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Comparison Of Hiv In America To Africa

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though...
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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
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »


Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Drugs Assistance Programs). And poz folks may have difficultly accessing any drug therapy if they are one of the 50 million Americans who are uninsured or the additional 25 million who are underinsured. 2. "We have great doctors." Again, great... Read more »


Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation your "beliefs," but I do not share all of yours. However, we certainly concur on King George the W! I'm glad you realize HIV/AIDS is not a "gay issue" (it certainly isn't), but rather a "human tragedy" (it certainly is) and that you want folks... Read more »

Hiv 2 & Rare Strains

Is Hiv 2, and "o" and "n" strains still rare in the U.S.?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...such as West Africa. Fortunately, they are picked up by the current generation of HIV antibody screening tests used in North America. There are very rare exceptions to this that need to be considered on an individual basis. Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS in Black America as Severe as in Africa

...released its massive, bi-annual "Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic," recently, but you had to dig deep to find much about the HIV/AIDS crisis in America. Despite a large and growing epidemic in the United States -- a crisis that... 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 Read more »
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 Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America correct both of these shortcomings; their success in doing so will determine, perhaps more than any other factor, whether America's AIDS epidemic can be brought to an end, or whether it will continue spiraling out of control.   No... Read more »
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traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 1 Reply
...Hi, I'm 25 years old, living in Israel, discovered HIV positive 5 years ago and still holding on I have recenly finished my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
... Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now Read more »

help me start a charity organization

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hie Im an hiv positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,l wanted to start a charity for people with Hiv/Aids and now l feel the need more and more each Read more »