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Hiv Voluntary Counseling And Testing Documentation

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...are aware that they are infected with HIV and take appropriate treatments to prevent transmission. Perinatal HIV transmission continues to occur mostly among women who lack prenatal care or who are not offered voluntary HIV counseling and testing during pregnancy. Many of the perinatal HIV infections each year can be attributed to the lack of timely HIV testing and treatment of pregnant women. For years, HIV infected women who were pregnant...
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WEPA! (CDC's REVISED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HIV TESTING)

That's the spanish WOO-HOO! I just got my results and passed. That Home access test takes 3 days not the advertised 1 :O/Thanks for this site. What your doing is wonderful and encourages many like myself to do what we must and just get tested.My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hola Antonio!Congratulations! WEPA!!!!Why is HIV testing different from cholesterol and anemia testing? Well, for one thing, you aren't at risk of being discriminated against Read more »

DOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

I'm a gay male form Vermont, 54, have been pos 22 years and finally, after all of the myriad meds, highs and lows and being brought back from the abyss in the mid 90's, have tested undetectable during the past year. It feels good. And beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral therapy in San Francisco . Science 2000 Jan 28; 287: 650-654.Granich RM, Gilks CF, Dye C, DeCock KM. Universal voluntary HIV testing with immediate antiretroviral therapy as a strategy for eliminating HIV transmission: a... Read more »

hiv counseling

how to counsel the pre and after testing hiv patients?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV testing is best accompanied by counseling to provide education about HIV and how it is transmitted. The testing process in the Read more »

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

...set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys of 15-... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Finds 24 Percent of Zambians Accessing HIV/AIDS Voluntary Counseling, Testing

... A recent survey conducted in Zambia found that "only 24 percent of people are accessing Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT)," while 99 percent of teenagers and adults surveyed said they have received information on HIV/AIDS, Lusaka Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

... An HIV/AIDS advocacy group in Nigeria's Bauchi state is encouraging HIV-positive people to marry one another in an effort to prevent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia's HIV/AIDS Council Director Urges People to Be Tested on National Voluntary Counseling, Testing Day

...Simwanza, director of programs for Zambia's National HIV/AIDS Council , in an interview ahead of Zambia's national voluntary counseling and testing day, which was scheduled for Monday, said the country's testing rates are too low and urged... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV Articles Back Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report "HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Read more »

UNAIDS stance on the WP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...From "Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT): UNAIDS Technical Update May 2000" http://www.unaids.org/publications/documents/health/counselling/JC379-VCT-E.pdf Read more »

counseling and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I went for the 13 week test today, even though the guy's test that I was involved with came back negative. I know how irrational my fear can get, and I didn't want it sneaking back up on me. They used the rapid oral test- and it was neg! My... Read more »

HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
... AIDS Survival Project HIV testing, counseling, and referal Description: Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Counseling the HIV Pre/Post Counselor provides Read more »