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How Living With Hiv Affects An Individual

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Ask the Experts

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 activist, Ashok...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...even though he played by the rules and took all his meds and was clean and sober. Is this the fate of all persons living with HIV/AIDS?I do not think so. Bad things happen but not to everyone. The next few years WILL bring better therapies and... Read more »

Does PCP only affect a person with HIV virus?

My husband has PCP. Does this mean that his is a carrier of the HIV virus or AIDS? Read more »

what can people do to help you and others affected by HIV

Dr. Bob, I have been looking through this forum for a while now and am really touched by the work... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

10 Questions Answered: How Health Reform Affects People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Protection and Affordable Care Act -- aka health-care reform -- into law, you may wonder how it will affect people living with HIV/AIDS. When can the uninsured finally obtain the health insurance they need? Will the changes affect access to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WFP Aims to Raise $103M for Program in Malawi to Help People Affected by HIV/AIDS, Natural Disasters, Officials Say

...Programme over the next three years hopes to raise $103 million for a relief program in Malawi aimed at people affected by HIV/AIDS and natural disasters, WFP officials said on Monday, Reuters Africa reports. According to Mathews Nyirenda, WFP... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Why We Should Care: People Affected by AIDS

... HIV/AIDS Affects All Youth Young people, who represent one-sixth of the world's population, are rapidly becoming infected with HIV. The Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United Nations Launches $40 Million Appeal to Provide Services to People Affected by Violence in Kenya, Including People Living With HIV/AIDS

...appeal to address the political crisis in Kenya and provide services for people displaced by the violence, including those living HIV/AIDS, Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency, 1/15). The political and tribal violence broke out after... Read more »
Connect With Others

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just... Read more »

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

People Affected By HIV Support Group

Posted by Anonymous
...I would like to invite anyone who has a friend or family member with HIV - and is needing to talk about this - to a new email group called HIV Affected. This support group will consist of others just Read more »