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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

...data regarding HIV infection and AIDS among American Indians and Alaska Natives have limitations. Incomplete surveillance data . Not all states with large American Indian and Alaska Native populations have been conducting HIV surveillance. For example, California began HIV surveillance only during the past few years and thus is not included in these data. Racial misclassification and underreporting . Even though the numbers of diagnoses...
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Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under...create a more complete picture of the epidemic, surveillance of HIV (as opposed to AIDS) is... Read more »

Anonymous HIV Testing

1: By October, 2007 the CDC will eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...create a more complete picture of the epidemic, surveillance of HIV (as opposed to AIDS) is essential. But the question is, will HIV surveillance require the reporting of people's names or will a system of coded information that protects... Read more »

how many in us infected?

What is the prevalence of hiv infection among those living in the united states, and what are the statistics of the different ethnicities and their rates of hiv infection?
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
While this is a more general question, I wanted to share a link to a site where you can keep up with the information you requested routinely. Read more »

Prevention?

Doc,First I would like to thank you for your time and energy and power of example. I live in Mass. and our State Public Health officials will soon require names based reporting on cases of HIV to the federal government under threat that federal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...create a more complete picture of the epidemic, surveillance of HIV (as opposed to AIDS) is essential. But the question is, will HIV surveillance require the reporting of people's names or will a system of coded information that protects... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Releases 2008 HIV Surveillance Report

... Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its HIV Surveillance Report, 2008 Vol. 20. This report presents data for cases of HIV infection and AIDS reported to CDC through June 2009. CDC's... 2008 HIV Surveillance... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summary of Changes to the National HIV Surveillance Report

... The annual HIV Surveillance Report provides a broad overview of the current epidemiology of HIV disease in the United States and 5 U.S. dependent areas....displayed, for this report, by age, race/ethnicity, sex, transmission category, or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bangladesh Undergoes National HIV Surveillance After Three-Year Gap

... Bangladesh recently launched nationwide HIV surveillance blood-testing "after a gap of more than three years," bdnews24.com reports. "Experts say the delay could see a jump in HIV Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas

...applies, we do ask that users preserve the slides in their current format and cite CDC as the source. Slide 1 HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas PDF File or PPT File Slide 2 HIV Infection in Urban and... Read more »
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I need some help :(

Posted by nervouswreck, 2 Replies
...have you understand a little where I'm coming from. My CDC website is http://health.utah.gov/CDC and if you find the link for hiv surveillance, this lady's health district is the one with 11 HIV positive people, and 7 AIDS cases. If you could... Read more »

Check out these sites.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...examples of poz people who test antibody negative http://www.aegis.com/aidswkly/1999/aw990305.html http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0906/is_n9_v45/ai_18126535 ... Read more »

Latest person to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK..... I am not sure if someone here can answer this question but here goes..... What has been the latest person to ever seroconvert since the beginning of the new century (I.E. YR 2000)? DOCUMENTED OF COURSE!!! If U don't know then don't post in... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »