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Impact Of Hiv Aids In The World

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Does Hep C impact HIV seroconversion / window period?

I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on the internet regarding whether coinfection would delay HIV seroconversion. Several sites and articles are stating that it would, but they all cite a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is much confusion about this point.The CDC recommends that health care workers who are exposed to a HIV/HCV coinfected patients get HIV testing at baseline, six, and 12 weeks after exposure. However, if - and only if - the healthcare Read more »

Difference between HIV impact and hereditary issues?

Hello. I am female, 32yrs old, and have been HIV+ since 1990 (based on history, though I was not... Read more »

impacts of aids

what are the socio-economic impacts of aids in a developing contry? Read more »
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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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

On World AIDS Day, Media Outlets Reflect on How Funding Squeezes Could Impact HIV/AIDS

...Wednesday, news outlets examined how current economic conditions could threaten recent gains made in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. "In October, donors pledged just under $12bn over the next three years to the UN-backed Global Fund to... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Washington Post Examines PEPFAR's Impact on HIV/AIDS in Africa

...The AP/ Washington Post on Sunday examined the impact of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on the burden of HIV/AIDS in African countries. According to the AP/ Post, "countless Africans ... will always be grateful to... Read more »
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Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being from Canada, Read more »

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 stayingalive@mtvne.com *** Staying Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness campaign is looking for names 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 Read more »

Impact of maternal loss due to AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm finishing my doctorate in psychology and am investigating the impact of a mother's death due to AIDS on children. I am so excited about this research, and think it will really give those of us in the mental health field more information Read more »