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Impact Of Hiv Aids In The World

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Current Economic Assessments of HIV/AIDS Impact on World Economy Incomplete, Report Says

Current assessments of how HIV/AIDS affects the world economy are incomplete, according to a report released on Tuesday by TD Economics , a financial analysis group, Canada's National Post reports (Mavin, National Post , 8/9). According to the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Must Act to Address Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children to Meet Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF Report Says

The world must take "urgent action" and address the impact of HIV/AIDS on children to meet the U.N. Millennium Development Goals by 2015, according to a UNICEF report released Monday, Xinhua News Agency reports. The report, titled "A Call to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Examines HIV/AIDS' Impact on Marriage Customs in India

"The World " -- a production of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Wednesday reported on how HIV/AIDS is affecting marriage customs in India. Suniti Solomon -- founder of the not-for-profit YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education ,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

impact of HIV AIDS in the workplace

What are the impacts of HIV AIDS in the workplace...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
That's a broad question. It obviously varies greatly by employer, however, regardless of what type of employer you have there are legal protections to prevent discrimination. Laws are helpful, but they don't always work in the real world,... Read more »

Pshychological Impact of Tests (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I have had two HIV tests in my life. I have not been involved in adverse sexual activities but being a dentist, I have had a few pricks during practice which happened around Jan/Feb last year. Also, I never had unprotected sex with any1 and ive been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Adverse sexual activities"??? What might they be??? Perhaps the opposite of propitious sexual endeavors?Do you need to worry about a 0.13 signal-to-cut-off value? No, absolutely not. Anything less than 1.0 would be considered a... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I wish I could report we had HIV under control here, but in fact that is not the case. In fact many of the commitments the Bush Administration promised in 2001 at the U.N. General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS turned out to be all... Read more »

meds impacting transmission statistics?

"The risk for HIV transmission per episode of receptive penile-anal sexual exposure with an HIV-positive partner is estimated at 0.1% to 3%."Would this risk be higher if HAART was never developed?Is HIV in the third world more easily...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let me give your some data from a very recent study from UCSF (University of California, San Francisco), my alma mater. A 2004 study of young gay men spanning the advent of HAART (1994 to 1999) concluded that meds reduce HIV transmission by... Read more »
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MTV needs people impacted by HIV

Posted by Anonymous
MTV Needs the Names of Young People for a Programme on HIV/AIDS
Please reply directly to

Staying Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness campaign is looking for
names of young people up to the age of 25 whose lives have been... Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My name is Susy. My Dad died from AIDS 9 yrs ago. i am currently in graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2007 - Deconstructing 'HIV'

Posted by Amun, 6 Replies
Ten years ago electronmicrographs (EMs) were published in Virology, March 1997 (Gluschankof et al and Bess et al) clearly depicting what was assumed to be 'HIV' was in fact cellular debris and mircrovesicles proving that no one is 'HIV' positive... Read more »