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Prevention Strategies For Hiv Aids

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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Support Concrete and Specific HIV Prevention Measures in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy!

This week, 34 national leaders in HIV programming and policy sent a letter to President Obama with recommendations for core points essential to creating a Strategy that will advance our nation's HIV prevention response and lead to fewer HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Columbia's "Treatment-as-Prevention Strategy" Helping to Reduce HIV/AIDS Cases, Deaths

"New HIV cases and AIDS deaths are both going steadily down in British Columbia, according to data released last week," the New York Times reports. Julio Montaner, director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, said, "We're... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute Strongly Promotes Continued HIV Testing and Prevention Efforts to Meet the Goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Washington, DC -- On June 27th, 2011, The AIDS Institute recognizes the 17th annual National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). NHTD is hosted through a partnership between the National Association of People with AIDS, the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of infection,... Read more »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV infections are still happening. Do you think that your prevention efforts are really useful? If the only use of condoms should prevent HIV from spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree condoms alone are not enough to end the pandemic. See below.Dr. BobPrevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)May 5, 2009 Dr. B, HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Zeb,Well, I agree condoms may be the most effective HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might... Read more »

Switching Strategy

I've been HIV+ for 11 years -- for 3 years early on was on AZT only, then 2--4years on no therapy at all. Started HAART on Combivir/Viracept 3.5 years ago -- have been undetectable for the entire time -- CD4 from 500--700.My doc says that the...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
A lot of good questions, most of which don't have any absolute answers. If I understand your situation, you have been well controlled and are tolerating combivir/Viracept, and are considering switching because your doctor says "PIs are... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
Thirty years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »

HIV Prevention

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Prevention

As an individual living with HIV for going on 19 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear and
discrimination for nearly a decade. As well, creating awareness in the many issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. I... Read more »

HIV Prevention

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV Prevention

As an individual living with HIV for 19 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear and discrimination for nearly a decade. As well, creating awareness among the many issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. I believe there... Read more »