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Targeted Populations With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Service Utilization for People With HIV Infection: Comparison of a Population Targeted for Outreach With the U.S. Population in Care

"Many persons with HIV infection do not receive consistent ambulatory medical care and are excluded from studies of patients in medical care. However, these hard-to-reach groups are important to study because they may be in greatest need of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Services Utilization for People With HIV Infection: Comparison of a Population Targeted for Outreach With the U.S. Population in Care

William Cunningham, a professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles , and colleagues compared survey responses of 1,286 HIV-positive people who participated in the Targeted HIV Outreach and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Documents Kenya's Success at Targeting HIV/AIDS Among Migrant Populations

Kenya's efforts to contain the spread of HIV/AIDS among migrant populations entering the country have proven successful, according to a draft report by Kenya's Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the Daily Nation reports.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

H1N1 "target" population

The H1N1 "target" population right now includes Health Care workers (including EMTs, etc.). I believe the next "target" group is elementary age, high school, college and pregnant women. When do HIV/AIDS (+) people fit into the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIVers are included in the target population. The CDC's target populations for H1N1 vaccination include:Pregnant Women.Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than six months of age.Health care and emergency medical services... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites.... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »

Prevent HIV in population

Hi, Dr. Horwath. Is it possible to contract HIV if both male and female are HIV negative, while they don't use any contraceptives at all?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
No.... Read more »
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targeted money useage

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone: I wanted to ask you all for suggestions on how you think foundation money could most beneficially be used to provide for "gaps" in HIV/AIDs support services. I've been reading the posts and it seems that you all may agree that case... Read more »

Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD

Posted by sarora

COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD!

Help health care providers understand your needs.
If you are a woman who is HIV positive living in the US, I would appreciate your assistance with my research project by completing my survey that should... Read more »