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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Mass Media Campaigns to Promote Voluntary Counseling and HIV Testing Services in Kenya

Kenya has rapidly scaled up its voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) services, from three sites in 2000 to 585 by June 2005. Beginning in 2002, these services were promoted by a four-phase, professionally designed mass media campaign. In the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV/AIDS Testing Services to Be Set up in Major Sea Ports

Nabi Azad, India's Minister of Health and Family Welfare, announced that the government plans to provide testing and counseling for HIV/AIDS at major sea ports to prevent HIV transmission and help manage the disease. He explained that the Department... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Pastor Takes HIV Test at Sunday Service

Declaring war on "the unholy trinity of silence, shame, and stigma," the senior pastor of Atlanta's historic Ebenezer Baptist Church took an HIV test during Sunday's morning worship service. "I'm very convinced that if Martin Luther King Jr. were... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can I be tested for hiv for a civil service job

I am applying for a position for the Las Vegas police Department.I am in great health and have been for a long time. I have passed most of the requirements for this position but the last being a medical exam.It states they perform routine blood...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
"Routine" blood work does not usually include an HIV test. If you are being tested for HIV antibodies you should be notified. As for the drug testing, anti-HIV drugs (protease inhibitors, reverse transcriptase inhibitors) should not... Read more »

PLEASE ANSWER.Possible HIV infection, reliability of STD testing services offered on Internet, etc

Dear Dr. Bob,First, Happy, Happy New Year to you and your partner.! Second, I would like to thank you for answering so many questions. Your answers are educational, optimistic and encouraging unlike many others that I could find on the Internet. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Daniel,"Drunk and horny" are always a worrisome combination.Unprotected insertive anal sex (and, to a much less degree, unprotected oral sex) place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your "full STD screening" two months... Read more »

HIV and security clearances/military service

I'd also like to add some follow-up on this topic. The military has a policy for HIV-positive individuals stating they cannot be sent OCCONUS (outside continental US). This, of course, requires disclosure of your condition to your chain of...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Thank you for your contribution to the conversation. Yes, disclosure would be required to trigger this policy, but in many countries where the meds aren't available, testing at the border is the country's policy and discrimination is a... Read more »

Help me create a counselling group for +youngsters, a service in the community (Marcel N., psychologist, HIV +)

from Marcel N-Romania.Dear Sir,i'm thrilled to find such a complex site to rise all kind of problems the hivers have to deal with. This is again a prove that your country realy try to controle and to help patients to become effective and deal...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear MArcel,I really respect the work you are doing in Romania. Unfortunately in terms of your request, I have never worked with young people. My specialty is working with adults. So I am am sorry to say that I have no idea of how to advise you... Read more »
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testing service

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am interested in getting anonymous HIV testing. I looked in the yellow pages and there is a company called Specialized Testing. Are they a legit company? Can I trust those results? I don't want to go to my doctor for this test. I realize that I... Read more »

Sore throat? testing service reliable?

Posted by Anonymous
I have not posted for a while. here is my story i gave a female sex worker in brazil oral sex. i tested negative at 6 weeks then again at 12 weeks. i took a 2nd generation and a third generation test. I have had a persistent throat problem for... Read more »

To: Gary npa , BDG? testing service reliable?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have not posted for a while. here is my story i gave a female sex worker in brazil oral sex. i tested negative at 6 weeks then again at 12 weeks. i took a 2nd generation and a third generation test. I have had a persistent throat problem for... Read more »

6/27, Austin, TX: PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN

Posted by bartleby
PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN NHTD 2012

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: National HIV Testing Day Protocol Based HIV Counseling
Where: AIDS Services of Austin, 7215 Cameron Road, Suite A, Austin, TX, 78752
When: Wednesday,... Read more »