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Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...opportunity to create a supporting and loving environment so that your children will feel comfortable asking questions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention. (2003). Fact Sheet: HIV and its transmission: Retrieved March 2003. Heft, L., et. al. (1997). Fact Sheet: How do parents and children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS...
Ask the Experts

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 »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV infections are still happening. Do you think that your prevention efforts are really useful? If the only use of condoms should prevent HIV from spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree condoms alone are not enough to end the pandemic. See below.Dr. BobPrevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)May 5, 2009 Dr. B, HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story.... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might imagine and condoms alone are not the "end of story"... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
... Improving sexually transmitted infection (STI) services for high-risk populations Enhancing NGO technical capabilities in HIV prevention Promoting condom use through social marketing and NGOs working with high-risk populations Initiating... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Needle-Exchange Programs "Simple, Effective Step" For HIV Prevention, Opinion Piece Says

...HIV cases among Hispanics and blacks in the U.S. are "increasing at a dangerous rate," the federal government is "ignoring a simple, effective step" of allowing federal funding for needle-exchange programs, Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.), chair of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Researchers Identify a Simple, Affordable Drug Regimen That Is Highly Effective in Preventing HIV Infection in Infants of Mothers With the Disease

...Disease Control and Prevention and reported effective in 1998. The Uganda study investigators, part of the NIAID-supported HIV Prevention Trials Network (HIVNET), opened the trial two years ago at Mulago Hospital, affiliated with Makerere... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia: Sex Work and HIV Prevention

...Banyan " blog examines how the treatment of sex workers in Asia is "hampering the fight to curb the spread of AIDS" writing, "[a] simple and effective way to cut HIV transmission is to ensure that sex workers have access to condoms, know how to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Statement on Results of iPrEx Trial Examining Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...Director, CDC National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD & TB Prevention "These results represent a major advance in HIV prevention research. For the first time, we have evidence that a daily pill used to treat HIV is partially effective... Read more »
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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 »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to Read more »

Participants Needed for HIV Prevention Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.proiecthip.net for more information.... Read more »

Paid HIV Prevention Study--Participants Needed!

Posted by Anonymous
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.projecthip.net for more information.... Read more »