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How Can AIDS Be Prevented

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From Treatment to Prevention: The Interplay Between HIV/AIDS Treatment Availability and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programming in Khayelitsha, South Africa

The authors undertook the current study to describe the role that public access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) has played in the development and efficacy of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Khayelitsha, a poor township in South Africa's Western Cape.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Preliminary Analysis Suggests $258 Million HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in India May Have Prevented Some 100,000 Infections

A $258 million HIV/AIDS prevention program in six Indian states may have prevented an estimated 100,000 infections from 2003 to 2008, researchers from the Public Health Foundation of India and the University of Washington suggest in a study ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Zupenda Davis, BTAN Philadelphia: Bringing International Responses Home

Zupenda Davis As an HIV-prevention and consumer advocate and HIV-prevention researcher, I understand that the most effective prevention, care and treatment strategies require insight from and collaboration and dialogue among multiple... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Aids prevention treatment in pregnant womanfollowing rape

What would be the alternative treatment prevention open to a pregnant womanwho has been victimized by rape and exposedto AIDS infection. What drug(s) would provide the list side effect risk tothe unborn child?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
I'm not exactly sure what you mean by "alternative." There is growinginterest in post-exposure prophylaxis for sexual exposures, based on theapparent success of giving antiretroviral therapy to health-care workersafter needle stick... Read more »

AIDS Prevention at the state level

What public or community efforts have been taken at state level in Florida to reduce or eliminate the problem?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. In the United States, issues like HIV/STD prevention are handled both at the federal level, and the state level as well. Each state handles prevention efforts differently. To find out what is being done at the... Read more »

prevent aids

dear sir im very eager to have sex,so i want to approach prostitutes,my fear is that i would have HIV POSITIVE if i have sex with any prostitute,sir i want to have sex with prostitutes at the same time i shouldn't get affected by HIV so please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Septrin (also called Septra or Bactrim) is an antibiotic. It is used in folks with AIDS (CD4 less than 200) to help prevent the opportunistic infections Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and toxoplasmosis. It does not have any effect on HIV... Read more »

Bush and HIV prevention

Why do you think Bush is doing a bad job of HIV prevention?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well here's a very recent example. (Also see post from archives below.)The ban on city funding for needle-exchange programs, which has been in place in Washington, D.C. since 1999, was finally and very belatedly lifted in January of this... Read more »
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U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »

U.S. policies continually undermining AIDS prevent

Posted by bradford
U.S. policies continually undermining AIDS prevention efforts!


I am appauled by the U.S. government and it's policies which have continually been undermining the efforts to control and prevent the further spread of HIV and AIDS.

First, funding cuts... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.

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June 3, 1999
Robin Keene, SCHNS, Communicable Disease Supervisor
Manatee County Health Department

Dear Ms. Keene,
Please accept my resignation from employment with the Health... Read more »

OPHA - Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Posted by OPHA
Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Inc., (OPHA), is a non profit agency that serves Black, White, Hispanic, and any other race of gay men of all ages who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency serves the community through culturally and... Read more »