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Estimated HIV

What is the source of information in estimating the number of HIV infection worldwide? It is just to do with the projected data or is there any mechanism developed?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I do not have a thorough understanding of how estimates of worldwide AIDS cases and HIV infection cases are arrived at since different organizations will use different techniques. For example, UNAIDS , a primary Read more »

HIV+ Child lifespan estimate?

I keep reading how with current medicines an HIV+ person can experience a normal lifespan. From... Read more »

Estimate the number of wasting person with AIDS

What is the approximate percentage to be used when trying to estimate the potential number of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC to Release Revised HIV/AIDS Estimates Next Month

...agency has developed new testing technology and has updated its methodology to yield more accurate data ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 12/3/07). When announcing the release of the new data, CDC said, "These more precise estimates are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report to Show Lower HIV/AIDS Estimates Because of Changes in Data Collection, Estimation Methods

...HIV/AIDS estimates in a new UNAIDS report scheduled to be released before next month's XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uncertainties of Incidence Estimates of HIV/AIDS Diagnoses Adjusted

... According to the current study, "Reporting delay occurs frequently in the case surveillance of a disease such as HIV/AIDS. To evaluate the current trend of incidence, it is important to consider incidence estimates adjusted for reporting delays... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Expected to Release Updated Estimates of HIV/AIDS Cases, Ministry of Health Official Says

... China is expected to release updated estimates of the number of HIV/AIDS cases in the country "soon", Mao Qun'an, a spokesperson for the country's Ministry of Health , said on Tuesday, Xinhuanet Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, Read more »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous
... Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission Read more »

CDC infection rates estimate.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The CDC estimates that half the gay population is infected with hiv. The question is how do they know they are if they have not tested? Read more »

HIV Scams Never Stop

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...New 419 Scam Promises Cure For HIV/AIDS July 20, 2006 New 419 Scam Promises Cure For HIV/AIDS Nigeria 419: The Road to Ruin --- Scam Alerts The latest Read more »