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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 years. I...
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+ adoption

I am adopting an infant that has tested positive for antibodies. He is in a developing nation with... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 . The authors included Joia... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Policy Framework Adopted by International Body

...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 the fight against... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...HIV-positive children -- but the figures could be higher because many nations do not ask if a child being adopted is living with HIV/AIDS. Ethiopian adoptions to the U.S. peaked at 1,255 in 2007, and the adoption of HIV-positive children is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Lewis Urges Zambia to Adopt Clear HIV/AIDS Policy, Provide Antiretrovirals

...U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Tuesday urged Zambia to adopt a "clear" policy on HIV/AIDS to combat the disease more effectively Read more »
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Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...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. They must be... 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 Read more »

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 Read more »

adopting a baby with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...adopting a baby with aids. My actual question is that we have cat's and I would like to know the effect of cat litter and hiv/aids. What type of special care is needed and what the actual effect of the cat litter is. I can be reached by... Read more »