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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

The Effects Aids Has On The Health System?

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

How will Medicare and Health Care Reform effect HIV + people

I am very worried about the effect the new health care reform will be for people with HIV and AIDS. I am on Cobra and also now disabled from AIDS complications. I will not be eligible for Medicare till 2011 though. When Cobra is over in June 2010, I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...It is really too soon to sya. The healthcare reform bills change almost daily. I anticipate that as we get closer to the end of the month we will have a clearer view. Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you... Read more »

Longitudinal studies on the health effects for those HIV Positive?

Could you reference any research into the effects of HIV [physical, emotional and mental] for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health System Strengthening More Effective Than "AIDS-Centric Approach" now clear AIDS is not the global 'emergency' claimed by the AIDS lobby," yet the disease "still receives a quarter of all health aid, despite accounting for less than 4 percentof developing country deaths," Stevens writes. Donors are starting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Health Minister Calls on Advocates to Submit 'Effective' Plan to Reduce Spread of HIV/AIDS Ahead of First Ladies' Conference

...HIV/AIDS advocates should "submit concrete and effective proposals" to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission in Africa, Nigerian Health Minister Issa Lamine said ahead of the African Synergies Conference, Xinhua News Agency reports. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank HIV/AIDS Programs Less Effective Than Its Other Health Programs, Report Finds fighting HIV/AIDS, particularly in Africa, are less effective overall than World Bank programs aimed at addressing other health and development issues, according to a report released Thursday by the organization's Independent Evaluation Group... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: Health Experts Find Oral Cholera Vaccine Highly Effective Among HIV-Infected Population

...Melinda Gates Foundation-funded study was led by researchers from the Seoul-based International Vaccine Institute, the World Health Organization and elsewhere. Cholera kills an estimated 120,000 people a year, primarily in developing countries.... Read more »
Connect With Others

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...HIV/AIDS does not have to be--and usually is not--a death sentence. With good medical care, you can live a relatively normal, healthy life. 3.Find a doctor who has experience treating people with AIDS. Your family doctor may be able to recommend... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...African Americans and evolving American democracy in ways that are relevant to the lives of all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS In Canada, HIV was first diagnosed among gay men. Later, hemophiliacs and others with health problems were infected due to tainted blood received through blood transfusions. People infected early on... Read more »