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How Many People Are Living With AIDS Today

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HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Today and All Week: Act for Aging and Living With Justice for People With HIV and LGBTQ People

Caring Across HIV: Aging/Living/Justice welcomes you to the week of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day! Together, we will speak out for the policies and programs that will allow people with HIV and LGBTQ people age with dignity. With just... Read more »
AIDS Action

AIDS Action Mourns Loss of Senator Ted Kennedy, Champion of People Living With HIV/AIDS

AIDS Action today mourns the loss of Senator Ted Kennedy, a true champion for people living with HIV/AIDS. As the Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and a long time health care, civil rights, and LGBT advocate,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indifference Is Preying on People Living With HIV/AIDS

Reflecting on AIDS 2010 in a Globe and Mail column , the newspaper's Andre Picard writes of the decision of protesters gathered at the conference to march through the streets of Vienna, ending in Heldenplatz (Heroes' Square). "The choice was... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31, seroconverted two years ago. I chose to start treatment right away. I am excercising regularly, eating healthy (don't even remember when I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Throughout the world the major reason why people are still dying is due to lack of access to effective antiretroviral medications-a shameful situation (estimated that > 90% of persons who should be on meds are not). In my practice setting (inner... Read more »

you convinced me I HIV negative 6 years ago, today my daughter could have AIDS

Hi DoctorIts been several years since my last post to you; below I will highlight the previous posts. As I suspected many years ago I have indeed infected my daughter with an HIV like virus, I only say hiv like virus and not hiv because of all my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andy from South Africa,Yes, I certainly remember you and your entire very sad story. I'm sorry to see that after eight years you are still plagued with the identical irrational fears and that you are once again having suicidal thoughts... Read more »

how many people are living with aids in US.

HOW MANY HEALTHY PEOPLE ARE LIVING WITH AIS IN usa...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
There are 1.2-1.3 million of us in the USAbout half a million are taking HIV medications. About 250,000 people don't know they are HIV+ and will probably not find out until they get sick and end up in the hospital.Most people are doing well... Read more »

HOW DO PEOPLE DEAL WITH AIDS

FATHER RODNEY,HOW CAN PEOPLE WHO KNOW THEY'VE GOT AIDS GO AND SPREAD THE DISEASE TO SOMEONE ELSE. I'M NOT SAYING ALL PEOPLE DO THAT BUT SOME PEOPLE DO, AND THAT REALLY GETS ME UPSET....
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend, Thanks for your very provocative question. It is difficult for me to respond without offering generalities but I will try. First of all, in my own experience of 16+ years in AIDS ministry, the vast majority of people I have met and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Hi!
I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS.
In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for... Read more »

Documentary Project on Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by pbrown, 2 Replies
Hi!
I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS.
In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for any... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Please could you distribute this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie


Dear Friends,

HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS'

Please fill in the online survey at:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »