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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Social Implications Of Hiv And Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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AIDS social solutions project

1. Why don't people use proper prevention equippment?2. Does HIVAIDS affect any other part of the body other than the immune system?3. Why haven't I heard about AIDS prevention and transmission until I started this project? 4. Is there still a risk...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...primarily transmitted through an activity that everyone engages in, an activity that is essential to human life, and one that is socially, psychologically, and behaviorally complex.6) That's too big a question to answer here. Would having sex be... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you... Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Social Support on Cognitive Symptom Burden in HIV/AIDS

...associated with depression and objective neuropsychological impairments. Previous studies have shown an association between stronger social support and lower rates of depression. In the current study, the authors used a cross-sectional design to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Hindering Economic, Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawian President Mutharika Says

... HIV/AIDS is stunting economic growth and social development in sub-Saharan Africa, Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika said Tuesday at the opening of a two-day parliamentary Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Presents "Opportunity" for Social Change, UNAIDS Chief Sidibe Says

... Although HIV/AIDS poses significant challenges, the disease also presents opportunities for social change, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe said recently during a visit to Senegal, AFP/ reports. Sidibe said Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Kaiser Family Foundation Report on G7 HIV/AIDS Spending; BMJ Article on How Social Change Affects HIV Spread in Europe

...Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behavior at Imperial College London examine how political transitions and resulting social changes are contributing to the spread of HIV in Eastern Europe and the implications of such environmental... Read more »
Connect With Others

Social group for HIV positive woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm looking to find a social group in Philadelphia (to meet upwardly mobile positive guys). Just diagnosed, 28 years old and single woman. Know of anything? Read more »

HIV+ Gay/Bi Social Group Minneapolis

Posted by Anonymous
...Positive Link is a social/community building group of HIV+ gay/bi men in the TwinCities area. If you want more information email us at:, Read more »

Minneapolis HIV+ Gay/Bi Men Social Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Positive Link is an social networking group for HIV+ Gay and Bi men. We have a Brunch on Saturday morning at 11 am and if you are interested in what we Read more »


Posted by sak51
...Steven Koh, a graduate student in the Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS Read more »