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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Teens That Have Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Pedi/Teen - HIV/HCV Treatment

My daughter is only 12 years old and was infected with HIV/HCV from my divorced drug abused father of mine during a weekend sleep over. Long and sad story but I need to move on and help her through this. All her COD, % and load are excellent and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect her prognosis will be very good because there are so many excellent HIV medications; furthermore as you suggest - new medications for HCV are in the works - many new agents are in development such Read more »

Teens and HIV aids

How many teens a yeardo teens test positive for HIV AIDS? Read more »

Teen HIV+ and dating

A young friend of mine is 17 and is HIV+. He has been HIV+ his entire life. Dating is just an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Video Game Teaches Kenyan Teens HIV Prevention

... PlusNews/IRIN examines a multi-player PC video game that teaches Kenyan teens how to avoid becoming infected with HIV. "Pamoja Mtaani" -- Swahili for "Together in the Hood" -- hones in "on five key behaviours that can reduce HIV infections... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Success Seen in Program to Cut Teen HIV/AIDS Cases

...path of dangerous behaviors and redirects them through peer-to-peer education and support. During the last three years, the HIV/AIDS service organization Working Wonders has sponsored the program for about 200 youths referred by the probation... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Teens With HIV Prefer Religion to ARVs

...years, a growing trend of adolescents and caregivers have withdrawn from treatment with a belief of having been cured of HIV/AIDS in church," said Cissy Ssuna, the foundation's counselor coordinator. Ssuna cited the case of a 17-year-old girl... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Teen HIV Web Site Unveiled

... AIDS Action Philadelphia and the Web-development group Zigzag Net Inc. on Wednesday unveiled a Web site to educate teenagers about HIV/AIDS. The interactive site, , urges teens to get free and anonymous HIV testing, and it... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need someone Read more »

Teens and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Looking for interactive education software on HIV/AIDS for teens ranging in age from 12 - 20. Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I live in Jacksonville FL. All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Wanted: Teens with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...current Columbia College Chicago student who is shooting a public service announcement about this very subject. I am looking for HIV positive teens and young adults (12-26) who are willing to go on camera and talk about their story. I hope to... Read more »