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Stigma And Discrimination In Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states
Ask the Experts

HIV Prevention

Dr. Bob,Do we really still need to tell people to use condoms or that HIV is not spread casual contact or mosquito bites? I assume everyone knows that by now....Rocket Scientist
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assumption is not true. For example, a recent survey of more than 6,000 Chinese was conducted by the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria, the China HIV/AIDS Media Partnership, Renmin University and UNAIDS. The results were... Read more »

Why hide it??

Hey doctor bob chris from coffs harbour here again been awhile since we last spoke you prob dont remember me. You'll be glad to know my cd4 has jumped up from 100to 340 which means nomore drips and stuff whoooo lol. Anyways my question for you is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...responding well to treatment and your CD4 count has risen out of the danger zone. BRAVO! Regarding your concern about the lack of HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention coupled with ongoing HIV/AIDS stigma and misinformation, well, I could write a... Read more »

Eliminating the Stigma of HIV/AIDS -we are all one.

Dr. Bob,Our hero- we have to work together to eliminate the stigma of hiv/aids. We are all affected. It's heros like you would motivate us to want to help out the cause. What should we do. We need hiv positive doctors working out in the field in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comments are viewed by more than 1,500,000 folks every month. That's a lot of eyeballs. In addition, I have founded two HIV/AIDS medical groups devoted to the compassionate and comprehensive care of HIVers. Plus, my tax-exempt charitable... Read more »

It would make my world complete to get a WHOO HOO from you

hey doctor Bob, I wanted to say thank you for having this site, it really helped me go and get tested for HIV and i had asked a few questions of my own, but never got a reply. My story, i gave unprotected oral and had unprotected sex with a male...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Congratulations! Now in addition to celebrating the great news you dodged the HIV bullet, don't forget the lessons you learned. And do think about the 40,000,000 people worldwide who were not so lucky. Perhaps Read more »
Articles
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Report on HIV Stigma and Discrimination in Advance of World AIDS Day

...makers to look to this report about the lives of those with HIV and use it to inform their decisions." In advance of World AIDS Day (December 1), Lambda Legal released an evidence-based report on the continuing stigma and discrimination faced... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Somali Religious Leaders Increase Efforts to Reduce Stigma, Discrimination for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Islamic religious leaders in Somalia are increasing efforts to reduce stigma and discrimination against HIV-positive people in the country, IRIN/ Plus News reports. Religious leaders in the predominantly Muslim country are encouraging Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Religious Leaders Vow to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma, Discrimination

...gathering in The Hague, Netherlands, of religious leaders to discuss the role people of faith can play in the fight against HIV/AIDS concluded Tuesday with a pledge to prevent discrimination against those living with the disease, the Associated... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discrimination, Stigma Against MSM Hindering HIV/AIDS Programs in Senegal, Globe and Mail Reports

...Tuesday examined how "state-sponsored" discrimination and stigma against men who have sex in men in Senegal has "shattered" HIV/AIDS programs aimed at the high-risk group. According to studies conducted by researchers at a university in the... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women Read more »

AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...AIDS: 25 years Twenty five years after being given a death sentence, I'm still alive! I have been living infected with HIV since 1984 but on November 28, 2010, I celebrated my 25th Anniversary of being told I had six months to live. On... Read more »

Poz and Out?!!?

Posted by pozitively, 2 Replies
...have that option anymore: I live in a small community and I was sick for a long time before I was diagnosed HIV+ with advanced aids. In the beginning I told my family and a few of my closest friends. A couple weeks later, I decided to tell... Read more »

THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

Posted by Anonymous
...""HIV/AIDS Positive stories Kids Quiz Quiz www links Services Feedback Stories Images FAQ Email Disclosure WE NEED EVERYONE WHO Read more »