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Jamaica Population Living With Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers
Ask the Experts

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

Recurring Becteria Vaginosis

Dear Dr, I am on Atripla now for over two years. I started having a relationship since Oct last year and I have been repeatedly getting BV. my viral load is undetectable and CD4 is over 400. I have been on metranidazole suppositories but it keeps...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Recurrent bacterial vaginosis can be a challenge to treat in some women even in the general (HIV-) population. Often local factors such as bacterial flora/pH/use of antibiotics can influence the situation. Evaluation of sexual partners Read more »

Blood in mouth

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am having a lot of anxiety about a possible HIV exposure while eating food at a takeout restaurant. When the cook was grabbing a white plastic fork for me, he grabbed it by the business end. I then observed him wiping off the fork...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried in NY,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. You don't need an HIV test, but you do need counseling (psychotherapy) to help you confront Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fiber and nutrients. Simple carbohydrates, or sugars give you quick energy. You can get sugars in fresh or dried fruit, honey, jam, or syrups. Fat gives you extra energy. You need some -- but not too much. The "monounsaturated" fats in nuts,... Read more »
Articles
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HIV Frontlines : HIV/AIDS and Homophobia in Jamaica

... Table of Contents Introduction Homophobia in Jamaica HIV/AIDS Treatment in Jamaica About the MAC AIDS Fund Poetry and HIV/AIDS Advocacy Ways You Can Help Welcome Read more »
The Body

Looking to the Future: Using Information Technologies to Tackle HIV/AIDS Among MSMs in Jamaica

...Conference also highlight how far we have come as a global community in understanding how the disease is transmitted. The Jamaican Situation Yet whilst much has changed at the global level, at the local, national and community level in many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Officials Discuss HIV/AIDS in Caribbean During PANCAP Meeting

...the Dominican Republic account for about 70% of all people living with HIV in the region. In the English-speaking Caribbean, Jamaica is the country most affected by the epidemic, with an estimated 27,000 people living with HIV" (11/1). "The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Continued Discrimination Against Jamaican HIV-Positive MSM Hinders Their Efforts to Seek Health Care, Advocates Say

... Men who have sex with men in Jamaica continue to experience difficulty in seeking health care because of discrimination and a law that criminalizes homosexuality, Read more »
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Living in China with HIV/AIDS

Posted by geekboy75
...This is a shot in the dark but here goes. I am living in Beijing, China and my partner was recently diagnosed HIV positive. CD4 count is hovering around 200. Is there anyone out there who's living with HIV in China (or with an infected partner)? Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. ... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the... Read more »

I live in rural area, I set up HIV/AIDS chats

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I live in Owen Sound, Ontario, and there are no local AIDS orgs here! Please come and chat with me at www.13km.com and please let me know other chat rooms that are monitored as I Read more »