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What Do Hiv And Aids Stand For

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HIV/AIDS

What do the letters in HIV and AIDS stand for?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...HIV - Human Immunodeficiency VirusAIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Read more »

A.I.D.S. in my dog

If my dog eats vomit of a person that has A.i.D.S. can they contract the virus? Read more »
Articles
UNAIDS

European Commission, World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Take a United Stand Against Killer Diseases

...Commission, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announce a common stand against the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in the developing world. The Commission is convening a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

..."to target an epidemic of sexual assault in the violence-torn nation," according to the AP (8/10). Clinton Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS, Meets With Zuma During her visit to an HIV/AIDS clinic in South... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Magic Johnson's Wife Cookie Johnson Participates in "I Stand With Magic" Campaign to Reduce HIV/AIDS Among Blacks

...Johnson's wife, Cookie Johnson, on Wednesday said she will take a leading role in Magic Johnson's five-year, $60 million "I Stand With Magic" campaign to fight HIV/AIDS among blacks, USA Today reports (Sternberg, USA Today , 11/29). The... Read more »
Housing Works

"Stand Against AIDS" Roadtrip and March in September Will Demand National AIDS Strategy From Next President

...toward creating a National AIDS Strategy within 100 days of taking office. The multi-arm cross-country trip and march, called the Stand Against AIDS, is being spearheaded by the Campaign to End AIDS (C2EA), a national network of people living... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...facts about AIDS, the world's leading cause of death among adults aged under 60: WHAT IS AIDS AND WHAT CAUSES IT? * AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by a virus called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). ... Read more »

need to find a new caseworker

Posted by Anonymous
...that we are supposted to go now is at one of the doctors offices that specializes in HIV/AIDS. The only problem is that I can't stand that doctor and I really don't want to see him. So with the other clients that my case worker had, we have to... Read more »

New Queer health/culture site

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
http://www.terrydobbin.ottawaweb.com/heal.html Read more »