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Public Health Approach To Hiv Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

...Abstinence is the ultimate goal. However, it is also good to reduce drug use and drug-related deaths, disease and crime. The criminal justice approach should not be the only method for dealing with drug use. Combining it with a public health approach is more productive. Services for drug users should be non-judgmental. They should not force people to receive services. Harm Reduction in Action Harm reduction related to drug...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seeking to deny medical care and medications to HIV-infected people who have no voice in the decision. They are also thwarting public health prevention campaigns to slow the spread of the epidemic. Duesberg and his colleague David Rasnick suggest... Read more »

Can department of health & human services harrass me for medical information?

My bf was tested HIV positive, I was HIV negative and one day I got several calls from someone from the Department of Health & Human services and they threatened to go to my workplace and home for a visit. Can they do that and do i have to tell them...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...protect yourself and that you get tested. It's an approach to stopping the spread of HIV. I think you're being contacted by your public health department, which is the local branch of the national public health system. I doubt that they're trying... Read more »

aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately, it's likely we may never know all the exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues, rehabilitation, etc... Our team consists of 10 alternative healthcare practitioners and have helped some hiv clients in the past. Often, I wonder if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scientists had estimated the origin at around 1930. AIDS wasn't recognized formally until 1981 when it got the attention of public health officials in the United States. The new result is "not a monumental shift, but it means the virus was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effective Public Health Response Needed to Fight HIV/AIDS in Southeast Asia, WHO Says

... The World Health Organization on Thursday called for an effective public health approach to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Southeast Asia, India's Economic Times reports. HIV/AIDS in the region was the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctors Without Borders Blasts Nigeria's Approach to HIV/AIDS

...recommended package of care," DWB's Dr. Jens Wenkel said Tuesday in Abuja, Nigeria, at the 14th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa. The study, conducted in Lagos between August and November, found... 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

...and HIV prevention. In order to stem the tide of infections, Russia must embrace proven HIV prevention programmes driven by public health principles." An estimated one million people are living with HIV in Russia, 80 percent of whom are under 30.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Antiretroviral Treatment Approach in South Africa, Switzerland Equally Successful

...than 1,000 HIV-positive people enrolled in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study . The study found that South Africa's "programmatic" public health approach to HIV treatment was found to be as effective as the "individualized" approach used in Switzerland... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...security, backers of the ads say. The problem of AIDS apathy among gay and bisexual men is of particular concern on the West Coast, public health officials say, where the overwhelming majority of HIV transmission is among men engaging in sex... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...security, backers of the ads say. The problem of AIDS apathy among gay and bisexual men is of particular concern on the West Coast, public health officials say, where the overwhelming majority of HIV transmission is among men engaging in sex... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...security, backers of the ads say. The problem of AIDS apathy among gay and bisexual men is of particular concern on the West Coast, public health officials say, where the overwhelming majority of HIV transmission is among men engaging in sex... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tears, they are healthier on the long run...... Sometimes we need to give up some rights for the common good.. The current Public Health response to HIV is lilke pitting Kermit the Frog against a Pit Bull Terrier - all you do is reduce the... Read more »