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Aids Statistics For South Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Statistics SA "Buried" Death Report, Says Treatment Action Campaign

Speaking at the close of a three-day conference on HIV and TB in Cape Town recently, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Chairperson Zackie Achmat slammed official statistics agency Statistics SA for the "surreptitious" release of its latest report on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Gloomy" HIV/AIDS Statistics Cited at South African AIDS Conference; Demonstrators Criticize Government Inaction

Researchers yesterday at the South African AIDS Conference 2003 in Durban, South Africa, presented "gloomy" statistics on HIV/AIDS prevalence in South Africa, showing that of the 14,000 people newly infected with HIV worldwide each day, 600 are in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS IMPACT Conference in South Africa Begins With Theme of Social Issues Related to HIV/AIDS

Social issues related to HIV/AIDS -- such as urbanization, underdevelopment and gender equality -- are not being "adequately addressed" in South Africa, Zola Skweyiya, the country's social services minister, said on Monday at the opening session of... Read more »
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HIV Specialists in Durban, South Africa

I am looking for an expert or a specialist Dr in HIV/AIDS I am from Durban, South Africa - Kwazulu Natal Province.Thank you ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I usually advise new patients to ask the advice of local community-based organizations. Here are the somewhat dated recommendations from <a href=""... Read more »

South Africa

Due to my HIV status I will probably have to move back to South Africa. My partner who is American is currently on Atripla. This is not currently available in South Africa, rather the individual components are.The current South Africa first-line...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post. I didn't count 100 questions, but I'm happy to help either way.It's clear that your partner's Atripla regimen will likely be better tolerated that the d4T-containing one, particulary with regard to risk of... Read more »

HIV specialist in South Africa

Dear Dr. As I mentioned in my previous posting that remained unanswered, you are a shining star in a dark world. I need you help by providing me (recomand) with names of some of the best (most professional) HIV specailists in Johannesburg or...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post and words.In JoBerg, I'd start by looking up Dr. Ian Sanne's group- a world-class expert with an expert research team.Best of health to you,BY... Read more »

Dr RJF is the man! Just a quick howdy from South Africa!

Hey Dr. Franscino!Thank you once again for your great website. I had an HIV scare some time ago but thanks to you and your great website I managed to get the necessary info to continue my life!Whenever you feel that your work is not appreciated or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Biggest Admirer,Thanks for dropping by and making my day. I do often wonder if the zillions of words I type into this computer and send flying into cyber-space actually reach their intended target! Consequently it's always great to hear... Read more »
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South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV/AIDS as an official cause of death in the year 2001 as available:

<1 year of age: 1.6% (1999)
1-4 years: 3.0% (down from 3.5% in 1999)
15-24... Read more »

AIDS conference in South Africa

Posted by Anonymous
I am an HIV positive woman and I received a scholarship to go to the International AIDS conference in Durban this July. I am looking for others who are going and are interested in traveling around South Africa after the conference. I want to go to... Read more »

I need a HIV Specialist in DURBAN, South Africa

Posted by Christa1, 1 Reply
Does anyone know a good doctor who specialises on HIV/AIDS, in Durban, South Africa. The doctor I have been with is emigrating and I need to find a doctor who knows what he is talking about, and who is familiar wit processes and procedure. I have ... Read more »

Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at by April 15.

The petition calls on 39 pharmaceutical... Read more »