Distribution Of Hiv In The World

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type and distribution of Hodgkin's Disease in hiv- and hiv+ patients

Hello,I read in a post that the type and distribution of HD seen in HIV+ patients is different from that of HIV- patients. I was hoping you could either elaborate and let me know what the differences are. I have searched on the web endlessly, and am...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Hodgkin's disease (HD) is indeed reasonably common in HIV-positive patients. HD is a form of lymphoma. HD is also not that uncommon in HIV-negative patients.HD is HIV-positive patients Read more »

Free distribution of pairs of HIV home test kits

Are there any programs anywhere distributing pairs of home HIV test kits for no charge? Would the... Read more »

Any possibility of a cure in 5 years? part 2

Thanks for your answer. I think that controlling the virus only is not substainable in the long... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Government Admits Failure to Distribute Funds to Fight HIV/AIDS Following U.S. Ambassador's Criticism

...after a speech by U.S. Ambassador to Kenya William Bellamy that it has failed to distribute $54 million in funding to fight HIV/AIDS, the AP/ CNN International reports. Bellamy in a speech on Tuesday said that government inefficiency is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates, Vatican Respond to Pope Statement That Condom Distribution Will Not Curb HIV/AIDS in Africa

... Pope Benedict XVI's statement on Tuesday that condom distribution will not curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa has "sparked an international outcry" among HIV/AIDS advocates and prompted a response from the Vatican, AFP/Google.com Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Share Confidential Information on Generic HIV/AIDS Drug Approvals With WHO; Deal Might Speed Drug Distribution

...antiretroviral drugs about one year ago, the agency has approved nine medications. However, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has not purchased the drugs because some African countries will not allow them to be imported without... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazilian Health Ministry Will Not Meet Goal of Distributing 1 Billion Condoms Nationwide as Part of HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign, Official Says

...have the capacity to reach its goal of distributing one billion condoms annually as part of a campaign to fight the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in the country, Mariangela Simao, coordinator of the National Program to... Read more »
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global distribution of hiv subtypes

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April 23rd is Rethinking AIDS Day

Posted by Alex1
...International Actions with a local focus - suggestions for local activists Act now to inform your local health clinics about HIV/AIDS tests, diagnosis and medications Act now to inform your local AIDS advocacy organizations and NGOs... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the survey in... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
... search Ten years ago, the world spent less than $300 million annually to combat HIV/AIDS in developing countries. In 2005, that figure reached $8.3 billion. What drove this explosion in funding, where... Read more »