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Transitional Housing For People Living With HIV/AIDS

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Forty Percent of HIV-Positive, Transitional Housing Residents in New York City Experience Discrimination From Health Care System, Study Says

About 40% of HIV-positive people living in transitional housing in New York City report having experienced discrimination when dealing with the health care system, according to a study published in the May/June issue of the journal Public Health... 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 of Costa Rica that is predominantly rural and encompasses themajority of the country's Pacific coastline.... 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 a decent quality of life. While poverty is linked... Read more »
Ask the Experts


I was born with hiv and all my life I have been on medicaid. At the moment I live with my grandparents still on medicaid though, and finding it harder to stay on it. My question is how do I transition out of being dependent on the system and others...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
The best solution is to maintain your current coverages while getting your college degree. Once you become employed, get a full-time job with benefits. The benefits offered to you under companies that offer health plans would provide some coverage.... Read more »

how many people are living with aids in US.

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

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
There are 1.2-1.3 million of us in the USAbout half a million are taking HIV medications. About 250,000 people don't know they are HIV+ and will probably not find out until they get sick and end up in the hospital.Most people are doing well... Read more »


Hello Dr. Bob,I make it a point to donate (as much as I can afford every month) to charitable causes, and your knowledge, patience, and care that you provide for everyone here (which has brought me huge relief when I first asked you for help 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Phil,As is the case with so many questions cramming their way into my inbox from throughout the cyber-universe on a continual basis, the information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives. (See below.)Regarding... Read more »

HIV / AIDS Transitions

1. My partner & I just tested positive. Him CD4<70 VL>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...
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 have to see... Read more »