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What Are Mexican Girl Scouts Doing To Prevent Aids And Disease Awareness

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AIDS.gov

Taking Action for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: What Can You Do?

March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). This annual observance encourages people to take action around HIV and to educate each other about the epidemic's impact on women and girls. According to the U.S. Centers for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Association of Girl Guides, Scouts Launches HIV/AIDS Toolkit

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts has created a toolkit that aims to educate young women worldwide about the disease, South Africa's The Star reports. The international launch of the toolkit was held on Thursday at the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Focuses on Increasing Number of New HIV/AIDS Cases Among Girls, Women

The first National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , which takes place today, will focus on the increasing number of new HIV/AIDS cases among girls and women, according to a statement by Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of... Read more »
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Alex, your mexican friend...low risk..many times = high risk???

Hello Dr. Bob, i hope that you still remember me, i wrotte a couple of times before.It's nice to writte you again, are you in the Mxico City??If that's true, enjoy your stay in my beautiful country, and don't forget to eat some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hola Alex,S, estoy en la Ciudad de Mxico! And the margaritas and enchiladas are wonderful.One of the reasons we decided to hold the International AIDS Conference in Mxico was to put the world's spotlight on Latin America so that HIV awareness,... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 2 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2009)

Thanks for your quick response. I have to disagree too on one point. You said that HIV is 100% preventable which is correct but it ignores the nature of human beings. Let me explain. Many actually know the ways of transmission but this leads not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, I have to disagree with your disagreement!The statement that HIV is 100% preventable is completely true and has nothing to do with human nature! It's just a scientific fact that we could prevent all (or essentially all) HIV... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease (CURE, 2009) (PREVENTION, 2009)

With the last microbicide PRO 2000 proven ineffective and the failure of the Thai vaccine it is quite sure that for the next 5 years we will not see anything on the prevention front. Condoms are not the answer since we see the steady increase of new...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While I agree with much of what you say, I will take exception to several points:1. "It's time to change strategy and not start trials based more on chance than on scientific knowledge." Essentially all approved clinical trials are... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Dude, you're spending way too much time on this site and arguing with the wrong guy. Generally you and I agree on most things. It's just that I have the perspective of being HIV infected since January 1991 plus the experience of being... Read more »
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March 10 - National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted by blueagave10
Making plans for local events. Planning to partner with local group for free makeovers for women living with..., and working on the Mayor proclaiming the day.

Do you have skills you would like to offer as a volunteer to help with... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies
Greetings,

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »

Scared Young Girl...Here is my situation....please

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am having my first HIV test in a few days. Even though I tend to overly stress myself out, I am extremely worried that I may have HIV. About two years ago, I had unprotected anal sex with a man who's status I do not know. After the encounter, i... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.

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June 3, 1999
Robin Keene, SCHNS, Communicable Disease Supervisor
Manatee County Health Department

Dear Ms. Keene,
Please accept my resignation from employment with the Health... Read more »