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International Adoption And Hiv

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International adoption of HIV+ kids

Hi,Thanks for all the information you provide on your site! It's been incredibly helpful. I have a question about the US travel restrictions for people with HIV. I am a single woman (US citizen) who has lived abroad for the past several...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, you can apply for all the necessary waivers. Just work through a reputable adoption agency. On behalf of all HIV-positive kids, please accept my sincere and heartfelt thanks for your willingness to adopt an HIV-positive child! Your... Read more »

Adopting HIV+ 11 mo old

I am adopting an 11 mo old that is HIV+. She is in a foreign country. She was just reliquinshed by... Read more »

HIV+ and Adoption

I was diagnosed as being HIV+ almost two years ago, and have been on a cocktail of Combivir and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Community Must Adopt Integrated HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts, BMJ "Education and Debate" Article Says

In order to stem the spread of HIV, the international community must adopt a comprehensive strategy that integrates prevention and treatment efforts, a group of AIDS experts writes in an "Education and debate" piece in the Nov. 8 issue of BMJ . ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Policy Framework Adopted by International Body

The International Federation of the Red Cross Society and Red Crescent Society has adopted the Zimbabwean Red Cross Society's policy framework on tackling HIV/AIDS issues, an official said yesterday. Activities being conducted by the local branch in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Calls on International Community to Adopt New Initiatives to Reduce Maternal, Newborn Mortality

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced a new initiative aimed at improving reproductive, maternal and newborn health on Wednesday at a meeting of international leaders, in an effort to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Residents Increasingly Adopting HIV-Positive Children From Abroad, AP/Google.com Reports

U.S. residents increasingly are adopting HIV-positive children from abroad, according to figures from the U.S.-based Adoption Advocates International , the AP/Google.com reports. Figures from the organization indicate a "clear and steady rise" in... Read more »
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Adopting an HIV+ little girl

Posted by Anonymous
I am a single parent who is adopting a beautiful little girl who
just happens to have AIDS. She was born exposed to the disease
through her bio mother. I would like to buy life insurance in
order to plan for the future just as I have done for... Read more »

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
I really need some direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. ... Read more »

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
MY HUSBAND AND i HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE... Read more »

International Program Officer

Posted by Anonymous

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
International Program Officer

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks an international
Program Officer to administer our growing programs in developing
countries. These programs are focused on... Read more »