentors who are also living with HIV. Raped and impregnated by Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...for her HIV medications and participated in classes to learn about HIV/AIDS and proper nutrition habits. She now serves as a peer mentor to community members who have been recently diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. "My colleagues and I, along with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Three-Fourths of HIV-Positive Youth Are Women

... For the past two years, the University of KwaZulu-Natal's AIDS program has prepared 348 South African youths to help fight HIV's spread among their peers. The peer educators distribute condoms, as well as prevention leaflets written in English... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS Drug Program Won't Turn People Away -- for Now

...people will eventually be denied treatment, the council said. To come up with the funds for treatment, the council cancelled a peer mentoring program. It also hopes to receive $30,000 to $126,000 in federal dollars. The health department may be... Read more »
Connect With Others

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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Review HIV/AIDS Program Materials

Posted by Anonymous
...The American Red Cross Wants You To Help Review HIV/AIDS Program Materials Application Deadline: Friday, May 9, 2003 For more information Contact Shauna R. Cooper at (703) Read more »