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Why Is It Important HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development of effective HIV prevention programs for persons with high-risk sexual behaviors. What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? Individuals who are infected with STDs are at least two to five times more likely than uninfected...
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A BIG WOOHOOO! TO YOU!

I love and enjoy your forum very much. My husband died of AIDS back in 1991 (I am negative), and ever since then I have been working in the HIV field, I now work for our local health department in the HIV/AIDS prevention program. It amazes me that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Millie,I'm willing to bet your husband and the higher powers are looking down at this very moment and smiling, very proud of what you are doing. Be well. Happy Holidays. Efforts and compassion like yours are what will eventually turn the tide on... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...1.8% in 2001 to more than 4% by 2004. In one Dhaka "hotspot," the prevalence has jumped to 9%. Designing effective HIV/AIDS prevention programs will require better understanding of the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and practices among these... Read more »

Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I went to the Er and was prescribed Viread and combavir, will this lower my chances of contracting Hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rampant? It's important to remember that if PrEP is found to be effective, it will need to be a part of a comprehensive HIV prevention program that includes education, empowerment, and proven risk-reduction behaviors. At the same time, after 25... Read more »

Why!! The Denial Of Current AIDS organizations Federal Funded

Dr.Robert J. Frascino, MD I hope you Post this so it can seen and truth exposed about current HIV Organizations and Denial about Prevention.(I've cut down as much as possible to get to the point)For days now into July 2008 I have been waring with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...funding for clean-needle exchange programs, science-based sex education programs in our schools and a whole host of targeted HIV-prevention programs. I, too, as chairman of our county medical association's AIDS task force was not allowed to speak... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USAID Launches Five Year HIV/AIDS Prevention Program In Indonesia

... USAID recently launched a five year HIV/AIDS prevention program in Indonesia, the Xinhua reports (4/3). The program is part of a $35 million effort supported by the U.S. and will target the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From Treatment to Prevention: The Interplay Between HIV/AIDS Treatment Availability and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programming in Khayelitsha, South Africa

...to describe the role that public access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) has played in the development and efficacy of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Khayelitsha, a poor township in South Africa's Western Cape. The researchers documented... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Magazine Examines Promotion of Fidelity in HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Africa

...The New York Times Magazine on Sunday examined the feasibility of HIV/AIDS prevention programs that focus on fidelity -- through marriage or a committed relationship -- to prevent HIV transmission in Africa. According to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Armenian AIDS Commission Approves HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Targeting Teenagers, Young People, Official Says

... The Armenian Country Coordination Commission on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Issues has approved an HIV/AIDS prevention program for 2007 through 2011 targeting teenagers and young people, Samvel Grigoryan, director of the country's ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...violation of the principle of informed consent in the history of Public Health. Most sincerely, Mark Pierpont HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better communication... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous
...carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org. Washington , District of Columbia Start Date: as soon as... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org. Washington , District of Columbia Start Date: as soon as... Read more »