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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval Latest PEPFAR Program Results Latest PEPFAR Goals and Funding The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is America's commitment to fighting the global HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria epidemics, and 2013 marks it's ten-year anniversary. PEPFAR is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The funds under PEPFAR total...
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Why Does it Take So Long to Get New Drugs Approved?

In the eighties and nineties activists had to fight for new drugs. Then HAART came along and things got better for people who can tolerate the HAART medications, but those who can't or who run out of options are forgotten.Why does it take ten...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I think that you bring up some valid points, but there are some additional considerations. Those who have run out of options are not forgotten. There are numerous agents actively being pushed through the pipeline to meet this need. A partial list... Read more »

Role of HIV PCR (APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY FDA APPROVED FOR DIAGNOSTIC USE)

I am a family physician and first I wanted to commend your frank and frequently humorous answers to your readers questions. The appropriate use of humor when taking care of patients humanizes us as physicians. Continue your good work.I am the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Medical director of an urgent care facility in Vegas??? Now that must really be an entertaining position. I love Vegas and visit frequently. I'm always amazed at the often bizarre-appearing folks I see lumbering in and out of casinos on The... Read more »

Government Agency singles out people who are HIV+??

At the local welfare office, when a person who is known to be HIV+ applies for food stamps, daycare, medical, etc, their case is identified and given to a specific worker known to carry the HIV+ caseload. No special training has been given to this...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This sounds like one of those policies intended to help recipients--have one person be the "expert" on HIV-related issues and have all HIV+ recipients served by that individual--that has an unintended bad outcome. I encourage you to write... Read more »

HIV & Government Security Clearance

I am currently unemployed, and living in the metro DC area where there are a good number of "defense" companies and contrators that are doing a lot of hiring, but most all of the jobs require different levels of government security...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I've checked with several lawyers on this one. None of them is aware of any HIV-related restrictions on domestic work, but HIV could well be a security clearance problem for a job requiring work outside the U.S. They all suggested that you... Read more »
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Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval
Friday, March 26, 2004 Posted: 4:02 PM EST (2102 GMT)




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BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
The arrival of Bio-Alcamid is exceptional news to men and women suffering from Lipoatrophy, the disfiguring condition that is often a result of the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection and AIDS.


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I love him but my family doesn't approve....

Posted by Other, 3 Replies
My boyfriend of a couple months just got diagnosed. I know what you're gonna say, it's only been a couple months, how can you love him? But the thing is we've been best friends since like 10 or 11 and weboth had this secret crush on each other but... Read more »

FDA and non-FDA approved medications

Posted by jeanne
Hello, I am hoping someone can help answer my question or direct me to a source

It is my understanding that there are provisions in the FDA regulations which do allow for the legal importation of non-FDA approved drugs for the treatment of life... Read more »