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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Psychologists And Hiv Reporting

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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...abusers. This increases the risk of domestic violence because both partners may have impaired judgment. A study revealed that over one in five women with HIV had been physically harmed since their diagnosis. Of these, almost half reported that they felt that the physical aggression resulted directly from their HIV status. So even if you never faced domestic violence before, you may encounter it after you find out you have HIV. ...
Ask the Experts

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious?This is especially significant for people like me, which happen to be in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobTransmission where viral load is undetectable (REALLY A NEW QUESTION, I PROMISE!)Feb 2, 2008 Hi Dr. Bob, Have you seen the story, reported today, that Swiss researchers are saying that HIV "cannot" be transmitted from an HIV-positive sex... Read more »

HIV reporting vs. AIDS reporting

In California, what are the requirements for MDs for reporting patients with AIDS vs. reporting for HIV+? Are names reported or just numbers?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...California only reports AIDS(by name) and does not report individuals who are HIV infected without evidence of AIDS. Read more »

HIV Reporting Policies by State

I am trying to do some research on which states require HIV reporting. I found that all states require physicians to report patients that have AIDS. The information I have found so far regarding reporting HIV is very dated...the most recent I found...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't think there have been any changes, but call the CDC or state health department. MH Read more »

legal aspects of reporting HIV

Iam the lab in charge.I would like to know the legal aspects of reporting a person as HIV positive.Shouuld i check with different kits?I have only ELISA in my lab.What should i do if i get a boderline positivity?If in blood bank one donor is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...A person can never be told they are HIV positive based on a single positive EIA result. In most labs the EIA is repeated on the same sample and if positive a western Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Sexual Transmission Under HAART: Project Inform Comments on the 2008 Swiss Report

... In January 2008, the Swiss AIDS Commission issued a controversial report on the transmission of HIV in heterosexual mixed status couples. The report stated that HIV is not likely to be passed on when Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Reports 38.6 Million People Living With HIV/AIDS Worldwide; Progress Cited in Some Areas

... Although the spread of HIV/AIDS appears to be slowing worldwide and some regions are reporting progress in bringing the pandemic under control, some countries are failing to reach key targets for prevention and treatment, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...13-24 years of age. Statistics The following are based on data from the 35 areas with long-term, confidential name-based HIV reporting. * An estimated 4,883 young people received a diagnosis of HIV infection or AIDS,... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... 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 »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Suprunenko and Tatiana Savina, spasiba bolshoi (thank you very much). For more on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine, read this report recently released by the World Bank. ... Read more »

Help! Report on HIV due soon!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello my name is jenny and my report on HIV is due soon. I need to know what happens when HIV complicates itself? I know you die but like what happens in between. Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
...Hi. It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIV doctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch Read more »