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Children Living With Aids In Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Series Follows Lives, Conditions of Children Orphaned by AIDS in South Africa

The Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday examined the lives and conditions of children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa and the couples who adopt them. Summaries of the first installment in an occasional series appear below. "How the Monitor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Harnessing World Cup to Change Children's Lives

Alongside next year's World Cup, the "Football for Hope" festival will be training children and teens in South Africa how to play soccer, and how to avoid HIV/AIDS. More than 30 organizations chosen for their success in addressing social issues will... 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 need to increase funding significantly to address the situation,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Should there be high concern for my children living with AIDS?

My husbands brother has AIDS and lives with my family. We have two boys, 8 years and almost 2 years. He is taking all medications provided by the state. However, I have witnessed careless behavior, like sharing his sodas, etc. Where can I go to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Careless behavior? . . . . . . Is your brother-in-law having sex or sharing intravenous needles with your kids? That would of course be illegal, as well as careless. Sharing sodas, on the other hand, is neither illegal, reckless, or... Read more »

living with aids

my 34yr old son in africa has aids and he is so hurt he wants to spread it all over, I am scared for my other children and and the community , what do I do?? ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Unfortunately, you cannot control his behavior, but you can speak to him and try to talk some sense into him. Inflicting HIV on other people will surely not give him relief from his own problems. It will only spread the misery to others. As for your... Read more »

Thinking about Africa

Dear Calvin,I am curious is there any way possible that I could go to Africa and help people that are suffering from AIDS/HIV. Do you know of any organizations Thank you...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
Hello reader,As far as the HIV/AIDS epidemic is concerned, Sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world that is most affected by HIV/AIDS. An estimated 26.6 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and approximately 3.2 million new infections... Read more »

SUB SAHARA AFRICA

Hello dr bob,Have U ever lived in a battle zone? Well I live in sub sahara africa where more than 90% of hiv cases are.Organisations like yours are doing great work here in africa. Because of your efforts the burden of hiv is getting lighter on our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Placido,Where are Luciano and Jose, the other two tenors?No, I haven't lived in a battle zone, but I have lived battling HIV within my body and throughout the world for many, many years. War is indeed Hell!Thank you for your extremely kind... Read more »
Connect With Others

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
hi
i hope that i can 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... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

We live in Africa and my husband has HIV

Posted by Anonymous
My husband and I recently found out that he is HIV+. Despite
rigorous/intrusive infertility treatment, I am negative. We were
tested together shortly after we got together - I was negative
and we just found out that the Doctor 'lost' his results and... Read more »

live-in relative with HIV/AIDS

Posted by qwerty, 4 Replies
i overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »