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Causes Of Aids In South Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: AIDS Causes Life Insurers to Take Stock

In South Africa, where around 5.5 million people among the population of 47 million have HIV/AIDS, life insurers are re-examining the products and services they offer HIV-positive clients. "Over the past decade, vast improvements have taken place... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according to a Medical Research Council of South Africa report released on Tuesday, South Africa's Star reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Survey Reveals Leading Causes of Death

The effect of South Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic can be seen in the leading causes of mortality, which are TB, influenza, and pneumonia, a new report finds. "This should not be taken to mean that HIV and AIDS was not a direct contributor to a very... Read more »
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HIV and South Africa

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am HIV positive but the virus has been undetectable according to my blood tests for nearly 8 years (I was diagnosed in 1999). I have been on Sustiva which I take daily (one pill). My question is that I am planning a trip to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The information you requested, or at least how to get it, was waiting for you in the archives. See below.Bon voyage.Dr. BobResearch on HIV and Travel Restrictions (ON THE ROAD WITH HIV) (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS)Mar 30, 2008 The other day I asked you... Read more »

South Africa asking for help...please... (inkow you're busy but I'd really appreciate a response..I'm so close to the edge its scaring me...:(

Dear DocThank you for the amazing work that you and your colleagues are doing. I would really appreciate a response as I am fighting my way through this period of my life and am looking for answers but none seem to be coming.My anxiety and worry...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello RM,A. No. If you had immune damage to the point you could not make specific anti-HIV antibodies, you would have end-stage AIDS and be deathly ill. (Literally at death's door!) You wouldn't be writing to me.B. See information above.C.... Read more »

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="http://www.tac.org.za/community/doctorswhotreatHIV"... 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 »
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South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From:
http://www.statssa.gov.za/Publications/publicationsearch.asp?PN=fqtqz.t&PM=&PY=&PS=1

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 »

South Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Check out these articles at The Daily Mail and Guardian

http://www.mg.co.za/mg/news/2000mar1/14mar-aids4.html

Johannesburg, South Africa. March 14 2000



The dissident view

There is no clarity about what is meant by HIV or Aids, so they are lumped... 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 »