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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all families have this discussion. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that young people between the ages of 15 to 24 account for approximately...
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I just want to send a heartfelt thank you, thank you, thank you Dr. Frascino. My definitive results were indeed NEG! I thank God! You are an angel w/o wings :) I am not sure what happended with those uninterpretable results twice. They had to send...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO! Congratulations! I'm confident your follow-up tests will remain negative if you continue to practice safer-sex techniques. Also, I want to remind you to please "pay it forward." That means take what you learned here and help spread the... Read more »

Anemia give false +

Dear Doc,I am from South Africa and not happy with our Medical professionals answers and way of working with HIV/AIDS prevention. The Question I do have is the following is it possible that when a person is anemic that a false positive can occure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope! Anemia does not cause false-positive HIV tests.Dr. Bob 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 year.... Read more »

Routine HIV Testing????

Hey Dr. Bob,I've been reading the archives as you so frequently suggest and they are not only extremely informative but freaking hilarious as well. I have a question. (You probably saw that coming now didn't you?) I was just wondering why you seem...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Zeb,I'm actually not against routine HIV testing as a principle but rather I have some concerns about the currently proposed plan in light of limited HIV/AIDS prevention dollars. It's more of a where can you get the best bang for your buck, so to... Read more »
Articles
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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cambodia Health Officials Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Education to Primary Schools

The Cambodian Ministry of Health has begun training primary education teachers in 12 provinces on HIV/AIDS prevention education, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Health officials said that although children in primary school are not seen as a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs to Focus on Training HIV-Positive People to Prevent Spreading Virus

California's HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, which in the past have focused on curbing high-risk behavior, are being "revamped" to train HIV-positive people not to spread the virus, the Los Angeles Times reports. The "new tactic" in HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vietnamese, U.S. Militaries Discuss Cooperation in HIV/AIDS Prevention

On Monday, the Vietnamese and U.S. militaries began a four-day workshop to discuss measures to strengthen cooperation in HIV/AIDS prevention. The workshop aims to improve knowledge and awareness of HIV/AIDS issues in military forces, the Vietnam... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The 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... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
Hello I'm an outreach worker in Pierson, Florida and I'm looking for a Hispanic teen or adult who lives near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention... Read more »

HIV Health Promotion Coordinator Position

Posted by Terri1
The HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment, and Housing Program within the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control of the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene has a vacancy for an Administrative Staff Analyst (Non-Managerial), HIV Health... Read more »