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Global Effects Of Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Report Warns of Effects of International Donor "Backtracking" in Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS

"Backtracking by international donors in funding for HIV/AIDS may undermine years of progress and is already putting lives at risk," according to a report (.pdf) released Thursday by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Reuters reports (Kelland, 5/27).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International HIV/AIDS Alliance Releases Report Examining Potential Effects of Global Fund Shortfall

The non-governmental organization (NGO) International HIV/AIDS Alliance has released a new report in response to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria's announcement in November that "no new grants would be approved until 2014,"... Read more »

Launch of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law: "Addressing Punitive Laws and Human Rights Violations Blocking Effective AIDS Responses"

Geneva, Switzerland -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the UNAIDS Secretariat, launched the Global Commission on HIV and the Law today. The Commission's aim is to increase understanding of the impact of the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

U.N.: Global AIDS epidemic rampant

Man are we ever in trouble..Dr Bob do you think Winston Churchill was right in saying the american government will do the right thing only after exhausting every other avenue (not the exact quote) you think his quote fits this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, with Bush and Cronies in office it certainly seems accurate to me and not only related to HIV/AIDS you can add in tax laws, the environment, civil liberties, Medicare reform, etc., etc., etc..Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Side effects of Aids or Aids Meds??

my brother was diagnosised full blown aids seven yrs. ago. (he was 51) he has done well to date with meds. he seems to be forgetting things in the past 6 months. we can be on the phone and later during conversation he'll forget something he...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV medications rarely directly cause brain problems or memory loss. One exception is efavirenz (Sustiva or STocrine) which can cause dizziness and confused thinking in some patients particularly in first month of use). HIV can cause a range of... Read more »

Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical therapy for mild to moderate infections with agents such as Mycelex troches (clotrimazole) and... Read more »

side effects of aids treatment

what are the side effects of aids treatment?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The list of side effects is extensive depending on the drugs used. For information about individual drugs you might check this website under HIV treatment and click under individual drugs. Other good websites for that sort of information are the... Read more »
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Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »

Safe, Natural & Effective HIV/AIDS Treatment

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »


Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV/AIDS EDUCATION - Our best resource is individuals infected with HIV

Education is paramount if we are to reach individuals infected with HIV and those living with AIDS. Obviously, our best resource is from those who are affected by the disease!... Read more »