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Africa's Problem With Aids And Hiv

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What Is HIV?

...HIV treatment is not started when their doctor recommends it (i.e., when their CD4 count is low or their viral load is high), eventually their immune system will weaken to the point that they may develop life-threatening health problems. If you're newly diagnosed, it can also be incredibly beneficial if you seek out support, get help from your local HIV organization and connect with other HIV-positive people. Visit our "Just...
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HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The AIDS denialists have been around for a while. They are very vocal and very whacked. They seem to live in a parallel universe that Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues, rehabilitation, etc... Our team consists of 10 alternative healthcare practitioners and have helped some hiv clients in the past. Often, I wonder if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Did the AIDS pandemic result from "monkeying around" with monkeys? Nope!Did it arise from overuse of antibiotics? Nope! See below. I'd also Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...case. In fact many of the commitments the Bush Administration promised in 2001 at the U.N. General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS turned out to be all bluster and no substance. For instance, in the U.S. we have a huge and ever increasing... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Attention to Africa's HIV/AIDS Epidemic Overshadows Problem in India, Other Countries, Lancet Editorial Says

...people in need of treatment after South Africa, with about 735,000 people not receiving drugs, according to the Lancet . India's AIDS policy did not support the delivery of drugs through its public health care system until 2003, and medications... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Prime Minister Establishes Commission on Africa to Examine Problems Facing Continent, Including HIV/AIDS

...British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Thursday announced the establishment of a commission on Africa, which will examine HIV/AIDS and other challenges facing the continent and ways to resolve those issues, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 2/26). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Problems With Access to HIV Information, Services for People With Disabilities in Africa

...The New York Times on Sunday examined the problems that deaf and blind people have accessing information on HIV/AIDS in Africa, where education campaigns and prevention efforts have "largely forgotten" such individuals. According to the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: HIV "Cure" on Our Web Site Not a Problem -- African National Congress

... Advertisements for an herbal supplement for HIV/AIDS patients have been running on the bottom of the Web site for the African National Congress Party's Youth League. However, ANC Read more »
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Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...Requisition Number: I 08 001 Background: CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, Read more »

Jobs in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Vacancies: 24 - 28 July 2006 1) OVC provincial coordinator, Academy for Educational Development (AED) 2) Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) *********************** 1) Position: Provincial Coordinator, Orphaned... Read more »

REFLECTION!

Posted by kenya
...because; in my mind, i think that; if we as humankind do absolutely everything that we can; the progress of the virus from hiv to aids can atleast be slowed for a longtime? i could be wrong; but what are your thoughts? thank you for your... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Reuters, September 18, 2001. 3. "AIDS In a New Millennium: A Grim Picture With Glimmers of Hope"; UNAIDS Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic, World Health Organization, June 2000. 4. "S. African Finmin Modeling Fiscal Impact of AIDS";... Read more »