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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones
Ask the Experts

HOORAH for the Australian Prime Minister!

Dr. Bob,I read that the Australian Prime Minister is seriously thinking of the possibility of being stricter on allowing hiv positive immigrants entering his country. Why doesn't America wake up and do the same? and no, he is not a born again...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it's also unscientific and, in my opinion, immoral and shameful.I have to wonder why someone who holds your draconian views on HIV control and prevention is visiting this forum, which clearly does not share your unscientific, discriminatory and... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The bottom line on vitamin C and HIV is that a Vitamin C deficiency can impair some aspects of the body's immune response to all germs, including HIV. However, vitamin Read more »

parents

How do you tell your parents if you are HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
This depends a lot on your relationship with them. If you are close and they have always been loving and supportive, then you should hope for the same now. If you have a difficult or tense relationship with them, then you might want to work on that... Read more »

acceptance of the church of hiv positive people

If the catholic church knew that a person was HIV postive would they still be an accepted part of the church? I know the Catholic faith discourages things such as sex before marriage and homosexuality. So if the person was to disclose this...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
...Dear Sunflower---The Bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States have been very clear that people living with HIV/AIDS should never be discriminated against--inside or outside the Church. In 1987 they wrote in "Many Faces of AIDS": ... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Tiny Church Names Community Minister; HIV-Positive Pastor Aims to Break Down Barriers

... In the late 1980s, the Rev. Rudra Dundzila founded the first HIV/AIDS ministry in Madison, Wis., a few years after learning he was HIV-positive. On May 17, Dundzila will be installed as community Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe to Introduce Drug Isoniazid to Prevent TB Cases Among HIV-Positive People, Health Minister Says

...David Parirenyatwa on Monday announced that the government soon will introduce the antibiotic isoniazid in an effort to prevent HIV-positive people from developing tuberculosis, The Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. "We are very worried about... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Procures Antiretroviral Treatment for 350,000 HIV-Positive People, Health Minister Says

...to Mallinga. He added that about 25% of people in Uganda are aware of their HIV status and that the program aims to promote HIV/AIDS awareness. Mallinga also noted that HIV/AIDS is contributing to the spread of tuberculosis in the country. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Fifth of S. African Military HIV-Positive; Defense Minister Says Statistics Cause "No Alarm"

...More than one-fifth of South Africa's military is infected with HIV, but Defence Minister Mosiuoa Lekota said that the high prevalence should cause "no alarm," the AP/Los Angeles Times reports. Read more »
Connect With Others

Letter To Prime Minister Gordon Brown: HIV Reward

Posted by Alex1
...The Michael Verney-Elliott Memorial Prize: 50,000 Reward for the Existence of 'HIV' Offered by Mr. Alexander Huw Verney-Elliott. "An error can never become true however many times you repeat it. The truth can Read more »

HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
...HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory NORMANDY, Mo., Thu Oct 23, 08:11 PM People who read this also read Thursday's Read more »

hiv tranmission questions

Posted by alheff13, 2 Replies
...sex again but this time we used a condom, the condom didnt break...so my question is what is the likely chance of my getting HIV or anything else? Read more »

Tested Positive 3/16/06

Posted by HealingPower, 2 Replies
...Good afternoon, I'll try to be brief, I know people have things to do. But I gotta vent. I found out I was HIV positive March 16, so that's One month and 14 days ago. I read "walkingbyfaith'" post and was so encouraged, but slightly uncertain Read more »