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Children Living With Aids In Africa

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

...Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The total funds under PEPFAR total over $50 billion. PEPFAR funds are helping more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe. More information on participating countries can be found at www.pepfar.gov/countries/index.htm . The program goals through 2013 include treatment, prevention and ...
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I have found this website and Dr. Bob to be simply fabulous. How do I donate?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) resulting from violent rape by rebel troops. The numbers are astounding: Heal Africa, the hospital affiliated with the program, recorded over 12,000 rapes at their hospital and clinic in the past... 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
...other people will surely not give him relief from his own problems. It will only spread the misery to others. As for your other children, you need have any fear of casual contact, but if you think he might sexually abuse them, of course you need... Read more »

Don't forget your friends in Africa! We also need drugs!

Dear Sir-I am a young woman from Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and I have recently been diagnosed with HIV. I have been reading quite a bit about the exciting new drugs that are now available. Are these drugs only available to the Western World? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Namibia is one of the top five HIV/AIDS-affected countries in the world with an adult HIV prevalence of 22.5%. Like many parts of Africa, HIV infection in Namibia occurs primarily via sexual intercourse and mother-to-child transmission.... 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
...as a child in US health statistics. In 1992, almost 1,000 children were infected. By 2002, there were just 92 new infections. African-American newborns are much more likely to be infected than children of other races.Most children with HIV were... Read more »
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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 ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...presidency of the 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... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Saturday examined the plight of AIDS orphans in Ethiopia. Although Ethiopia has a "far lower" HIV/AIDS prevalence than some other African countries, such as South Africa and Zimbabwe, the country has the highest prevalence of HIV-positive... Read more »
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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 »

About the denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like quackery, but the theory has emerged as a genuine menace to public health in the United States and, particularly, in South Africa. The theory, which we call AIDS denialism, has gained such currency with President Thabo Mbeki of South... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
..."global epidemic is growing in all areas." 2/3: Two thirds of all people, adults and children, living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa (with its center in southern Africa -- 32%), making it the most affected region in the world, according to... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 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. Read more »