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Reported Number Of Hiv Victims

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO, UNAIDS Ask Indian Government to Report Number of AIDS Deaths in Wake of Declining Number of Reported HIV Cases

UNAIDS and the World Health Organization on Thursday asked the Indian government to report the number of people in the country who died of AIDS-related causes in 2004 and previously had not been recorded as being HIV-positive in order to determine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Report Says Increasing Number of Girls Affected by HIV/AIDS, Announces Three-Year Initiative

The World Bank on Tuesday in an HIV/AIDS Program of Action report said girls are "increasingly falling victim" to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, often because they are unable to refuse sex, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. The report said young girls in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of New HIV Cases Increases Worldwide, Many Concentrated in Asia, UNAIDS Report Says

The 2004 UNAIDS Report of the Global AIDS Epidemic released by UNAIDS on Tuesday in advance of the XV International AIDS Conference illustrates "daunting trends" and an increasing "need for assistance" in the world's fight against the pandemic,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Rape victim here, please help!!!

Hello Dr. Robert. I have tried writing in before and never got a response so I am trying again. I am a male in my twenties who was recently mugged and sexually molested by 3 men while walking on a street. Needless to say, it was an ordeal that is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry to hear about your horrifying experience. Have you reported the incident to the authorities? I dont know what country you are writing from, but most likely, rape is a crime. These criminals need to be caught and put away. I can... Read more »

Rape victim will like to say thanks, Dr. Bob!!

Hello Dr. Bob, I am the young male in his twenties that wrote you before that was mugged and sexually molested by three men. After you responded to my letter, I gathered my courage and took an HIV test. I was sexually molested in early January and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum. Im delighted you took my advice. Congratulations on your negative test and getting the support and counseling you need! WOO-HOO. Lets hope the bastards who did this to you are caught and punished. Chances are they are... Read more »

Possible "exposure" from gunshot victim

I was on scene of a gunshot victim... being a former EMT I knew I was the only one present at the time to help this individual until the EMTs arrived. In the process of cutting his clothing off I was pricked very slightly by the sissor. This cut was...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Thank you for your courage in helping this person in need! In situations like this it can be important to think and act quickly.That being said, doesn't sound like you were at risk for HIV or Hepatitis B/C. From what... 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 »
Connect With Others

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 »

Daughter of an AIDS victim

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a daughter of an aids victim....It makes me frustrated to find that those who already know they have aids go out and have sex and infect other with it and don't seem to acknowledge that they need to change their habits. I have to watch my mother... Read more »

Horrified Rape Victim

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Heelo Everyone,
I have been lurking for the last threee months trying to find answers concerning possible infection. Here is my story: On June 4, 2005, I was raped. The rapist was caught and found to be HIV+. In short, I had a nervous breakdown. ... Read more »

innocent victims

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Innocent Victims

Innocent Victims By: Rev. Alexander R. Garbera During the April
2nd, 1998, New Haven Ryan White town meeting a person with
HIV/AIDS stated that they were an "innocent victim" and acquired
the virus by accident. After speaking, I... Read more »