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National Hiv Prevention Conference

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...Female Partners. AIDS Care 2003 ;15:829-837. Valleroy LA, MacKellar DA, Behel SK, Secura GM, Young Men's Survey. The bridge for HIV transmission to women from 23- to 29-year-old men who have sex with men in 6 U.S. cities. National HIV Prevention Conference; July 2003; Atlanta, Georgia. Abstract M2-B0902. Espinoza L, Hall HI, Hardnett F, et al. Characteristics of persons with heterosexually acquired HIV infection, United States...
Ask the Experts

Risk reduction campaigns: How effective are they?

Have there been any good efficacy studies to determine the effectiness of risk reduction campaigns?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...In fact, it is such a broad topic that there was an entire conference that recently took place on this very subject (the 1999 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta). Some risk reduction programs work, and others do not. Let me refer you... Read more »

Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I went to the Er and was prescribed Viread and combavir, will this lower my chances of contracting Hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and behavioral. During trials, all participants must receive state-of-the-art HIV risk-reduction counseling and other proven HIV prevention interventions. Even if these trials demonstrate that PrEP can reduce HIV transmission, it is equally... Read more »

about to get get tested, a BIG question before i go.

I am a heterosexual male 25. I have had many female partners, some with protection, some without. I live in the U.S. and I am circumcised. And I do not use any drugs. After reading through this site and many, many others. I am very surprised at how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gay, straight, bi-curious, tranny or a cross-dressing Mormon midget doing a Texas two-step.The latest statistics (from the 2005 National HIV Prevention Conference) reveal over one million Americans are now infected with HIV and 25 percent of... Read more »

Comments regard article

...act was virtually nil. Dr. Kimberly Page-Shafer, of the University of California, San Francisco, presented the findings at the National HIV Prevention Conference here. ``We found that the probability of acquiring HIV through that specific sexual...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
I find the article troubling, probably because it is only summarized in a newspaper and perhaps inaccurate. According to the summary, the followup was 6 months on 198 men, and only 40 acknowledged having oral sex with an infected partner. One new... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National HIV Prevention Conference to Convene in Atlanta

... The National HIV Prevention Conference will take place Aug. 23 to Aug. 26 in Atlanta and willfeature discussions, a town hall, seminars and speeches that address HIV Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Reminder -- Sign on! Open Letter to the 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference Co-Chairs

... Dear Reader, Nearly 150 organizations have endorsed our letter to the National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) chairs, asking them to take clear and deliberate steps to include sessions and discussions from a wide range of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2001 National HIV Prevention Conference

...Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joins other governmental and non-governmental prevention partners to announce the 2001 National HIV Prevention Conference. Background For nearly 20 years, HIV and AIDS have presented historic challenges... Read more »
Body Positive

Reports: The National HIV Prevention Conference

...men (MSM). Recent evidence suggests there has been a resurgence in unsafe behaviors among some communities of MSM. The 2001 National HIV Prevention Conference is unique in that its sole concentration is on the ever-important science of HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

ATTN: Heterosexuals - Taking action to find love

Posted by Anonymous
...by race: 34% were white 47% were black 17% were Hispanic 2% were of other race/ethnicity. SOURCES FOR ABOVE DATA: 2005 National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, June 12-15, 2005. News release, National HIV Prevention Conference. From... Read more »

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...act was virtually nil. Dr. Kimberly Page-Shafer, of the University of California, San Francisco, presented the findings at the National HIV Prevention Conference here. ``We found that the probability of acquiring HIV through that specific sexual... Read more »

Jackie_Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The person who disagreed with you regarding receiving oral sex....was he confused with receiving vs giving???? Read more »

REPORT: Risk of Oral Sex

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...act was virtually nil. Dr. Kimberly Page-Shafer, of the University of California, San Francisco, presented the findings at the National HIV Prevention Conference here. ``We found that the probability of acquiring HIV through that specific sexual... Read more »