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Number Of Reported Hiv Cases

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...syringes for injecting drugs isanother frequent mode of transmission. Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Until recent years, little research had been done on women and HIV. Whilemany questions remain unanswered, available information shows that HIV affectsmen and women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of HIV in the blood) compared to men who are newlydiagnosed ...
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Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-positive and the information is sent to the state, which then reports the data to the federal government. The Times in July 2005 reported that many cases are believed to be lost when doctors and laboratories send incorrect or incomplete codes... Read more »

Your position on treatment as prevention is not correct (SWISS REPORT, 2010)

Several times you claim that effective treatment decreases the risk but does not eliminate it. Well I guess it's more an assumption than a certainty. I don't know any study which strictly confirms what you're saying. Instead there's a study ongoing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the archives of this forum (I'll repost a sample below) for a better understanding of the report and what it means.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at... Read more »

Is the AIDS epidemic declining?

Mr Sowadsky:Could you please comment on the latest numbers from the recent issue (June 9) of the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, the CDC's publication that tracks the epidemic. Given the continued drop in new cases, when could we conclude that this...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...estimate the number of new cases of HIV infection today. Any statistics you see for HIV cases in the USA are significantly under-reported. For the limited number of states having HIV reporting, preliminary data indicates that the number of new... Read more »

What case reports

Hi,I would like to ask a brief question of your answer to a previous question in this board. You cite in the answer:"a. Over 99.5% of people will have acquired anti-HIV antibodies (and have a positive standard test) within 6 months of an exposure....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I am referring to an exceedingly small number of individuals who are carrying HIV but do not have an antibody response to it that is detectable by conventional tests. This is a small group of people and the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO, UNAIDS Ask Indian Government to Report Number of AIDS Deaths in Wake of Declining Number of Reported HIV Cases

...reports. The request comes in response to the Indian government's announcement last month that far fewer new HIV cases were reported in 2004, compared with 2003 (Rashid, Indian Express , 6/5). According to data released by India's National AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Number of Reported HIV Cases on the Rise in Malaysia, Government Says

...1986, half of all patients were intravenous drug users and probably contracted the disease from shared needles, according to a report in New Straits Times. The high number of cases confirms assertions by HIV/AIDS activist groups that the illness... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Reported HIV/AIDS Cases in China Increased 28% in 2006, Health Ministry Says

...Health said Wednesday in a report posted on its Web site, Reuters reports (Reuters, 11/21). According to the Ministry, the number of reported HIV cases has increased 28%, from 144,089 in December 2005 to 183,733 on Oct. 31 (Olesen, AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Reported HIV/AIDS Cases in Shanghai Increases by 70%, Municipal Health Bureau Says; HIV/AIDS Discrimination in China Continues

...increased by 74% compared with the same period in 2005, the city's Municipal Public Health Bureau said on Wednesday, Xinhuanet reports (Xinhuanet [1], 11/29). According to a city Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention official, as... Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

red cross suxs look what happen

Posted by lookingforhead, 1 Reply
...ministry is urging the public to refrain from blood donation for such purposes," the official said. The society does not plan to inform donors of their test results because the tests are designed to prevent the virus from spreading through... Read more »

headline news

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
...record high of 102 in 2007, according to preliminary data released on Wednesday by the Japanese Red Cross Society, Kyodo News/AOL reports. The report -- which was submitted to a Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry committee -- showed that the... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
...39.5 million By Sunaina Gulati for CNN (CNN) -- Some 39.5 million people are living with AIDS worldwide, according to a U.N. report released on Tuesday. "This year's report gives us real cause for concern," said U.N. AIDS chief Peter Piot, who... Read more »