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Incarcerated Population And HIV/AIDS

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...provide care that meets these guidelines might be considered "cruel and unusual punishment." However, prisoners may need to advocate for their own care. They should understand their illness and make sure they get appropriate care in jail or prison. Prisoners With HIV Infection Like the general population, many prisoners may not know if they are infected with HIV. Not all prisons and jails offer HIV testing. In others, testing is...
Ask the Experts

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent to interviews. Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to your "beliefs," but I do not share all of yours. However, we certainly concur on King George the W! I'm glad you realize HIV/AIDS is not a "gay issue" (it certainly isn't), but rather a "human tragedy" (it certainly is) and that you want folks... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...parents on this topic will not be easy, but I would encourage you to continue trying. How about doing a school project on HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh? That way you could talk about HIV/AIDS with teachers and classmates and show your parents your... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Incarcerated Populations and HIV/AIDS

...HIV prevention education for incarcerated populations and the distribution of both condoms and sterile syringes to individuals in jails and prisons. Currently, condoms and bleach kits are distributed only among a handful of U.S. correctional... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

HIV Prevention and Care for Incarcerated Populations

...approximately two million people are incarcerated or on parole. Incarcerated populations are five times as likely to be living with AIDS and eight to ten times as likely to be HIV-positive compared with the general population. Providing HIV... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Incarcerated Populations & HIV

...Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the disease has struck incarceratedpopulations extraordinarily hard. The "War on Drugs" has produced a prison populationoverwhelmingly Read more »
Body Positive

AIDS Behind Bars: We Should All Care

...According to the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), the incidence of AIDS is 14 times higher in state and federal corrections facilities than in the general U.S. population. Last year more than 3.5 million Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AD Margolis, MPH, D Stratford, PhD, E McLellan-Lemal, MA, K Robbins, W Heneine, PhD, A Greenberg, MD, P Sullivan, PhD, Div of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention; Z Henderson, MD, K Jafa, MBBS, EIS... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...Snippett from Poz.com A Growing Concern by Susan Hunter Twenty-five years after doctors discovered the disease, the AIDS epidemic continues to spread, unchecked, even where we least expect it in our own backyard My friend Susan Howe, a... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »