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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

... What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of
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HIV prevention commercials

I have been seeing these horrific ads about HIV that are being aired recently where they go into detail about how you "don't get just HIV" and how you can get dementia, anal cancer etc. It is usually late at night and I have to change the channel....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...Public service announcements can cause strong feelings, as you know. There is a lot of discussion about the value of scare tactics. Read more »

HIV is not so bad anymore (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2010)

I understand you must keep the prevention message high but do you think that the Fear HIV method is still functioning after 2 decades of the HIV epidemic? Don't you think it's the same as putting warning messages on cigarette packages which never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...counterbalance to the folks who think HIV is nothing to worry about. It would be difficult (in fact, impossible) to craft an HIV prevention message that would be appropriate for both of these groups. No doubt HIV prevention is still very much... Read more »

HIV Prevention, Donations, 'WHOO-HOOS', and Thanks...

Hello Over There, dr. Bobby,I read your comments on HIV Prevention, and see that your thoughts are along the same lines as mine, only that you know a lot more about it than I do. I'll write you more about it soon. What I really can't understand is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in older people is "worrying." He also said, "We need to understand why and when these people are becoming infected so that public health campaigns can be better targeted to prevent such infections" (AFP/Morningstar.com, 3/3).According to the... Read more »

HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I have a question. There is an advertisement in some peroidicals there is such a product called 'AWARE ORAL'. It claims that it can be used for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Western blot test.HIV Viral Load MeasurementsYou will likely hear this test called a "viral load," "PCR," or "RNA" test. In the public health community, it is also referred to as HIV NAAT (nucleic acid amplification testing). The viral load test... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence in Uganda Drops 70% Since Early 1990s Because of Public HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign, Study Says

...HIV prevalence in Uganda has dropped 70% since the early 1990s primarily because of a "successful" public HIV/AIDS prevention campaign that encourages avoiding "casual" sexual activity, according to a study published in the April 30 issue of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Miami Herald Examines Miami-Dade Public Schools' HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

... The Miami Herald on Monday examined the Miami-Dade County Public Schools ' HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum and efforts to train teachers to adhere to its messages. The curriculum -- called "AIDS: Get the Facts!" -- begins Read more »
International AIDS Society

Researchers, Public Health Experts Urge Russia to Expand HIV Prevention Programmes for People Who Inject Drugs as Regional AIDS Conference Opens in Moscow

...the International Harm Reduction Association issued a joint call to the Russian Government to dramatically expand access to HIV prevention programmes for people who inject drugs. Citing deep concerns over recent reports that the government's new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Groups Need More Money, Public Health Experts Say

... HIV prevention programs could avert 30 million of the 60 million HIV infections expected by 2015, according to a new report by the Global HIV Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
... HIV Prevention: What you need to know! Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and Read more »

HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary As an individual living with HIV for 20 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear 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 Read more »