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Comparison Of Hiv In America To Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa More Likely to Adhere to Antiretroviral Treatment Than HIV-Positive People in North America, Study Finds

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens than are HIV-positive people in North America, according to a study published in the Aug. 9 edition of the Journal of the American... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

America's Discarded AIDS Drugs Give Life -- and Hope -- in Africa

A US-based program to recycle the unused prescription medications of American AIDS patients is delivering "a miracle" to a small group of Nigerians with AIDS. The drugs are from patients who have either changed or abandoned their own medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

America Abroad Media Examines Intersection of Religion and Public Health in Africa

America Abroad Media examines how religious groups and leaders are dealing with public health issues in Africa. The program consists of five segments. The first looks at faith-based organizations' roles in providing public health services in... Read more »
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HIV - SA to America

Yesterday I went through your whole website. I was stunned to see how much information is out there. Iv been HIV+ for just over a year, and I can honestly tell you that South Africa has the highest AIDS rate in the world and we are the most...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I appreciate your comments about this website. I have no practical advice for you regarding immigration. You might want to check with the US embassy or consulate in SA and see what is involved. I suspect this is not easy or cheap but but maybe... Read more »

aids among catholic priests in America

I heard a TV report recently that quoted a recent survey that showed that aids amongst catholic priests in America was 4 times higher than in the general community. I have been trying to find a print reference for this, either in newspapers or...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear DF, Thanks for your inquiry. I suggest that you try to contact the Kansas City Star which initiated the article. I think that their web address is kcstar.com. I believe that the Star backed off from this statistical assumption after being... Read more »

HIV and South Africa

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am HIV positive but the virus has been undetectable according to my blood tests for nearly 8 years (I was diagnosed in 1999). I have been on Sustiva which I take daily (one pill). My question is that I am planning a trip to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The information you requested, or at least how to get it, was waiting for you in the archives. See below.Bon voyage.Dr. BobResearch on HIV and Travel Restrictions (ON THE ROAD WITH HIV) (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS)Mar 30, 2008 The other day I asked you... Read more »

re: HIV - SA to America

In regards to the person who asked about immigrating to the US.I was married last year to a woman with HIV and we are going through the immigration process. The US does have a waiver in place for people with HIV, it's called an I-601 (or I-690...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks much for this useful info!DW... Read more »
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UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION

DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006

Background

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme... Read more »

Risk Comparisons

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found this information while surfing the web on HIV risks. Thought I'd pass it on FYI.


HIV Risk Comparisons

Here are some common sex behaviors grouped according to relative risk

VERY LOW RISK No reported cases due to these behaviors

masturbation ... Read more »

Deep Kissing & Oral Sex Risk Comparison

Posted by supernervousguy, 1 Reply
I know this is probably an obnoxious question, but hopefully someone can help satisfy my curiosity. I am aware that deep/french/tongue kissing is next to zero risk for transmission. However, in many places online and on this forum, it is placed in... Read more »

Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »