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Aids Effect On Africa

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful
Ask the Experts

How effective is Viraday compared with Atripla?

I have been on Atripla as the the only drug for Aids for the past two years with no side effects to speak of. My doctor questioned if Viraday was as effective as Atripla. I will be going on Medicare soon and will have to pay out of pocket for my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Viraday is a combination of Viread, Emtriva and Sustiva; the same components and the exact same dosages that are in Atripla. In essence Viraday is the generic formulation of Atripla. I see no difficulty in switching from Atripla to Viraday.Good... Read more »

Stress Related Side Effects?

Good morning,Firstly, thank you for this wonderful site. For me here in South Africa it has been a valuable source of information over the years. It has become my "Holy Grail" for information and it is the first place that I turn to for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...some intriguing but not definitive studies linking stress to more problems with HIV and its treatment. Many more subtle side effects are seen more often with older HIV regimens (unfortunately) than with newer regimens (particularly relating to... Read more »

Edward Green Harvard AIDS Project Right or Wrong?

Dear Dr. Bob, I was reading the newspaper "National Catholic Register" and they quote Edward Green as backing up the recent debacle with the Pope in Africa. I would love to know your thoughts on this. I was stunned to read this in print and again...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Count me (and nearly every other HIV specialist, HIV/AIDS organization, medical epidemiologist and person with even a modicum of common sense) among the "most people Read more »

right meds for HIV

Have a relative, the meds they are on are contrimoxazole & stalanev. what is the data on these 2 & also side effects to be aware of, & how they side effects can be managed? Thanks,Africa
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Contrimoxazole I believe is a sulfa antibiotic that is used to prevent a wide range of HIV/AIDS related infections. It is usually well tolerated. Stalanev is the combination of zidovudine + lamivudine (AZT + 3TC) that Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Effects of AIDS on Teachers in South Africa, Prevention, Education Efforts in Schools

... London's Guardian on Tuesday examined the effects of HIV/AIDS on teachers in South Africa and how teachers' unions and other organizations in the country are leading a movement Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toronto Globe and Mail Examines HIV/AIDS' Effects on Botswana, Once "Africa's Success Story"

...The HIV/AIDS epidemic has "robbed" Botswana, which was once described as "Africa's success story," of "many of its dreams," Toronto's Globe and Mail reports. Throughout the 1990s, Botswana consistently Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Concludes Africa Trip With Stop in Nigeria; Sees Effects of HIV/AIDS in Person

...levels that have rocked" other African countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, but advocates are concerned about the effect the disease could have in West Africa ( Agence France-Presse , 7/12). According to a CIA study released last... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Program Asks for $404 Million to Mitigate Food Shortages, Effects of HIV/AIDS on Food Production in Southern Africa

...funding over the next three years to provide food relief in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia and mitigate the effects of the region's HIV/AIDS epidemic on food production, Reuters reports. Some experts said that food... Read more »
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About the denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...need to protect their children from this deadly virus. A resurgence of denialism in the United States would have far reaching effects on the global AIDS pandemic, just as it already has in South Africa. The AIDS denialists use pseudoscience and... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...Feachem, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, said research revealing the protective effect of circumcision against HIV was set to change parental expectations and medical practice across the world.... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
...interpersonal skills, initiative, project planning skills and analytical ability are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively, whether it is working with VSO staff and volunteers, liasing with partners and donors,... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...genome, due to exposure to a toxin like DDT, causing false positive results? Without clinical trials that attempt to measure the effects of all these agents on the genome and on results obtained on the HIV antibody test, the estimate of 4.2-4.7... Read more »