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Stories About Role Models In The Fight Against HIV

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you are my Role Model!

Nelson,I just wanted to let you know that without people like you working incessantly to try to make a difference against hiv! My life would not be worth fighting for anymore! You make me want to fight as long as I can! Thank you!!! Thank You!!!...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Wow Dylan..you really know how to make a guy feel good first thing in the morning. Words like yours really give me a lot of motivation to keep doing this volunteer work for thebody.com to help others that have been dealing with problems that I have... Read more »

Bob is the role model

" In 1991, while performing a routine medical procedure on a patient with HIV infection, Dr.... Read more »

role model

Dr Bob,I do consider you as my role model, a person who inspires me, everytime!!everything is so... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Examines Civil Society's Role in Sustaining Public Health, Transitioning to Country Ownership Model

This week, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research; the USAID-funded Health Policy Project; International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region; and Planned Parenthood Federation of America, released a new report (.pdf) based on a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand Becomes Model in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Asia; XV International AIDS Conference Will Highlight Country's Successes

Thailand's "aggressive steps" to lower HIV prevalence have become a "model" for fighting the disease in Asia, an achievement that will be highlighted during the XV International AIDS Conference that will be held July 11-16 in Bangkok, Thailand, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Activists Propose New Model to Fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya

"Twenty-eight years since the first HIV/AIDS case was reported in Kenya, organizations are proposing a new model to fight the epidemic," Sabahi reports. "The model, called 'SAVE,' an acronym for 'Safer practices, Access to treatment, Voluntary... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia's Use of Resources to Fight HIV/AIDS Model for Other Countries, Dybul Says

Zambia has demonstrated how to use donor funding effectively for HIV prevention and treatment programs at the community and ministerial levels, and the country could serve as a model for other nations, Mark Dybul -- who serves as the U.S. global... Read more »
Connect With Others

Seeking Serodiscordant Role Models

Posted by AboutTimex, 3 Replies
Two guys here, mixed status, looking for a little advice. We've been together a few months and are navigating how to deal with our neg/pos match up. We'd like to hear from some similar couples about their experiences within a serodiscordant... Read more »

Real People Modeling

Posted by Anonymous
We are looking for real people to appear in pharmaceutical ads and public service announcements for AIDS education. You do not need to be model beautiful but must present a healthy image. Work is ongoing but sporadic. Rates vary from a few... Read more »

Models wanted

Posted by Anonymous
We are looking for real people to appear in pharmaceutical ads and public service announcements for AIDS education. You do not need to be model beautiful but must present a healthy image. Work is ongoing but sporadic. Rates vary from a few hundred... Read more »

Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Personal Perspective: Resisting Resistance

By Matt Sharp

Spring 2006

In a little over four months I will turn fifty. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 I never dreamed I'd reach forty. I've survived a long battle with HIV, and it has not been... Read more »