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Children Affected By AIDS

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AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...medical care while they are pregnant. It also happens where ARVs are not available, where new mothers feed their babies breast milk, or where blood for transfusions is not always screened. How Are Children Different? Children's immune systems are still developing. They have a different response to HIV infection. CD4 cell counts (see Fact Sheet 124 ) and viral load counts (see Fact Sheet 125 ) are higher than in adults. An infant's...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mothers acquired HIV even without the use of anti-HIV drugs to prevent transmission. Still, Maggiore persisted in promoting her children's health and her actions as a model for other HIV-positive women who sought to have children. By her own... Read more »

Devasted my child tested positive

Dear Dr Bob,Compliments for 2009 am okay just devasted my little boy has tested postive but he is doing well from 17 to 68 within 3months starting treatment, l dont get much infor on children on the website can you may refer me to any as l would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...also happens where ARVs are not available, or where blood for transfusions is not always screened. How Are Children Different?Children's immune systems are still developing. They have a different response to HIV infection. CD4 cell counts (see... Read more »

children and AIDS

how does aids affect children?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...lymphadenopathy [swollen glands], failure to thrive [poor growth], chronic oral thrush[ yeast infection in the mouth]; some children may remain asymptomatic for many years but these are a minority; all children can be diagnosed with HIV infection... Read more »

A CURE OF HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob,I know my Title of the Question would make many worried people's miss an Heart Beat just by reading that headline.Dr.Bob,I saw this report in Google video and was dumb founded to hear the statements made by Dr.Robert Beck.And my immediate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the parents on possible criminal charges for their handling of their daughter's health care. At least three physicians were involved. As to why none of them intervened, I do not know. The Medical Board of California is investigating the two... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Profiles Founder of Children Affected by AIDS Foundation

... The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday profiled Joe Cristina, founder of the Los Angeles-based Children Affected by AIDS Foundation . According to the Post-Gazette , Cristina founded CAAF in 1993 with the support of the toy company ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Profiles Toy Company Executive Who Formed Organization That Helps Children Affected by AIDS

...The Los Angeles Times on Monday profiled the group Children Affected by AIDS Foundation , which Joe Cristina, an executive at the toy company Mattel , founded in 1993. CAAF has raised more than $18 million Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senate Passes Bill to Protect World's Orphans, Vulnerable Children, Many of Whom Affected by AIDS

...and UNAIDS , along with other organizations and agencies, on Tuesday launched a campaign to garner funding and support for children affected by HIV/AIDS (Dugger, New York Times , 10/26). The campaign -- called Unite for Children, Unite... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Approves Bill to Protect World's Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Many of Them Affected by AIDS

...approve a bill ( HR 1409 ) that aims to protect orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, many of whom are affected by HIV/AIDS, the Tri-Valley Herald reports. The bill, introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), would... Read more »
Connect With Others

My father had AIDS...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ya'll know of any groups out there and also to remind parents how hard this disease is on children, even when only one parent is affected. My mother hid what happened to my dad from me for 10 years, do not make the same mistake! Read more »

COORDINATOR, CHILD LIFE PROGRAM GMHC NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...management and supervision of all program activities, outreach and education initiatives to children and families living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Specific responsibilities include ongoing development and implementation of peer program... Read more »

Technical Advisor/Program Officer --Brighton, UK

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...International HIV/AIDS Alliance is a leading international NGO supporting community action on HIV and AIDS in developing countries. Children affected by HIV and AIDS suffer trauma and hardship especially through the illness and death of a parent.... Read more »

We want to give a great home to a deserving child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...right place to post but I'll go ahead because networking never hurts : ). We are interested in adopting a baby or young child affected by HIV/AIDS. We would be happy to continue visits and contact with the birthmother, I think that would be very... Read more »