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Hiv Transmission In Children

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HIV transmission between children

I'm researching the topic of HIV and transmission between children who are playmates and/or classmates. I have not found any documented cases of an infected child transmitting the virus to someone else, even a sibling. I am a teacher and would...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...This is an important question. You are right; there are no documented cases of transmission between children, to my knowledge. The December 1997 CDC AIDS Surveillance Report, figure 7, lists 2 children who were exposed to HIV-infected Read more »

love my Sis

My sister had a baby in 1992, and she tell me she don't have HIV. but in 1997 her child now is HIV... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Children

I have a question pertaining pregnancy and children. How is it that some babies that are born from... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda's HIV/AIDS Policies Overlook Young Children, Study Says

... Uganda's policies on HIV/AIDS overlook young children living with or affected by the disease, according to a study released on Wednesday by the African Capacity Building Foundation Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: AIDS Kills One Child Every 20 Minutes, Says UN Children's Agency

...million, are now orphaned, having lost at least one parent, and this number is growing. HIV and AIDS have dramatically increased children's vulnerability in recent years," said UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman. Yet despite the country's... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Often Neglected in HIV/AIDS Testing, Treatment, Rwandan Official Says

... Children should be placed at the center of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, Agnes Binagwaho, executive secretary of Rwanda's National AIDS Read more »
Connect With Others

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians, Read more »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...Hello ladies, I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »

Need help for children with hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have read everything there is to read about hiv and it's transmission. My ex husband is hiv positive and we have two small children under four. They are too young to understand the disease and it's transmission and he won't let me tell them... Read more »

And yet another question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... What are the possibilities of a seemingly healthy 4-year old kid being HIV+? He was at the hospital because of bronchitis, no HIV historial or anything. My question is.. would an HIV+ 4-year old kid Read more »