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Impact Of Hiv On The Economy

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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

Papua New Guinea Should Boost HIV Prevention Efforts to Prevent Impact on Economy, Labor Force, Report Says

More than one-third of the adult population in Papua New Guinea could die of AIDS-related causes within 20 years if the spread of HIV is not controlled in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the Australian Centre for Independent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS "to Make Less Impact on South African Economy"

A new study by the University of Stellenbosch's Bureau for Economic Research suggests HIV/AIDS will have less of an economic impact in South Africa than predicted in earlier World Bank estimates. The 2003 World Bank report said the epidemic could... 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.

HelpWithBenefits.com
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 »

HIV impact on Sexual activity

How true is it that we you are HIV positive, sexual abstenancy prolongs your well being - life?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I have not seen any data on this at all. I think sex is an important part of good quality of life, unless it is associated with self destructive behaviors. nelson... Read more »

Social and economic impact of HIV?

Dear Mrs. FranzoiMy name is David and i am 15. I fortunately do not have HIV but I was hoping you could help me understand HIV a little more. This is in connection with a school project. I know I could google this topic for answers but I would like...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
David,This forum is not the best place to get the answer to your question. I suggest you proceed with your Google option.... Read more »

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 worker... 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, where the medical care is covered by the government at least we do... 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
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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 »

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Posted by Anonymous

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Family Health International/IMPACT Cambodia is seeking a highly qualified
Behavior Change Communication Specialist with experience in BCC strategy
development and BCI program implementation to join its... Read more »