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AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

... HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People
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6 Month old infant & Mother Test Negative for HIV, Father tested Positive

We are in the process of adopting a baby boy from Taiwan. He was tested at 6month of age for HIV and tested negative. His mother was also tested at the time and she was negative. Father has been in jail and was recently tested. He tested positive....
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
It is extremely unlikely given the baby's and mother's results. Read more »

HIV Wife

Yesterday morning my wife was in for a routine HIV test required for her visa, here in Dubai. She rang crying her eyes out, not only had she just found out she was HIV+ she was immediately Jailed,I went to her and was told only that she had to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, I am aware of Dubai's discriminatory and unconscionable HIV/AIDS policy. It has absolutely no scientific basis and has been strongly criticized by the international community. I suggest you Read more »

Marriage and HIV

My husband and I have been monogomous for 17 years. I recently contracted and have been diagnosed with HIV. I work in a prison and was somehow exposed at work. I never used iv drugs or had a blood transfusion nor have I had a sexual partner other...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You should pursue the issue further at work. You make a very good case for occupational exposure and your employer needs to provide appropriate compensation, including medical care and mental healthcare. You and your husband will need some time to... Read more »

U.S. propsed manditiory testing

just wondering what your opinions are on the newly proposed manditory testing for hiv. being hiv+ i am finding it difficult to form an opinion on this matter. one though t is that knowing your status and treatment is the best defense north america...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...the OFFERING of testing to persons 13-64 years of age who present for medical care. In addition, written informed consent for HIV testing and lengthly pre-test counseling have been removed as these - as well intended as they are - proved to be... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...MPH, L Minuto, MEd, Rhode Island Dept of Health. R MacGowan, MPH, A Margolis, MPH, C Courtenay-Quirk, PhD, W Chow, Div of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. Editorial Note ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Cook County Jail to Resume HIV/STD Testing

...calling a "tremendous step towards fighting HIV in Cook County," officials are reinstating HIV/STD testing at the Cook County jail after a three-year hiatus. "If we are to make a difference in the AIDS epidemic, we must reach people at risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Activist Urges AIDS Tests, Condoms in Shelby County Jail

...Smith Arnold urged the county Sheriff's Office to allow jail inmates access to condoms and require they be tested for HIV. "AIDS is still alive and well," Arnold told the commission's law enforcement committee. "It's still coming out of the jail... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Calls on Tennessee Jail to Conduct HIV Tests, Condom Distribution

... In an effort to curb the spread of HIV among its inmates, Tennessee's Shelby County Jail is being urged to distribute condoms and require regular HIV/AIDS testing in a program similar to those in effect in jails in Read more »
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HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
...I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking Read more »

navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does the navy test annually for HIv Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infected before they arrived, the study found. Over a 17-year period, 88 men became infected in prison by the virus that causes AIDS, chiefly through same-sex intercourse. Georgia prisons currently house about 45,000 men. The study, published... Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »