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Spread Of Hiv In Prison

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Tuberculosis

...Weekly Report 47 (RR-20). Finch, C.K. et. al. (2002). Rifampin and rifabutin drug interactions. Archives of Internal Medicine , 162(9). 985-992. Highleyman, L. (1998). Tuberculosis. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.sfaf.org/treatment/beta/b38/b38tb.html . Project Inform. (2003). Tuberculosis and HIV Disease : Retrieved July 2003 from www.projinf.org/fs/tuberculosis.html . Torres, G....
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Wondering (DISCLOSING HIV STATUS, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always uses protection. The other night we were talking and I asked him about his sex life since becoming positive. He told me he still gets some. But when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stigmatization. Perhaps even more important is that given the lack of awareness of -- and in some cases frank bias against -- HIV/AIDS, HIV transmission and HIVers among some police, prosecutors, judges and correctional institutions, the criminal... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is +ve involves in unprotected sex, can he/she be subject to legal action? Can they be prosecuted according to the law? Since AIDS is a fatal condition, wouldn't it be equal to murder/man slaughter?Could you please let us know what the law... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...individuals were poz a week later, far to late for PEP, from someone else and finally they admitted it. In fact one of them had AIDS-not just HIV_and consequently a high viral load. While I take rsponsibility for having sex and knowing that... Read more »

Spreading HIV Intentionally

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, I heard some rumors that in my country there are some people who was diagnosed HIV positive intentionally spread their virus to other people in public places. I heard that they use needles to transmit the virus and the victim are...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.In many places, purposely spreading HIV (sexually or otherwise) is a crime. If a person does this, they could very well end up in jail or prison. Inorder for a Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Approves Bill That Aims to Reduce Spread of HIV in Prisons

... The House on Tuesday passed a bill ( H.R. 1429 ) by voice vote that aims to reduce the spread of HIV in federal prisons, CQ Today reports. Under the bill, sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the Federal Bureau of Prisons would be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pakistani Narcotics Ministry, U.N. Working to Reduce Drug Use, Spread of HIV in Prisons

...collaboration with the United Nations' Office on Drugs and Crime are launching a three-year, $497,000 project to help combat HIV/AIDS and drug use in four prisons in the country, sources said on Friday, Pakistan's Business Recorder ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN News Examines Spread of HIV, TB in Cameroon's Prisons

... IRIN News on Tuesday examined the spread of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Cameroonian prisons, which is a serious concern, according to IRIN News. The HIV-prevalence rate at New Bell prison in the city of Douala increased Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Calls on Indonesia to Expand Drug Treatment, Curb Spread of HIV/AIDS in Prisons

...patients in need of clinical help and not criminals and increase the number of drug treatment facilities to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country's prisons, the AP/ Miami Herald reports. According to the AP/ Herald , drug use is high in... Read more »
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interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infected before they arrived, the study found. Over a 17-year period, 88 men became infected in prison by the virus that causes AIDS, chiefly through same-sex intercourse. Georgia prisons currently house about 45,000 men. The study, published... Read more »

Interesting news story on man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »