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Fastest Growing Hiv Epidemic In The World

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MENA Region Among Top Two Regions With Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic, Report Shows

"A report on the HIV epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) shows that while the overall HIV prevalence in the region is still low, the rise in new infections since 2001 has put the MENA region among the top two regions in the world... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Epidemic Fastest Growing and Getting Worse in Ex-Communist Countries, UN Says

On Tuesday, UNICEF said former communist countries in Europe and Central Asia are experiencing the world's fastest-growing AIDS epidemics. In the region, an estimated 1.4 million people are HIV-positive, and about 210,000 became infected last year.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

President: Ukraine Still Has One of Fastest-Growing AIDS Epidemics in Europe

In a World AIDS Day address, President Viktor Yushchenko said HIV continues to spread faster in Ukraine than in other European nations, and he called for new measures to tackle the escalating problem. The country has 100,000 reported cases,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

World AIDs epidemic, condoms, Catholic Church

Is it the present position of the Catholic Church to prohibit or discourage the use of condoms in regions of the world such as Africa, Brazil, and the Philippines which are experiencing a very significant increase of HIV infection and AIDS related...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend,Thank you for your very thought provoking inquiry. Personally, I have always believed and taught that the Church has an important role in both care for infected and affected individuals as well as a vital role in presenting facts and... Read more »

AN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IN THE U.S.

what are your thoughts and opinions on this article?http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/pptalk.htm ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The Web site you reference is an "AIDS Denialist" Web site. I have discussed this dwindling idiotic fringe group many times before in this forum. (Check the archives.) The article you reference is from 1994, ancient history in the... Read more »

Fastest route to detection?

What would the soonest a detection can occur? It seems that antibody testing is detectable between 6 weeks and 3 months, but what about viral testing? If an HIV+ encounter occurs, what would a recommended testing routine be? What about an...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
YOur first statement is correct. The current testing algorithm is antibody testing at baseline and 1 and 3 months following exposure. Many people have applied the unapproved viral load test 4 weeks after exposure.... Read more »

Fastest way to be sure

Hi Dr. Cordova,I want to be certain that I don't have H.I.V ASAP.Is the 4th generation option the fastest way to certainty?Does PCR remain effective after the window period?If my risk was Jan 23, what is the earliest time to get a certain...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You could go in for a duo test whenever you like. A negative result would be a good indicator of what to expect at the 90 day mark. A PCR test looks for copies of the virus itself, and would remain accurate after the window period.In... Read more »
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Growing?

Posted by Survivor
Snippett from Poz.com

A Growing Concern

by Susan Hunter



Twenty-five years after doctors discovered the disease, the AIDS epidemic continues to spread, unchecked, even where we least expect it in our own backyard

My friend Susan Howe, a 60-year-old... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

It's not always the end of the world

Posted by Blue_22, 2 Replies
I was only 19 and facing the biggest life changing sentence ever spoken to me Your test came back positive for HIV, I am sorry There is nothing else I have encountered that is so unsettling. Not only do you think you are going to live a shortened... Read more »

It's not the end of the world always

Posted by Blue_22, 1 Reply
I was only 19 and facing the biggest life changing sentence ever spoken to me Your test came back positive for HIV, I am sorry There is nothing else I have encountered that is so unsettling. Not only do you think you are going to live a shortened... Read more »