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How Do Cuba Prevent Aids

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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 the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV, said recently, EFE News Service reports. ... 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 reports. The group last week participated in a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Finetuning the Fight Against AIDS in Cuba

The AIDS Prevention Group (GPsida), a network of volunteer health advocates, is seeking to change attitudes towards AIDS and being HIV-positive to reduce infection rates in Cuba. GPsida's ninth National Scientific Event was held in Havana June 6-8. ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Am I deportable to Cuba because of my HIV status?

Hi, according to this link http://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/laws-regs/hiv-ban-removal/final-rule.htmlCDC removed HIV from ban list. Im a HIV positive person whose is being claimed by his sister(US citizen)and participating in the Cuban...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,You are indeed correct - your positive status alone cannot serve as grounds for immigration visa inadmissibility. In your situation, it sounds like you are participating in the Cuban Family Reunification Parole (CFRP) Program."... 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...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
I am sure you both are worried, and it is very difficult to know that the treatments that make such a difference may not be available to your friend. However, if his T cells are 728, he does not need HAART, and may not need it for many years.While I... Read more »

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
Hi,Thanks for your thanks. Glad to hear 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,... Read more »

Viajando a Cuba

Hello Nelson,I do the same,I travel with my meds box (domestic flights) but here is my question: I am going to Cuba in a few months,I went last year and I packed my pills in the luggage,my Husband went crazy because you know in a country like Cuba...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
NEVER pack your medications in your checked luggage. Take them with you in your carry on in the original bottles with your name on the prescription labels.<a... 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 »

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 »

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 »