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Hiv Teachings

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HIV in the Classroom: Teaching in Response to the Terror of HIV's Early Years

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Before Dr. Kimberley Hagen co-founded the Center for AIDS Research at Emory University in Atlanta -- back when there barely was any HIV research, or HIV education, or anything but fear and ignorance... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Film Features Oklahoma Prison Program That Teaches Women How to Prevent HIV

The Tulsa World on Sunday examined a short documentary film about incarcerated women in Oklahoma and a peer education program that teaches them about HIV prevention and other social issues. The Tulsa Community AIDS Partnership recently hosted... Read more »

Innovative Video Game Helps Teach HIV-Positive Teens About Safer Sex

Teaching teens who are living with HIV about sex is no easy task. But when it comes to subjects like making smart choices about sex and the risks of passing HIV on to others, the consequences of not getting through can be huge. So how do you make... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Teaching And HIV

Hello, I live in England and I am a primary school teacher. I want to have a HIV test but one of the things putting me off is what will happen with my job if I am positive. ARe HIV positive people legally allowed to work as teachers in England? I...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
All of us who respond at this forum live in the US, so we are not experts on British policy. But I suggest that you contact the board/department of government/ministry that oversees the teaching profession in England and ask what health conditions... Read more »

Teaching and HIV

Hello. Could you tell me if there would be any problems in teaching grade school (in NJ) while HIV positive? Do the states or communities have any regulations? I don't want to put in the years at college if I won't be able to find a...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The legal precedent that answers your question was set in Orange County several years ago in Chalk v. a school district (I don't recall which one) in Orange County. Mr. Chalk was removed from his grade school classroom when the district learned... Read more »

Teacher needs teaching

I am a first grade teacher. One of my students has an uncle that is HIV+. He came to bring her lunch and I told him to stay and he can eat with her...he had bought food for himself as well as me. While he was eating, we were both talking and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Teacher,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. That includes eating lunch. Your concerns about HIV infection from spittle are unwarranted. Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered an HIV risk. Even if the poz... Read more »


describe your teaching plan and actions for your aids patient regarding nutrition and exercise...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I think I would leave that to my dietician. There are no formulas either, you need specific advice for your situation including the exercise. Consult a dietician who is familiar with AIDS. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Would like HELP with how to teach others on HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just found out that I am HIV positve and I took it pretty good. Now for my family and friends that is a whole new stort in it's self. I would like to know how to teach and just help out my small town. When I say small I mean about 2,000 people.... Read more »


Posted by vasco, 5 Replies
Me and my wife are on a kind of magnet and my 5weeks daughter are negative and my wife is positive. we find out when she became pregnant last year... but i have done 3test in deferents clinics... the result still come back... Read more »

Thanks for teaching us!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I am a girl of 26 years old that is reading almost everyday your posts. Few months ago I was pretty scared, But finally I tested negative. Reading your post and comments helps me a lot to keep the calm waiting for the results. Eventhough ,... Read more »

An HIV/AIDS awareness program for the youth!

Posted by Anonymous
Welcome to the HummingBirdPress,a program designed for the youth!Information contained within this educational package is very valuable for teaching,advising,and educating todays children about the dangers of the HIV/AIDS virus.To leave a voice mail... Read more »