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HIV+ in the Guard

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I just found out I'm HIV+ and I'm in the National Guard on Title 32 orders. Do I have the same benefits as Title 10 military personnel? Please help. I need advise. Read more »

Mozambique HIV/AIDS Programme National Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
Vacancy: ActionAid Mozambique HIV/AIDS Programme National Coordinator
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ActionAid Mozambique has an established HIV/AIDS programme working with local partner organisations, which will scale up dramatically over the next three to five... Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
Thirty years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
The Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of the British Virgin Islands, is seeking to fill the post of National HIV/AIDS Coordinator. The successful applicant must have several years experience working in an AIDS programme and will be... Read more »

March 10 - National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted by blueagave10
Making plans for local events. Planning to partner with local group for free makeovers for women living with..., and working on the Mayor proclaiming the day.

Do you have skills you would like to offer as a volunteer to help with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

AM I LETTING MY GUARD DOWN?? - KS

Hi Dr. Squires,I thank you in advance for any advice you can give, you have already helped me in the past. This is my question. Tested (+), 10/99. I monitor my numbers at least every 4 months and they are stable at CD4=23, VL 35K (PCR), CD4 count...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Dr. Squires has started a new job and is no longer answering questions. I know this was asked awhile ago and hopefully you have talked to your doctor. Swollen lymph nodes are quite common in HIV especially those in the neck. Lymph nodes can also be... Read more »

National HIV Testing Day

I heard that there is a day in June that is national HIV testing day. Do you know what day that is, and where you go for tests on that day?Thanks,Jim...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. National HIV Testing Day is June 27th of each year, and is sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA). The purpose of National HIV Testing Day is to increase awareness for HIV testing. If you... Read more »

What should I do to guard against common deseases

I have a fairly strong immune system after 22 years of knowing that I have HIV. I have been infected with stupid stuff like TB, Parasites, food born infections, plus colds. In my city there are things like influenza, and mercaid to name a few. What...
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
Given your excellent CD4 count and viral load, it is very unlikely that any serious opportunistic infections that affect patients with AIDS (CD4 count < 200) will bother you. It is important to get all the relevant vaccines like pneumovax,... Read more »

Night in Las Vegas,,let my guard down,,please Help Dr. Rob

Hello Dr. Rob, Thank you for all of your efforts and true dedication. I had the courage to go to a bath house in Vegas and swore I would be safe. Iam a 28 y/o white male trying to come to terms of being BI. The only way is to describe it to you..We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your first trip to a bathhouse and you wind up with a porno star in the hot tub??? Wow. Lucky night. After your nookie you should have hit the casinos. With luck like you were having that night you could have hit the 50 million Megabucks jackpot.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut Supreme Court Rules HIV Occupational Hazard for Prison Guards

The Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-2 that HIV is an occupational hazard for prison guards who serve in emergency response units, a decision that will allow guards who contract the virus on the job to seek workers' compensation, the ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2009

The importance of National HIV Testing Day becomes clear when one recognizes that an estimated one-fifth of all Americans infected with HIV do not know they are infected. 1 Among Americans who have been tested for the virus, more than one-third of... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

OraSure and the National Association of People With AIDS Launch Third Annual ''Mayors Campaign Against HIV'' for National HIV Testing Day

33 U.S. Mayors Unite to Promote HIV Screening on June 27th, National HIV Testing Day OraSure, NAPWA, City, State and Local Agencies to Open NASDAQ Stock Market Bethlehem, PA --... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Washington, D.C. -- With the overhaul of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to... Read more »