What Do You Do If You Accidentally Inject Yourself With Hiv Needle

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HIV transmission through Needle Scratch (not stick)?

First off Dr. Bob - thank you so much for this resource - you are truly inspirational!! :) OK now for the stupid question part... LOL I am a receptionist at an orthopedic practice, and recently they began having us dispose of the red needle...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. I see no cause for concern, let alone paranoia!Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino Read more »

HIV in needle

I like to know how long HIV can survive inside of needle. i mean abandoned drug needles that might... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups Seek Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding for Needle-Exchange Programs; Campaign Coincides With National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... The NAACP , the National Urban League and other advocacy groups on Thursday, which also is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , called on Congress to repeal a 20-year-old ban on federal funding for needle-exchange programs, the AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern About Obama's Continuation of Needle-Exchange Funding Ban

... Although President Obama previously has expressed support for needle-exchange programs as part of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, advocates recently expressed concern that the administration's 2009-2010 budget proposal intends to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials, Letter to Editor on Needle-Exchange Programs

...policy," a Citizen editorial says ( Ottawa Citizen , 10/30). Both the Ontario Medical Association and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network last week called on the government to implement needle-exchange programs in the country's prisons,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Massachusetts, Federal Regulations Against Needle Exchanges Hampering Health Officials' Efforts to Prevent HIV/AIDS, Editorial Says

... Public health officials working to prevent the spread of HIV nationwide "have to work with one hand tied behind their backs" because Congress has banned the use of federal funds for needle-exchange Read more »