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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and care and support for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR focuses on strengthening the capacity of families to protect and care for orphans and vulnerable children by extending the lives of parents and caregivers. PEPFAR also provides prevention...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sweat, tears, vomit, feces, and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV.If you... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sweat, tears, vomit, feces, and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sweat, tears, vomit, feces, and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sweat, tears, vomit, feces, and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNICEF, UNAIDS Launch Campaign to Increase Global Support for Children Affected, Orphaned By HIV/AIDS

... UNICEF , UNAIDS and other partners on Tuesday launched a campaign to garner funding and support for children affected by HIV/AIDS, the Chicago Tribune reports. The campaign -- called Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS -- will focus... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Newspapers Examine How HIV/AIDS Affecting Children, Orphans in Africa

...complete article is available online . The Columbus Dispatch on Sunday examined how the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa has affected families and children. South Africa has the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the world and the spread of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senate Passes Bill to Protect World's Orphans, Vulnerable Children, Many of Whom Affected by AIDS

...passed a bill ( HR 1409 ) that aims to protect orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, many of whom are affected by HIV/AIDS, according to a release from the office of Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) (Boxer release, 10/25).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Approves Bill to Protect World's Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Many of Them Affected by AIDS

...approve a bill ( HR 1409 ) that aims to protect orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, many of whom are affected by HIV/AIDS, the Tri-Valley Herald reports. The bill, introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), would... Read more »
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THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...BLOCK GRANTS AND CUTS FOR HIV SERVICES E.G. HOUSING AND FOOD !THE DISAPORA:MILLIONS OF BLACKS DYING ABROAD... A GENERATION OF ORPHANS AND THE SYSTEMATIC GENOCIDE OF A CONTINENT! THE APATHY OF BLACK ENTERTAINMENT MOGULS:POSTERS AND THOUSANDS FOR... Read more »

I've just tested positive. Can't see the point in

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...I've just tested positive for HIV yesterday. I've been with a very loving guy for almost 3 1/2 years and we broke up 4 months ago. I knew it was a bad idea to Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...people on antiretrovirals increased three-fold, including a doubling in 2005 alone. In sub-Saharan Africa, the most heavily affected region, the number of people on HIV treatment increased eight-fold in 2004 and 2005. As a result, an estimated... Read more »

Husband is bisexual

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...oral sex and watching other men have sex] for quite a while. I only found out that he is bisexual when he found out he has HIV. I don't know what to do now. I think I still love him but I'm so angry I can't stand it. We have been married for... Read more »