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When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the next! BRAVO! As a person living with HIV, please accept my heartfelt thanks for your altruistic and magnanimous volunteer work!Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, it's extremely remote at best. For peace of mind, it's fine to get HIV tested;... Read more »

Work & HIV

I would like to know how an office enviroment and possibly work related stress would influence a... Read more »

Working with HIV

i wonder how does HIV effect on our work? I read many peoples need to stop working because of HIV.... Read more »
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HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...information and analyses of various health care reform proposals and the impact on people with HIV/AIDS. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group is hosting regular conference calls to update the community about health care reform efforts and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young Girls Trafficked From Nepal to India for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Study Says

... Young women and girls who have been repatriated to Nepal after being trafficked to India for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Read more »
Terri Wilder

Working in the Frontlines of the HIV Pandemic Since 1989

... July 6, 2009 Hey everybody. At the beginning of June I volunteered for THRIVE! -- a one-day educational and empowerment workshop in Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

...epidemic of sexual assault in the violence-torn nation," according to the AP (8/10). Clinton Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS, Meets With Zuma During her visit to an HIV/AIDS clinic in South Africa on... Read more »
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WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
...though all this testing is I have been very ill with crazy symptoms and every time I go to the doctor he or she will run another HIV test on me it is not my choice. He also said that I was very vitamin D deficience. So if I am infected with HIV... Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »