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Alicia Keys Effect On Aids In Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alicia Keys and Bono to Release Song to Raise Funds for African Children With AIDS

Superstar musicians Alicia Keys and Bono have collaborated on the recording "Don't Give Up (Africa)," all of whose proceeds will go to Keep a Child Alive, a charity that provides medicine to families infected with HIV/AIDS. The song will be... Read more »
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Alicia Keys' World AIDS Day Concert Reminds Fans to Fight HIV

Alicia Keys On World AIDS Day, Alicia Keys performed for a sold out crowd in New York City, and proceeds from her performance went to the Keep a Child Alive foundation. During the hour-long show, Keys performed fan favorites and her biggest... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Alicia Keys Sets $1 Million Target for Her AIDS Charity

Alicia Keys is introducing a new $1 million initiative, "Buy Life," for her AIDS charity Keep a Child Alive. The singer will announce the effort at the group's Black Ball fundraiser tonight in New York City. Print, transit, and Internet ads will... Read more »
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Gene may hold key to neutralizing HIV: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The AIDS virus is especially hard to fight because few people develop antibodies to neutralize it, but U.S. researchers said on Thursday they have found an immunity gene that may offer a new way to fight back. They said the gene...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for the information. The Apobec 3 story is one we've been monitoring. Please note this is very early research, so don't look for it on your pharmacy shelves anytime soon. By the way, did you have a question?Dr. Bob... Read more »

Bush Plan for Africa

I'm not sure in which forum to post this question, but this seems to be the one that fits best.It seems to me that all of the hoopla regarding U.S. grants to finance AIDS drugs for African countries announced by President Bush is missing some...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your interest in AIDS public policy-- more of us need to place this on our "to do" list.I actually welcome the response of the Bush policy in general-- that is to say that it is a very nice change to see our executive branch... Read more »

Too Bad For Africa, Dr. Young

Dr. Young: Your answer to HIV/AIDS sadly does not include Africa!! Perhaps one day profits will become secondary to saving lives.Thank you for your expert advice provided to HIV?AIDS people....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Agreed, comments about quality and quantity of life saddly don't apply to the many HIV-infected persons in the developing world, beyond the reach of adequate care. Unless we (globally) act soon, millions-- more than those lost in the... Read more »

Bill Gates says microbicides are the key

Hi, I live in Brisbane, Australia. I read in The Australian today that Bill Gates was saying that microbicides, to be in use by 2008 / 09 will, be able to be used by women by spreading it in the inside of their vaginas and that it kills HIV upon...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Amy,We hope it will be true! And with the Gates Foundation financially backing the research and implementation, most likely it will be.Responding to your other comments/questions, actually, it was thought about ages ago and yes, developing an... Read more »
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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Key facts about HIV/AIDS
Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006
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The world's largest international AIDS conference opens in Toronto, on Sunday, 25 years after the epidemic... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
Opportunity: VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern
Africa
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VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator, Southern Africa
UK 20,542 (GBP)

Based in Pretoria with significant regional travel
Responsible for co-ordinating the... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION

DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006

Background

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme... Read more »