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Primary Prevention In Hiv

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Sex during PEP treatment

I am currently on PEP treatment after I had unprotected sex on two consecutve days and end up realizing she was HIV positive when I sugguested we go for a test. I took my 1st AZT on the 68th hours. I would like to know if is it advisable to have...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Really?You are taking a medication to prevent primary HIV infection because you might have been exposed and you're asking if it's ok to have unprotected sex?The answer is yes, it's advisable Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid... Read more »

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public... Read more »
Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services

In Response to Reported Case of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV in NYC, HIV Prevention Leaders Urged a Clear and Targeted Public Health Response, Increased Resources for Primary HIV Prevention and Continued Collaboration With Medical Providers agencies and prevention programs to conduct a clear and targeted public health response, including increased resources for primary prevention, increased public awareness, and continued collaboration with public health and medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cambodia Health Officials Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Education to Primary Schools

... The Cambodian Ministry of Health has begun training primary education teachers in 12 provinces on HIV/AIDS prevention education, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Health officials said that although children in primary school are not Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD/HIV Prevention Practices Among Primary Care Clinicians: Risk Assessment, Prevention Counseling, and Testing

... The authors' objective in the current study was to describe current practices of primary care (PC) clinicians for STD/HIV control services, including risk assessment, prevention counseling, and testing. Qualitative interviews were conducted to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects on Sexual Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African-American Women in Primary Care Settings

... The study authors tested the efficacy of brief HIV/STD risk-reduction interventions for African-American women in primary care settings. A total of 564 African-American women were Read more »
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Capacity Building Coordinator Los Angeles

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...increase marketing and recruitment for the program. Coordinates Black AIDS Institutes presence at national and international HIV/AIDS conferences. Builds strong relationships with various organizations in Black communities. Domestic and... Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...residents of Northern Manhattan for more than 30 years. As an integral component of Ryan's health services for people living with HIV/AIDS is the Mental Health Program for Adults. They offer HIV/AIDS support and treatment with a Special Health... Read more »

unsafe sex remains the primary mode of transmissio

Posted by Anonymous
...Following a review of the evidence, experts convened in Geneva by the World Health Organization ( WHO) and the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS ( UNAIDS) concluded that current epidemiological and biomedical data does not support the claim that the... Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...detect the virus, researchers reported last week. The findings underscore the importance of consistent safe sex in preventing AIDS. The investigators studied five couples in whom HIV transmission occurred soon after one partner contracted the... Read more »