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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

What Are The Sources Of Hiv

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

Hetrosex is not the primary source of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World

Hi Dr Bob,Please consider this argument.Studies have proved that the rapid spread of this disease in the developing world is primarily the outcome of poor hospital sanitation. People in Africa are more likely to be infected by dirty injections...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The wildfire spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries has many overlapping causes, including, but not limited to, poverty. Yes, the "moral problem" rationality Read more »

hiv - What source?

My husband recently applied for update in life assurance. He was given the usual blood test - this... Read more »

imposing HIV testing on source from exposed worker

Does the Ryan White law state that if a health care worker is exposed to a patient via needlestick... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Should Develop Domestic Funding Sources for HIV Programs, UNAIDS Chief Says

... Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, on Tuesday said the Kenyan government should develop domestic sources of funding for HIV/AIDS control programs, the Daily Nation reports. "Certainly, Kenya is at an enviable level of international Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. "Cannot" Be Only Source of Funding for HIV/AIDS in Uganda

...this crisis requires both short-term and long-term solutions." "The U.S. government is not -- and cannot -- be the only source of funding for Uganda's HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment efforts. U.S. aid programmes never seek to... Read more »
The Body

Worldwide, Health Care Workers Are Often Sources of HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Report Says

...written by researchers at the International Center for Research on Women and published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society in August, illustrates exactly how common HIV stigma is among health care providers in the developing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Say Sex the Main Source of HIV in Africa

...Although recent theories have speculated that the AIDS epidemic in some African countries arose from unsafe medical practices, scientists said Wednesday that the pattern of AIDS matches Read more »
Connect With Others

the source of my hiv...............

Posted by david73, 4 Replies
...Hi again all! I am concerned about others getting hiv from the source I believe I got it from. here's the deal .... I had unprotected sex with a one night stand ( We'll name Jo) totally my Read more »

Reliable source!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Listen People!!! People should be tested after 3 years of exposure.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Quest Numbers: Source?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...board, people have quoted Quest as stating a 98.5% accuracy at 6 weeks, for instance. I have searched, and cannot find a primary source for these numbers. Is this just some rumor, or are there credible sources for this? Read more »