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Combating stigma, isolation, stereotypes, and discrimination.

 Cindy says; The topic is targeted at the health care professionals, however it should also be applied to the public, without your effort, and acceptance the health care professional’s job is pointless. What is your take on this matter? Combating stigma, isolation, stereotypes, and discrimination. By showing, their own support and responsibility to care for more »

 
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Boosting Body’s Immune Response May Hold Key to HIV Cure

110203124730.htm ScienceDaily (Feb. 4, 2011) — Australian scientists have successfully cleared a HIV-like infection from mice by boosting the function of cells vital to the immune response. A team led by Dr Marc Pellegrini from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute showed that a cell signaling hormone called interleukin-7 (IL-7) reinvigorates the immune response to more »

 
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AID My Journey

Published on 14 February, 2011 by in Book

Snippet 3 On numerous occasions, chased out of my own home, walking barefoot for 5km on hot tar to safety, ending up with massive blisters under my feet of which I still have the calluses to prove it. The lesson learned here, always wear shoes! Then, would you believe it, married him and stayed in more »

 
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FAQ about HIV & AIDS – What do you think?

1. Antiretroviral treatment is a cure for AIDS? Y/N 2. Getting AIDS means you are going to die? Y/N 3. Are Weight loss, diarrhoea, shingles and swollen glands symptoms of HIV? Y/N 4. Is it possible to know that a person is HIV positive if he/she gets tested immediately after exposure to the virus? Y/N more »

 
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If a person tests negative for HIV, is the person safe?

Not necessarily. A person can be infected with HIV and test negative for up to six months from the time of infection. This “window period” means the person should take a second test after six months to be completely sure that they don’t have HIV, particularly if the person has engaged in high-risk behaviours. Please more »

 
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AID My Journey ……2

Published on 30 January, 2011 by in Book

Snippet 2 I went directly to the GP in charge of Blaine, had her immediate superior called up as well as the offending Poison Dwarf, who to this day has only been moved elsewhere as far as I know but where to I have not bothered to find out. At the time however there was more »

 
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Nurturing Positive Thinking And Attitude

When it comes to perception, most people tend to have negative thinking instead of a positive one. This is simply human nature. Perhaps it’s something we were programmed to do when we were still children. Our parents always reminded us not to do this or that, or warned us to be careful with something else. more »

 
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Benefit Breakfast October 2010

Published on 23 January, 2011 by in Media

5 November 2010    –    Highway Mail    –    Community Open Door hosts captivating breakfast THE Open Door Crisis Centre held its 8th annual benefit breakfast recently at Westville Country Club. This year’s theme Celebration, was carried out in fine style with Christ­mas crackers and beautiful red roses on every table. Country singer Mini Backhouse-Erasmus and Sue Winch­ester, more »

 
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Walk with me through this journey!

Published on 22 January, 2011 by in Book

I have always joked about writing a book as I have lived in some of the most entertaining environments, known the strangest of people and their antics little realising that I would actually get around to writing a book and not on the subject I had always joked about. I loathe autobiographies but this is more »

 
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This is the start of my new journey

This is an exciting time to be beginning a new part of this journey of discovery and expression. Please share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell more »

 
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