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Registered Hiv Victims

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India's Isolated HIV Victims Find Solace in Marriage

Many of India's some 2.5 million people living with HIV/AIDS are ostracized by their communities, prompting some to establish marriage agencies. The Gujarat Marriage Bureau for People Living with AIDS was the first of its kind when it started in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rights Group Criticizes Ukraine for Failing to End Violence Against HIV/AIDS Victims

Police abuse and medical discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients and those at risk of infection are undermining Ukraine's efforts to control what has become the worst AIDS epidemic in Europe, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. "The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of AIDS Victims Doubles in India

HIV cases increased in India by 2.8 percent to 3.97 million last year, according to government figures cited by Minister of State for Health A. Raja during Wednesday's parliamentary session. He told parliament that the figure stood at 3.86 million... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Are HIV+ people registered?

I have a friend who is HIV+ and I have been unable to find him. I heard that all HIV+ people have to be registered. Is this true? If so,where can i find the list....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Although we report new cases of HIV infection, in NO way is there a register of HIV positive patients. This would violate confidentiality laws. You can search thebody.com for more info on this subject.... Read more »

HIV + registered nurses

I recently returned to work with the dubious help of my state's Bureau ofVocational Rehabilitation. I am a registered nurse, with a Ph.D. andspeciality in chemical dependency. The "rehab counselor" and his team haveprovided my with...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Because your question is regarding legal recourse, I am referring it to thesection regarding HIV and the Law. I have forwarded your question to them,please check that area for a reply(http://www.thebody.com/cgi/legalans.html#recent). Thank you.... Read more »

Are registered prostitutes HIV free?

Some people say the chances are relatively lower to contract HIV disease if they engage sex activaty with registered prostitutes. As far as I know many countries including USA allow some licensed brothels or red light district to do bussiness. All...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Some countries do have legalized and regulated prostitution. Because I amnot familiar with the rules and regulations of legalized prostitution outsideof the USA, I cannot tell you how safe it is. But never assume... Read more »

I've just registered!!

Dr. Bob, Yes, its true i've just registered for the AIDS Walk San Francisco..please note that im not trying to bribe you to answer me, ok well maybe a little :) (hey! atleast im honest). But I really did register out of my heart..I feel that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You met Mr. Wonderful and "refrained" from kissing him for three months? And he's still around??? Whoa, honey . . . you are either one lucky lady or your new beau is gayer than a Macy's window at Christmastime. Here's the... Read more »
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Register to Vote! and Vote for Kerry!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If you are wondering who is better for HIV/AIDS both treatment and prevention, you must vote for Kerry. Remember that Bush beleives in abstinence only till marriage as they key (yet most women in the world infected with HIV get infected from their... Read more »

how to register?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can somebody tell me how to register? I am not that great at computers. what is the difference for login and display name?
Is display name is what shows up on the board and login name is confidential? I am the one exposed to hiv and hep c Read more »

Just Registered

Posted by SaltyWater, 11 Replies
Hi All,

I posted a message a few days about goign the hell I was goign through and just finding out I was positive. (Still cant bring myself to type / say the word)

I just thought I'd register as I think this site can be a great help and although I've... Read more »

accident victim hiv+ after blood transfusion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Accident victim HIV+ after blood transfusion

My 19 year old daughter was a victim of a drunk driver. She was
on life support for a month, in the hospital for three months,
underwent five surgeries, and received 21 units of transfused
blood. Now,... Read more »