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Hiv Aids Epidemic In Sub-saharan Africa

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Thinking about Africa

Dear Calvin,I am curious is there any way possible that I could go to Africa and help people that are suffering from AIDS/HIV. Do you know of any organizations Thank you
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
...Hello reader,As far as the HIV/AIDS epidemic is concerned, Sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world that is most affected by HIV/AIDS. An estimated 26.6 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and approximately Read more »

Don't forget your friends in Africa! We also need drugs!

Dear Sir-I am a young woman from Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and I have recently been diagnosed... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa Should Be Classified as Disaster, Red Cross Report Says

... The HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa is so severe that it should be classified as a disaster comparable to famine or floods, according to a report released Thursday Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of the HIV Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa on the Pattern of HIV in the UK

...increasing, with infections from southeastern and southern Africa predominating recently. Of the 28.5 million people with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa at the end of 2001, according to a UNAIDS estimate, 74 percent of them lived in commonwealth... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/TB Co-Epidemic Rapidly Spreading in Sub-Saharan Africa, Report Says

...Collaborative HIV Research , IANS/ Yahoo! News reports. According to the report, the HIV/TB co-epidemic rapidly is spreading in sub-Saharan Africa, where the threat of the two diseases largely has gone unnoticed (IANS/ Yahoo! News , 11/2). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Richmond Times-Dispatch Examines HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Zambia in Three-Day Series

...following are short summaries of the stories, organized by date of publication. Sunday, Aug. 31 " AIDS Strikes Hardest in Sub-Saharan Africa ": The HIV/AIDS epidemic is most severe in sub-Saharan Africa, where 29.4 million people live with... Read more »
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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...tuberculosis and candida can kill. HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE AFFECTED? * Worldwide, 39 million people are infected with HIV/AIDS. * Sub-Saharan Africa remains the hardest-hit region, with about 25 million people infected with HIV. * In Asia,... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...during sex was reduced by 60 per cent if the men were circumcised. A study published last month calculated that if all men in sub-Saharan Africa were circumcised, it would prevent almost six million new cases of HIV infection and save three... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
...warned the "global epidemic is growing in all areas." 2/3: Two thirds of all people, adults and children, living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa (with its center in southern Africa -- 32%), making it the most affected region in the world,... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and... Read more »