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Hiv Vaccine For Children

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of 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
Ask the Experts

Can an HIV+ person have children without passing the virus to the kids

Dr. I would appreciate if you can provide some knowledge about HIV/AIDS. Can an HIV+ person have children without passing the virus to the kids? Method such as sperm washing or whatever.
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
... The question about whether an HIV+ man can have children without passing the virus to the kids is a very important one. The forum which deals with this is "Mixed-HIV status couples". Dr. Robert Remien has many words of Read more »

Working with HIV and Aids Children

Hello. I direct an Arts Outreach organization and we have recently sent artists to work with AIDS and HIV children. Our last artist did a Cabaret for kids with Aids and HIV. He had a wonderful time, but the children were very physical with him,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Congratulations on your Arts Outreach Program. Hugging, climbing, singing, and spitting HIV-positive kids pose absolutely no risk to your artists! No special precautions are needed. Just continue to teach and play with the kids hold Read more »

Life Expectancy of HIV+ Children

What is the average life expectancy of a child born HIV+?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...A child infected with HIV at birth can live a long life if identified early and treated;JLS. Read more »

Children with AIDS/HIV in Daycare

I work in a daycare in Ohio. I have heard that it is not required for a parent to notify a daycare about HIV/AIDS status. We take precautions whenever dealing with blood or fluids, but there are often other kids in the room that we have to be...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...disclosure is voluntary. You are wise to take precautions whenever dealing with blood or fluids. Because there are often other children in the room to whom you must be attentive, I suggest you turn the experience into a teachable moment: ask the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HAART Initiation Improves Vaccine Response Among HIV-Positive Children, Study Says

...whether the timing of HAART initiation could help preserve these cells and promote normal immune responses to vaccines among children. For the study, Paolo Rossi of the University of Tor Vergata in Rome and colleagues examined 70 children who... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers: The NIH 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected Children, Youth and Pregnant Women

... Why is it important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children, youth and pregnant women? It is important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected populations, particularly Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Children in Developing Countries Need Access to Pneumococcal Vaccines, Opinion Piece Says

...kind of commitment" will be needed to finance vaccines for malaria and tuberculosis and will "one day help make" an effective HIV vaccine available in the developing world, they add. Until then, the pneumococcal vaccine will "play a major role... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

... New guidelines to assist health care workers in preventing and treating the secondary infections that can afflict U.S. children exposed to, or infected with, HIV, were published by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease... 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 »

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...I really need some direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. Read more »

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read 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 »