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Sources On Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Should Develop Domestic Funding Sources for HIV Programs, UNAIDS Chief Says

Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, on Tuesday said the Kenyan government should develop domestic sources of funding for HIV/AIDS control programs, the Daily Nation reports. "Certainly, Kenya is at an enviable level of international... Read more »

Worldwide, Health Care Workers Are Often Sources of HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Report Says

Combating HIV stigma is no easy feat. More than 25 years into the HIV pandemic, it's a problem that is still prevalent around the world. And as a recent report outlines in vivid detail, even health care settings are rife with HIV stigma and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Say Sex the Main Source of HIV in Africa

Although recent theories have speculated that the AIDS epidemic in some African countries arose from unsafe medical practices, scientists said Wednesday that the pattern of AIDS matches more closely with one primarily spread by unprotected sex. In... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hetrosex is not the primary source of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World

Hi Dr Bob,Please consider this argument.Studies have proved that the rapid spread of this disease in the developing world is primarily the outcome of poor hospital sanitation. People in Africa are more likely to be infected by dirty injections...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The wildfire spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries has many overlapping causes, including, but not limited to, poverty. Yes, the "moral problem" rationality has never made sense to anyone with half a brain or ounce of common... Read more »

hiv - What source?

My husband recently applied for update in life assurance. He was given the usual blood test - this came back HIV positive. We had to consult with our local GP. He has sent for a re-test. My question is: My husband and I have had a no other partners...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Baffled,If your history is 100% accurate, then the only explanation is a laboratory error or "false" positive test. You should have the answer to that possibility be getting a repeat test performed. If that test confirms your husband is... Read more »

imposing HIV testing on source from exposed worker

Does the Ryan White law state that if a health care worker is exposed to a patient via needlestick or otherwise that that healthcare worker can legally obtain blood from the source against the sources' will???...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The Ryan White Care Act is an appropriations bill that dispenses funding. It isn't related to needlesticks on the job. A healthcare worker who sustains a needlestick follows a protocol established by the CDC and the worker's own... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV? Confusing answers from various sources

Dear SirI read your answer to the question of common symptoms of HIV within 6 weeks. In your answer you have stated that 96% will have fever 70% rashes 32% diahorea etc. But various doctors/websites state that during 6 weeks there are no symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.It's always helpful if you copy or reference the exact question you are referring to so that I can more accurately discern what the confusion might be.The symptoms I was listing are related to acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Over 90% of... Read more »
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the source of my hiv...............

Posted by david73, 4 Replies
Hi again all!
I am concerned about others getting hiv from the source I believe I got it from.
here's the deal .... I had unprotected sex with a one night stand ( We'll name Jo) totally my mistake and mine alone, it was the only time I have ever... Read more »

Is there a source for..

Posted by Anonymous
telling you which countries you are not allowed into being HIV +?

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Reliable source!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Listen People!!! People should be tested after 3 years of exposure.... Read more »

Quest Numbers: Source?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I frequently see numbers quoted, supposedly from Quest, regarding the accuracy of their antibody tests from 1-3 months.

On this board, people have quoted Quest as stating a 98.5% accuracy at 6 weeks, for instance.

I have searched, and cannot find a... Read more »