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Principle Of Risk Reduction Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

...at www.drugpolicy.org Harm Reduction: International Harm Reduction Association at www.ihra.net Syringe access, possession and disposal: the Project on Harm Reduction in the Health Care System at www.temple.edu/lawschool/aidspolicy
Ask the Experts

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prevalence is high among injection drug users (IDUs): an estimated 42% of IDUs are already infected. As a result of the extensive risk reduction counseling and other prevention services provided, HIV incidence among IDUs participating in research... Read more »

Infection by person on Meds

What would happen if someone is infected with HIV by a person who is on HIV medications? Would this mean that the virus would then become drug resistant when it infects the other person?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...Around 10% of recently infected people in the US are infected with a strain of HIV that is resistant to one or more medications, so yes, this is possible when one person is infected by another who is on HIV medications. Read more »

Risk reduction campaigns: How effective are they?

Have there been any good efficacy studies to determine the effectiness of risk reduction campaigns?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...entire conference that recently took place on this very subject (the 1999 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta). Some risk reduction programs work, and others do not. Let me refer you to some resources where you can find information... Read more »

Hiv+ Six months ago

Hello, and thank you for your help, I am a recently diagnosed 35 yr old male, cd4's @ 420 VL @ 300,000+, and just got over a bout of shingles exceptionally well with acyclovir 800mg x 5 tabs x 7 days...My doc wants to start meds already...choosing a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...community learns of the benefits and liabilities of treatments; to the patients, there's the benefit of free medications and HIV-related health monitoring.The regimen that you're offered is very potent and generally very well tolerated. I've... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Intervention for Providers Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinician-Delivered HIV Risk-Reduction Intervention for HIV-Positive People

...risk-reduction counseling as a routine part of medical care," explain the study authors. A randomized, controlled trial, the HIV Intervention for Providers study, developed and tested a provider-based HIV prevention training intervention in four... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of an HIV/STD Risk-Reduction Intervention for Adolescents When Implemented by Community-Based Organizations: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

... The current study evaluates the effectiveness of an HIV/STD risk-reduction intervention when implemented by community-based organizations (CBOs). The cluster-randomized controlled Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Selection and HIV Risk Reduction Among Black and White Men Who Have Sex With Men

...those of the same HIV status -- beliefs, and favorable HIV disclosure beliefs. "White MSM appear to use sexual partner-related risk reduction strategies to reduce the likelihood of HIV infection more than do black MSM," the authors concluded.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing the Risk of HIV Transmission Among Adolescents in Zambia: Psychosocial and Behavioral Behavioral Correlates of Viewing a Risk-Reduction Media Campaign

...(STIs). The Helping Each Other Act Responsibly Together (HEART) campaign targets people ages 13-19 with information on STIs and HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention. It promotes abstinence, a return to abstinence, or consistent condom use as... Read more »
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Worried over oral?....Why?

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...Primary Source of the estimates: Varghese B, Maher JE, Peterman TA, Branson BM, Steketee RW Quantifying the reduction in risk for HIV infection by choice of partner, sex act and condom use METHODS: We constructed decision-tree models to... Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
...Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This individual will provide sexual risk reduction counseling, ensure proper record keeping... Read more »

New study

Posted by Anonymous
...Correspondent Nairobi A UK funded trial aimed at reducing the spread of Aids in Uganda by modifying sexual behaviour appears to have had little discernible ... Read more »

HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
...Description: Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Counseling the HIV Pre/Post Counselor provides education, risk reduction activities and HIV testing to the community accessing AIDS Survival Projects Counseling, Testing and... Read more »