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Network Of People Living With Hiv/aids (plwa) In Nigeria

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National AIDS Housing Coalition

Nigeria: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Twenty-three years after the first case of HIV appeared in Nigeria, HIV still poses health anddevelopment challenges to the country. Nigeria is ranked second in the number of people livingwith HIV/AIDS (after South Africa),... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Empowering People Living With HIV/AIDS Can Address Poverty in Nigeria, Advocate Says

Alhaja Roli Daniju, executive director of the nongovernmental organization Ajegunle Community Project , recently called on Nigerian government officials and other stakeholders to help reduce poverty in the country by empowering people living with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Network for People Living With HIV/AIDS Launches Campaign Against Illegal Clinics

The Indian Network for People Living With HIV/AIDS has launched a national campaign against illegal clinics whose workers claim to cure HIV/AIDS with herbal remedies and homeopathic treatments, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, many... Read more »
Ask the Experts

usage of PLWA

does one still refer to an HIV positive person as a PLWA (person living with aids) even though they are not yet at the AIDS stage? if so why?is it just a generic name?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Your point is well taken. The term PLWA (or PLWHA) is a generic term-- one that I've never really been comforatble with, since the real point is the Person, rather than the HIV or AIDS.Be well,BY... Read more »

how many people are living with aids in US.

HOW MANY HEALTHY PEOPLE ARE LIVING WITH AIS IN usa...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
There are 1.2-1.3 million of us in the USAbout half a million are taking HIV medications. About 250,000 people don't know they are HIV+ and will probably not find out until they get sick and end up in the hospital.Most people are doing well... Read more »

i am write you from nigeria

hello doctori am write you from nigeria where in my igbo village, aids is evrywhere and the people will do anything to cure. i am hearing that having sex with three virgin girls can cure someone with aids. i just found out i am hiv positive, and i...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
Hello reader,First, let me start by saying there is no cure for HIV/AIDS. No cure!!!! So, everything you've heard is not true. By having unprotected sex with virgins only creates a larger problem in your village with HIV/AIDS. Also, you... Read more »

I'd really really appreciate an answer to this! (from Nigeria, will donate gladly)

Hello Dr Bob,I hope I get an answer to this question, because you seem to be one of the only people out there who gives straight, concise answers to difficult (and sometimes ludicrous)questions. I know you are probably tired of people asking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Your negative HIV-antibody tests at 6 weeks, 8 weeks and 14 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Whatever is causing your... Read more »
Connect With Others

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Please could you distribute this notice? Thank 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=... Read more »

any HIVer living in nigeria?

Posted by GREATHOPE, 1 Reply
pls send me a private message if u're in nigeria living with hiv or working with hiv patients. there are few things i want to learn from u. thanks Read more »

Down East AIDS Network

Posted by Anonymous
Down East AIDS Network

HIV Educator for MSM and part time Case Manager

HIV prevention programs for gay, bisexual men, and men that have sex with men in Hancock and Washington Counties. Case management to people living with HIV.

Ellsworth , Maine
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7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »