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Why Is Hiv A Problem In America

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latin America/Caribbean: Countries in the Americas Improve Management of HIV/AIDS Drugs to Prevent Shortages

Three Latin American countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic -- are working to strengthen their ability to manage drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS as part of a pilot project supported by the Pan American Health Organization/World... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Director General Encourages More HIV Testing, Increased Access to Antiretroviral Drugs in Latin America

World Health Organization Director-General Jong-Wook Lee on Wednesday while in Peru said that Latin American countries should do more in response to the region's HIV/AIDS epidemic, Reuters reports. Lee said that very few HIV-positive people in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders Attending Summit of Americas Sign Declaration Expressing Concern Over HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Leaders of 34 nations at the Special Summit of the Americas on Tuesday expressed concern about the AIDS epidemic and agreed to take steps to fight the disease, Xinhua News Agency reports. In the Declaration of Nuevo Leon , which the nations... Read more »
Ask the Experts

med student, central america

Hello doctor how are you?? I write to you cause I have read your anwswer and I think you are nice.This is my problem: a week ago I was doing a medical procedure, I did not use gloves because there were not available at that time, the problem is tha...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Central America Medical Student,Your exposure of briefly having blood come into contact with intact skin on your fingers does not pose a significant risk for HIV transmission. Ill bet you learned an important lesson about assuring you have... Read more »

I coming to America so that I know the answer of doctor Bob

This is Fahad from (K S A) king dom of Saudi Arabia . He hoped that you have enjoyed your vacation. pleas Dr.Bob i need your advice I a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Fahad,Forty negative HIV antibody tests, two negative p24 antigen tests and two negative PCR RNAs???? Fahad, exactly what part of "you don't have HIV" don't you understand? You've spent $2800.00!!! That's at least... Read more »

re: HIV - SA to America

In regards to the person who asked about immigrating to the US.I was married last year to a woman with HIV and we are going through the immigration process. The US does have a waiver in place for people with HIV, it's called an I-601 (or I-690...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks much for this useful info!DW... Read more »

HIV - SA to America

Yesterday I went through your whole website. I was stunned to see how much information is out there. Iv been HIV+ for just over a year, and I can honestly tell you that South Africa has the highest AIDS rate in the world and we are the most...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I appreciate your comments about this website. I have no practical advice for you regarding immigration. You might want to check with the US embassy or consulate in SA and see what is involved. I suspect this is not easy or cheap but but maybe... Read more »
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UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION

DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006

Background

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme... Read more »

XMRV test in Latin America - Information Request

Posted by Sherezade, 1 Reply
Dear friends,

I've been reading the forum for some time now and I need to ask you if you guys know about commercial testing of XMRV in Latin America. I found only two cases in the forum with positive XMRV tests: Themushroom and Roma2010 but they... Read more »

Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »