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How To Become An Advocate To Help Prevent Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand's HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Absent, Endangering Country, Advocates Say

Thailand's HIV prevention program has all but disappeared, putting the country's population at increased risk of contracting the virus, according to some HIV/AIDS advocates, Thailand's Nation reports. Several HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates, Policy Experts Respond to FDA Approval of Truvada for HIV Prevention

Though the FDA's Monday approval of the antiretroviral drug Truvada for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV infection among people at risk of contracting the virus "was hailed by many as an important step in the fight against... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Youth Advocates for Microbicides: Changing the Future of HIV Prevention

Youth and HIV As of 2007, an estimated 33.2 Million people were living with HIV, 5.4 million of whom were young people 15-24 years of age (UNAIDS, 2007). 40% of new infections are amongst 15-24 year olds, most of them female (WHO/UNICEF 2007).... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Proud Dad in Phoenix,Sexual orientation is not a choice, as I'm sure you realize. Certainly most parents would prefer their kids were straight for a variety of reasons -- some of which you mentioned. Yes, there are still a lot of haters... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 2 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2009)

Thanks for your quick response. I have to disagree too on one point. You said that HIV is 100% preventable which is correct but it ignores the nature of human beings. Let me explain. Many actually know the ways of transmission but this leads not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, I have to disagree with your disagreement!The statement that HIV is 100% preventable is completely true and has nothing to do with human nature! It's just a scientific fact that we could prevent all (or essentially all) HIV... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Dude, you're spending way too much time on this site and arguing with the wrong guy. Generally you and I agree on most things. It's just that I have the perspective of being HIV infected since January 1991 plus the experience of being... Read more »

Portuguese wohoing guy needs help on prevention issue

Hey doctor, hope u are doing well! your brother also.I am, as i told u i would do, taking a role on prevention here in Portugal. I got in a discussion about Viral Loads; a guy said that if someone is undetectable the HIV concetration on semen also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Care and Prevention: YOUR HELP NEEDED!

Posted by HIVPREV1
I write you on behalf of Face to Face. Face to Face is a dynamic HIV Care/Prevention agency located in Sonoma County California.

It has been a very hard year for HIV Care and Prevention providers. There have been unprecedented cuts in Federal,... Read more »

TREATMENT ADVOCATE Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
POSITION AVAILABLE

TREATMENT ADVOCATE (Two Openings)

DEPARTMENT: Community Services


REPORTS TO: Community Services

Responsibilities:
Under Director of Community Services, will provide Treatment... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Advocate

Posted by Roxie
Hey there!
My name is *Roxie* and I've been coming here for a while and after seeing what a great resource place this is, I want to become more involved!
I've tried to contact volunteer locations in and near my area...but have not found the time to... Read more »

HIV PREVENTION GEL

Posted by reparatur
Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel...

Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal in many parts of the world where women can not negotiate with their... Read more »