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Charities That Help Prevent Aids In Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Charlize Theron Partners With Toms Shoes to Prevent AIDS in Africa

Actress Charlize Theron has collaborated with Toms Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie to begin a line of shoes for women and children. Money raised from shoe sales will support the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP). Through educating and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Creates Foundation to Fund HIV/AIDS Charities

The Vatican on Friday announced the establishment of the Good Samaritan Foundation, which aims to channel donations from individual, group and government to Catholic organizations that help people living with HIV/AIDS, especially in Africa, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Honduran Catholic Charity Workers Ignore Church's Anti-Condom Stance to Prevent Spread of HIV

Some Catholic charity workers in Honduras are "turning their backs on the Vatican's anti-condom stance" and providing information about condoms to people to prevent the spread of HIV, Reuters reports. Honduras -- which is about 85% Catholic, has... Read more »
Ask the Experts

African HIV charities

Dear Dr Bob, I'm not worried I've got HIV, I just wanted you advice on HIV charities in Africa. My boyfriend is currently working in Mali and Mauritania (he's a geologist) and he's going to be away on valentine's day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Helen,I've heard good things about Africare (www.africare.org). They have carried out a variety of HIV/AIDS-related programs in Mali. However, I don't have any personal experience with them yet. My foundation is in the process of... Read more »

HIV Charities That fund the search for a cure

When searching the internet, there seems to be many charities out there that will help people with HIV, but I am having trouble finding one that is helping fund the search for a cure. With so many avenues being followed to find a cure and the...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Thank you for asking this timely question.The main non profit that is operated by activists that advocate for more funding in AIDS Cure Research is the AIDS Policy Project. I am a supporter of their work and am 100% behind it. The Treatment Action... Read more »

Doctor Bob pls answer me dontated to you charity thank you so much

Dear doctor,I bought a cup of coffee at a cafe drank it noticed that there was what it seemed like a blood smear on the cup, i went to the bathroom and so my lip bleeding, I know the it could have been from me but I cant stop thinking that it came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You describe yourself as "paranoid and depressed." I would definitely agree. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. PEP would definitely not be warranted. What is warranted is counseling to help you confront your totally... Read more »

sir medium of charity

Donate By Wire Transfer:To make a direct wire transfer, please follow these wiring instructions:Mellon BankPittsburgh, P.A.ABA # 043000261Credit ML Account Number 101-1730Further Credit to: Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationAccount # 830-04C48For...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Oberoi,The instructions for a direct wire transfer to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation are correct. My assessment of your situation and test results remains unchanged. (See below.) My advice also remains the same: Stop worrying. Start... Read more »
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help me start a charity organization

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Im an hiv positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,l wanted to start a charity for people with Hiv/Aids and now l feel the need more and more each day as l read about the many hardships that they have to got through... Read more »

starting a HIV/AIDS charity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hie
lm an HIV positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,I wanted to start an orgaization to help people with HIV/Aids in my country of birth and Africa .Now l feel the need everyday as l read about the many hardships... Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had what some would say is a low-risk exposure a couple months ago. I performed oral-sex on a gay man of unknown hiv status. i was sick at the time with a bad throat infection and bronchitis. but, still, i have been told that the chances are very... Read more »

please recommend a charity

Posted by luceluna, 1 Reply
hi all --

i'm overseeing the release of an AIDS benefit compilation CD. i'm looking for suggestions of charities who might benefit from the proceeds of this disc.

the criteria are:

* the charity should be independently run (i.e. no subdivisions of... Read more »