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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women, Girls Affected by HIV in Indonesia Face Poverty

"The number of reported HIV cases has tripled in Indonesia in recent years, curtailing productivity and trapping affected girls and women, especially, in poverty, according to a recent U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) report ," PlusNews reports.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Forum Focuses on Challenges Facing Women, Girls Affected by HIV In Eastern Europe, Central Asia

"Women, girls and HIV were the focus of a panel discussion on the final day of the International Forum on [Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6] in Eastern Europe and Central Asia," UNAIDS reports. "In Russia, HIV prevalence among young women aged... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Governments Fighting HIV/AIDS Face Inadequate Health Infrastructure, "Insufficient" Involvement of HIV-Positive People, Officials Say

Inadequate health infrastructures and "insufficient" involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS pose challenges to African governments in the fight against the epidemic, officials said at the close of the U.N. Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Alcohol will not affect the validity of HIV-antibody tests. See below.Dr. Bobalcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009) Dec 10, 2009I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »

Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Alcohol does not affect HIV test results. (See below)Yes, your 99-day result is conclusive.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobFollow up to the binge drinking question.Jul 26, 2008 Bob, My question was because i am drinking so much alcohol, will the... Read more »

HIV Test Affected by Antiobiotics?

Hello Dr. Bob,I hope you are well and enjoying your summer.Since my doctors have responded to my questions regarding transmission with incredulous stares, I won't bother with questions about transmission itself.My question revolves around the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Gary,I could stare at you incredulously as well, because I've answered these questions multiple times before (check the archives), but you'd never know, because our interchange is via the Internet and not face to face. (Come to think... Read more »

will individuals today affected with hiv all share this fate?

Hi Doctor Wohl, I just recently read the article by Gregg Gonsalves posted here under what's new at the body. Gonsalves states in the passage,"With Fred Gormley's death; the death of my friend, Frank Moore; and Indian AIDS...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Jennifer, Sometimes I feel we do forget we are dealing with a deadly virus for which there is no known cure. We are still living in the heady days of potent HIV therapies, where one cocktail is easily swaped for another and people complain more... Read more »
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New Emagazine for hiv affected and infected.

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Ok, so a little background. A few months ago, after finding out I was positive and not knowing what to do, I decided that I would create a website devoted to people affected and infected by HIV. I had multiple reasons for this, one my neg partner... Read more »

face numbness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The right side of face has been numb for a few days. Could this be a sign?

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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »