Please see this important article for examples of the use of social media to promote HIV testing.
Un video breve que habla sobre la prueba de VIH que ofrecemos gratis a la comunidad.
Please see this important story about how daily HIV medications are now proven to prevent HIV among ALL high risk groups.
Please see this important story for information on National HIV Testing Day and the use of new media to promote it.
Very interesting statistics about 20% of individuals living with HIV in the United States do not seek testing, and that rate is closer to 60% in resource-limited settings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To address this disparity, alternative methods are needed to improve screening rates. What do you think after reading this? Does self testing help increase the rate of people knowing their status?
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I was asked once how substance abuse might connect to HIV. I found this video that explains how there is a a high risk of getting HIV for any user of a substance to get high.
Federal funding for HIV/AIDS has increased significantly over the course of the epidemic, including by $4.7 billion (or 19%) since FY 2009 (see Figure 1). This growth has been driven primarily by increased spending on mandatory domestic care and treatment programs, as more people are living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. Federal funding for HIV/AIDS, however, represents a small fraction (<1%) of the overall federal budget of the United States. To read more of where funds will be distributed Click here.
Unfortunately, in the fight against AIDS, women continue to bear a disproportionate burden. Click here to read about what is being done to attempt to have an AIDS free generation.
How can a test so common, so regulated, so accurate fail? How could I, a healthy adult with virtually no risk of infection, be misdiagnosed with HIV? And if it could happen to me, who else could it happen to? Here’s what happened Click here to read full article
This video explains how to use a dental dam properly. Remember do not use plastic wrap as protection.