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Transitional Housing For People Living With HIV/AIDS

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...for HIV and that between 16 and 22 million people aged 18-64 years are tested for HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated that about one-quarter (252,000 to 312,000 persons) are unaware of their HIV status. Because they do not know they are infected, these individuals are unable to benefit from clinical care related to their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may...
Ask the Experts

Travel to New York

I was unaware that there was a ban on HIV persons visiting New York - we've booked out holiday there for 10 days in September and there as nothing about this on the travel web site we used. Will we have a problem getting in? We are UK...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm sure you'll be fine. By the way Bush just signed the new PEPFAR reauthorization bill, which eases U.S. HIV/AIDS travel restrictions. Although knowing this administration, they may just decide to ignore the law. (See below).Bon voyage!Dr. Read more »

HIV / AIDS Transitions

1. My partner & I just tested positive. Him CD4 800000 & very sick. Diagnosis AIDS. When his counts change C4 +200 & VL undetect; does diagnosis change back to HIV+ or has there been so much comprimise that he'll still have AIDS?2. I'm waiting on my...
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
...1. In biologic/clinical terms, the answer is yes, after the immune system has been mostly restored with HIV treatment and the CD4 count remains consistently above 200, then one is not considered to have AIDS anymore.2. Unknown. You will Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we obviously don't know yet, because it's only September, Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Alabama HIV/AIDS Clinic Awarded Nearly $1 Million in HUD Funding for Housing Program

...Health Services Center in Hobson City, Ala., which is the area's only HIV/AIDS clinic. The not-for-profit center has provided transitional housing for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families in 14 counties since 2005, and the $997,838... Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

Introduction: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS Around the World

... The purpose of this document is to examine the relationship between HIV/AIDS and housinginstability. Adequate housing is a human right and a necessary foundation to fulfill other rightsand to enjoy Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

Puntarenas, Costa Rica: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Five hundred and eighty-two HIV/AIDS cases have been officially documented in Puntarenas,the southernmost province Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

La Paz, Bolivia: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Bolivia has the lowest HIV incidence rate in South America. Approximately 4,600 Bolivians arecurrently living Read more »
Connect With Others

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the survey in... Read more »

Infected Heterosexual Women

Posted by Anonymous
...organization that provides transitional housing, mental health, and substance abuse services to indigent people living with HIV/AIDS. We are doing a concert for the week of prayer with Howard Hewitt and an African American HIV/AIDS Summit in Los... Read more »

Case Manager Yonkers, NY

Posted by Anonymous
...(b) high school diploma and 3 yrs experience, or (c) satisfactory equivalent combination. Must possess strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and mental health issues; have good oral and written skills (including public speaking), and be... Read more »

Transition from HIV to Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can anyone explain to me, in the simplest form, knowing that HIV deteriorates the immune system, killing the T-helpers making it possible for opportunistic infections to impair someones health. Read more »