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Children In Africa Having Problems With Hiv And Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...Prevention activities are based on the specific HIV epidemic in each country. These include reducing sexual transmission with the ABC Strategy (Abstain, Be Faithful, use Condoms), the prevention of infections from mothers to children, preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and care and support for...
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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 »

HIV is not the cause of AIDS

Why do doctors keep prescribing toxic medications for HIV when HIV is not the cause of AIDS. The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc.
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 »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...federal funding for needle exchange as a strategy to reduce HIV transmission among injection drug users and their partners and children.Bring Medicaid Coverage to Low-Income, HIV-Positive Americans: Obama is a co-sponsor of the Early Treatment of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Germany to Focus on Fighting HIV/AIDS Among Women, Children in Africa at G8 Summit, Minister Says

...Group of Eight industrialized nations, plans to focus on securing funds for efforts to combat HIV/AIDS among African women and children at the upcoming G8 Summit in June, Germany's Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul said recently, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Has Left 9 Million Children in Africa Without Mothers; Donor Countries Should Increase Funding for Children, Group Says

... The HIV/AIDS pandemic has left nine million children in Africa motherless, British HIV/AIDS advocacy group Save the Children said on Monday in a report , adding that donor countries Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Newspapers Examine How HIV/AIDS Affecting Children, Orphans in Africa

...than some other African countries, such as South Africa and Zimbabwe, the country has the highest prevalence of HIV-positive children in the world, with approximately 200,000 HIV-positive children living there, according to the United Nations ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Access to HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Still Limited for Children in Africa

... Children in Africa still are not receiving the HIV/AIDS prevention services or antiretroviral drugs they need, even though the drugs are Read more »
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Jobs in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) *********************** 1) Position: Provincial Coordinator, Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Organization: The Academy for Educational Development (AED), a non-profit organization committed to... Read more »

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
...find someone i can chat with here. this is my 3rd year poz - it caused the breakup of my marriage. anyhow, i am a 38 year old african beauty living in africa -and i am lonely - would like to meet other african poz professionals women or men so we... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the sole cause of childhood paralysis. Those two failures of basic research, along with the failure to question why so many children continue to develop paralysis, has resulted in unacceptably high rates of childhood paralysis around the world... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...'fearing exposure to HIV.' Viramune (also known as Nevirapine) was also implicated in the deaths of six mothers and their unborn children in a recent drug trial in South Africa, and according to documents obtained under Canada's Access to... Read more »