How Can AIDS Be Prevented
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From Treatment to Prevention: The Interplay Between HIV/AIDS Treatment Availability and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programming in Khayelitsha, South AfricaThe 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 »
Preliminary Analysis Suggests $258 Million HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in India May Have Prevented Some 100,000 InfectionsA $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 »
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Harvard Medical SchoolI'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 »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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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Posted by bradfordU.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 »
Posted by bradfordU.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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.
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 »
Posted by OPHAOutreach 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 »
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