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Hiv Prevention Tools

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guatemala: Indigenous Theater Is HIV Prevention Tool

Theater is emerging as a prevention resource in Guatemala's indigenous communities, which are at high risk for HIV due to poverty, lack of education, and taboos about sexuality. "We put on a show with clowns, because young people fall asleep at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Modeling Data Shows Vaccine Can Build on HIV/AIDS Prevention Tools

In this post in USAID's "IMPACTblog ," International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) President and CEO Margaret McGlynn discusses new modeling data from IAVI and the Futures Institute, with support from USAID, which "illustrates how a safe,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Future of HIV Prevention: New Tools, New Hope

Approximately 40 million people are currently living with HIV worldwide, almost 5 million of whom were infected in 2005. In addition to expanding the availability of antiretroviral (ARV) treatment in developing countries, the scale of the epidemic... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Dr. Bob,I live in New York (the state not the city). I had a significant HIV exposure and went to an ER. The doc and staff never heard of PEP. What's up with that?Zorro...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We've heard many similar stories from across the country. New York State is doing its part to remedy this unconscionable situation (see below). I'm hopeful all other states won't be far behind.Dr. BobTool to Offer Fast Help for... 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 »

Dear Dr tool me a year..

Dear Dr Bob,Well my journey is finally at an end. I asked you a question a few weeks ago and thankyou so much for answering me. The title was..."RE: Have I ruled out HIV". It's now a whole year since my possible exposure and I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Ever-So-Worried-No-More!Congratulations on finally putting your fears to rest. I'll post your response with pleasure in hopes that others will avoid the nightmare you went through. The time, energy, and money spent on unnecessary testing... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Zeb,Well, I agree condoms may be the most effective HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might... Read more »
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New Prevention Tool?

Posted by mattjohn123
I found this new research that may lead to a prevention tool. The video below is is pretty interesting:

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HIV Prevention Job Oppotunities In LA

Posted by Anonymous
Entry level HIV Prevention job opportunities in Los Angeles. Seeking energetic individuals for outreach workers and prevention case managers.

Please visit

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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »