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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...than other Hispanic/Latino men to contract HIV as a result of injection drug use. By contrast, sexual contact with other men is the primary cause of HIV infections among Hispanic/Latino men born in Central or South America, Cuba, Mexico, and the US. Hispanics/Latinos are most likely to be infected with HIV as a result of sexual contact with men. Hispanic/Latina women may be unaware of their male partner's risk factors or incorrectly assess...
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You would get more share of votes than Fidel in Cuba

3 years ago I had some weird symptoms (muscle ache, head ache, sore throat) and thank god I have tested negative in 5 tests up to 2 years after that time. No question now, just wanted to THANK YOU AGAIN man for your support and amazing attitude. You...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you are staying well. Don't forget to take what you learned here and "pay it forward." That means help spread the word about HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. As for running for president, gosh, I couldn't possibly imagine trying to clean up the... Read more »

Traveling outside of the US?

I was diagnosed HIV+ back on June 2009. I am on Atripla now and last time I went to the Dr I was undetectable. I been thinking planning to travel to Mexico (my place of birth) and Cuba.Is there any specific precautions I should take when I go to the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...have been exposed/infected with hepatitis A as a child and this vaccine may not be needed.As for travel to central America and Cuba, if you're up to date with vaccines as per above there is little need for additional shots. The adventurous... Read more »

treatment in Cuba

hey docs, I have a friend who lives in Cuba and was infected with HIV a year ago. The only treatment he is receiving is vitamins (antioxidants) and some shots of interferon (i don't know how to say in english), but it is supposed to estimulate the...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...least) to stay on it for life. There are worries about long term side effects of the medications. The side effects of untreated HIV are far worse, but we are trying to balance the benefits of treatment against the risks.Lastly, I don't think you... 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
...prevent the opportunistic infections Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and toxoplasmosis. It does not have any effect on HIV viral replication or CD4 cell counts. You can read much more about opportunistic illness prophylaxis in the archives.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cuba: Ten Years Fighting HIV/AIDS and Reaching Out to Gays

... When a Cuban project to prevent HIV among men who have sex with men began 10 years ago, it was breaking new territory. MSM in Cuba were socially Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ugandan Health Minister Muhwezi Eyes Cuba for HIV/AIDS Drugs

...Brig. Jim Muhwezi said on Tuesday he would discuss the possibility of manufacturing antiretroviral drugs in Uganda with the Cuban government. Muhwezi, who met Cuban Ambassador to Uganda Ricardo A. Dawza at the ministry headquarters in Kampala,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cuba Increasing HIV Prevention Efforts Targeted at MSM, Health Official Says

... Health officials in Cuba this year will focus HIV prevention messages at men who have sex with men, Rosaida Ochoa, director of the National Center for Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group of Transgender People Spread HIV Prevention Messages Among MSM in Cuba

... A group of male-to-female transgender people in the western Cuban province Pinar del Rio recently have begun to educate local men who have sex with men about HIV prevention, Inter Press Service Read more »
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How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract Read more »

janis leeelo por favor

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
se que no esta de lo mas actualizado pero te servira leelo por favor y pon atencin a los meses ok, es sin animo de pelear sino de abrir la mente, www.bvs.sld.cu/revistas/med/vol34_1_95/med09195.htm - 11k 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 Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the very foundations of the Public Health response to AIDS. After careful consideration, I find that I can no longer promote HIV/AIDS Education or HIV Testing as mandated by the State of Florida, Department of Health. In addition, I cannot... Read more »