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What Does The Government Have To Say About Aids Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

56% of People in United States Say Government Should Spend More to Fight HIV/AIDS, Survey Says

Fifty-six percent of people in the United States believe that the government should spend more to combat the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation , Reuters reports (Reuters, 6/2). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of South Africans Say Government Has Not Done Enough to Fight HIV/AIDS, Survey Shows

A majority of South Africans point to the government for "doing little to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS" in the country, according to a survey conducted by the Washington Post , the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University , the Post ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaican Health Minister Says Government Considering Law Against HIV/AIDS Discrimination

Jamaican Health Minister John Junor on Tuesday said the government is considering legislation that would protect HIV-positive people and people with other diseases from discrimination, the Jamaica Observer reports (Davidson, Jamaica Observer ,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

government involvment

My friend recently found out that she was HIV positive. She has no idea of how she got it and has come up with this wild idea that the government is somehow involved. She has told me that the government is secretly giving healthy people the virus...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Denial is a very powerful defense from not accepting a painful and frightening reality like being infected with HIV. Anyone who has no idea of how they got infected with HIV is usually not being honest. A recent example was the Kimberly Bergalis... Read more »

How the government effects HIV epidemic

How does the government in struggling countries affect the HIV epidemic?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
This is a great question with many different answers. Various countries have responded to the HIV epidemic in different ways. Some have been highly successful, like Brazil, but others have been slow to respond.A great source of information on this... Read more »

Government Agency singles out people who are HIV+??

At the local welfare office, when a person who is known to be HIV+ applies for food stamps, daycare, medical, etc, their case is identified and given to a specific worker known to carry the HIV+ caseload. No special training has been given to this...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This sounds like one of those policies intended to help recipients--have one person be the "expert" on HIV-related issues and have all HIV+ recipients served by that individual--that has an unintended bad outcome. I encourage you to write... Read more »

HIV & Government Security Clearance

I am currently unemployed, and living in the metro DC area where there are a good number of "defense" companies and contrators that are doing a lot of hiring, but most all of the jobs require different levels of government security...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I've checked with several lawyers on this one. None of them is aware of any HIV-related restrictions on domestic work, but HIV could well be a security clearance problem for a job requiring work outside the U.S. They all suggested that you... Read more »
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Proof that AIDS is U.S government bio-weapon

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, the United States was involved a EUGENICS programs in which AFRICAN AMERICANS, and others deemed as 'undesireables' were being INVOLUNTARILY SYSTEMATICALY STERILIZED to quell their population growth... Read more »

Re OUR GOVERNMENT

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Exactly my thoughts 'Anonymous One' the 1% or 0.1% inaccuracy of the test depending what you read, in my mind is used as a disclaimer as because of the way this virus is consistently mutating. The tests used need to be updated all the time as new... Read more »

Would like to profile women w/HIV/AIDS for TV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am working on a national television show called Lifetime Live. It is a news show for women: I would like to provide the opportunity to two women with AIDS to tell their stories: a young woman in her teens and an older professional woman. Please... Read more »

HIV+/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm Stanle, age 54, white. HIV+/AIDS since Jan 86. Would like to hear from others, my age or younger, on what you do to stay positive.

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