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Charities That Help Prevent Aids In Africa

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female...
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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 :(I've found out from a friend...
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 Read more »

Worried Student Need Advice Please

Doctor,You deserve a lifetime achevement award for the meaningful you do here and with your Foundation. I am a worried student who would like your advice. I am not sexually active but am worried about a particular incident. Last week, I was walking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(www.concertedeffort.org). Both your generous comments and gift are very warmly appreciated.Be well. Don't worry. Enjoy your time in South Africa. It's an amazing place!Dr. Bob Read more »

You wrong, wrong, wrong

I was so infuriated by the "question" about abstinance only sex education that I thought I ought to respond. I suggest the original poster looks at the evidence of the HIV epidemic in Uganda and the harm linking funding to abstinance and/or no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...information out there and nobody is listening. Can you understand my frustration? We have AIDS walks, red ribbons, and many AIDS charities--constant reminders. I feel as though the money I donate to these causes isn't going anywhere because... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Observational StudiesA systematic review and meta-analysis that focused on male circumcision and heterosexual transmission of HIV in Africa was published in 2000.5 It included 19 cross-sectional studies, 5 case-control studies, 3 cohort studies,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Guardian Christmas Charity Appeal Focuses on HIV/AIDS in Africa, Features Online Resources, Articles

... London's Guardian last week announced its annual Christmas charity appeal , which this year focuses on HIV/AIDS in Africa. As part of the appeal, the newspaper has established a Web site that includes articles and interactive features on the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Child-Friendly AIDS Medicine Desperately Needed in Africa: Charity

...companies must develop inexpensive pediatric AIDS formulations if the epidemic is to be stopped, especially in impoverished Africa, Doctors Without Borders said in a statement released ahead of World AIDS Day. "In the absence of child-strength... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Warning to South Africa World Cup Fans

... British charities concerned with sexual health are warning English fans attending the World Cup in South Africa about risky sexual behavior. According Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After Niger, Rich Countries Ignore Southern Africa Food Crisis: Oxfam

...Kofi Annan for assistance, the World Food Program warned last week of a $187 million shortfall to feed the hungry in southern Africa, a crisis caused by drought and HIV/AIDS. "Niger was forecast six months in advance, yet rich countries did... Read more »
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help me start a charity organization

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hie 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 Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...1966 Norwegian sailor dies A Norwegian sailor who had traveled throughout the world -- including a long trip through West Africa in 1961, as well as a two-day stay in Kenya in 1964 -- dies of immune deficiency in 1966. His wife and their... 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 Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...reduced by 60 per cent if the men were circumcised. A study published last month calculated that if all men in sub-Saharan Africa were circumcised, it would prevent almost six million new cases of HIV infection and save three million lives over... Read more »