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Hiv Aids Drugs In Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Administration Awards Three-Year, $77 Million Contract to Establish Supply Network for HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa

The Bush administration on Tuesday awarded a contract worth up to $77 million to help create a supply system that will speed the delivery of HIV/AIDS-related drugs in Africa, the AP/ Washington Post reports. The three-year contract, which was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Weak Health Care Systems, Worker Shortages Undermining Efforts to Deliver HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa, WHO Official Says

Weak health care systems and a shortage of health care workers are undermining efforts to deliver antiretroviral drugs to Africa, Kevin De Cock, director of the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization , said Friday, Reuters Health ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Times Examines How U.S. Funding for Non-Profit Providing HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa Was Cut Following Reports of Fraud By Subcontractors

Seattle Times reports on how the Washington-based nonprofit Health Alliance International (HAI), which is working to expand HIV/AIDS treatments in Africa, was recently forced to cut its Seattle and Africa staff after the group's application for a... Read more »
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Drugs from Africa

Hello,One more question. Big pharmacutical companies are supplying HIV drugs in Africa for cheaper prices. Can some one buy those drugs from internet? Would it be leagal to do so, as i heard one can buy drugs for personal use....
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
The offer that some drug companies have made to African and other developing countries applies only certain types of buyers. It would have to be the Government of a country or to some large entity such as a large employer or other network that had... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their...
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
I am not sure when you say "10" what that refers to. In some African countries, as much as 30% of the adult population is HIV antibody positive. Because of the poor access to expensive HIV drugs many of these people will progress to AIDS... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We can not look at the global HIV pandemic through the lenses of the West's experience with this virus.Africa is indeed burning. This is no mistake and to believe so is to risk being considered a denialist. Testing of blood with from blood... Read more »

Cry for help from africa - will new drugs reduce resistance?

Hi DoctorFirst let me point out that i am writing from africa and therefore i can not spare too much money for tests at this stage AND there is very limited expertise on HIV treatment and thus what i get here will most likely be more authoritative...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
I cannot even guess what the chances of HIV infection would be after your exposure. I can only tell you that there is nothing about the acute HIV infection syndrome that makes it readily recognized based upon symptoms alone - even by physicians who... Read more »
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Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
Opportunity: VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern
Africa
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VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator, Southern Africa
UK 20,542 (GBP)

Based in Pretoria with significant regional travel
Responsible for co-ordinating the... Read more »

Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at http://www.msf.org by April 15.

The petition calls on 39 pharmaceutical... Read more »

Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at http://www.msf.org by April 15.

The petition calls on 39 pharmaceutical... Read more »