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Transitional Housing For People With Hiv

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Storing Up for Home, Auburn Students Convert Shipping Containers Into Housing for People With HIV

Fifteen miles outside Auburn in rural Lee County, a growing campus run by AIDS Outreach of East Alabama Medical Center is providing transitional housing for people with HIV. The homes, made from modified large steel shipping containers, were... Read more »
PositiveWords

Housing Options for HIV+ People

Finding safe, affordable housing when you are HIV+ can be very challenging. But help is available through numerous housing assistance programs. A housing search advocate can explain the different options and help you with applications. Look for a... Read more »
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GROWING UP WITH HIV & TRANSITIONING INTO ADULTHOOD

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 »

HIV transition from father to baby

Sir, i am hiv +ve male, from last three years +ve, i want to know is it possible to get -ve baby from my -ve wife?. ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If the mother is HIV negative, then there is no risk her baby will be HIV infected unless the child is infected from another person through sex or tainted blood/blood products/needles.DW... 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 »

Form of HIV transition

Hi shannon,my partner is + and am -, his viral load is undetected but I still have concern about how the virus is transmitted ,we use condoms 99% of the time, but other 1% we don't and he deosn't get erection,my question is for me to...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst about condom use, they are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Also if lubricant is used it must be water based. With your partner having an undetectable viral... Read more »
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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. How does it become labeled Aids, when I thought that... Read more »

cities with financial and housing assistance for hiv+

Posted by positive2741, 6 Replies
Me and my bf are both positive and were looking to move to somewhere with better assistance and programs for people with hiv. We currently stay in ms and Memphis,TN area and have had very bad luck over the past 4 years finding and keeping jobs in... Read more »

Housing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, does anyone out there know of any low cost housing for people with AIDS in the New York City area?
Thank you

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housing

Posted by Anonymous
Hi I'm sharon from Birmingham, England.
I'm trying to find information on the housing needs of people with HIV or AIDS. Also how large housing departments can support people more. If you have any suggestions or information about housing projects... Read more »