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Hiv And Aid In Africa

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female...
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HIV Specialists in Durban, South Africa

I am looking for an expert or a specialist Dr in HIV/AIDS I am from Durban, South Africa - Kwazulu Natal Province.Thank you
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...of local community-based organizations. Here are the somewhat dated recommendations from Treatment Action Campaign, South Africa. Good luck,BY Read more »

Can she be positive

I am(57yrs) in Zimbabwe, got sick a few days ago, i went to the doctor and was told i am HIV positive, i have not been sexually active for 8yrs, is this even possible, also if i really am then i am in trouble because, there is no medication. What...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...where you might obtain treatment if needed. Also try checking with SANSO (http://www.sanaso.org.zw/about.htm) (The Southern African Network of AIDS Service Organizations (SANASO) is a Network of NGOs, Faith based organisations FBOs, Community... 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 have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come up fairly... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...our ability to look past the artificial divisions and debates that have often shaped that response. When you go to places like Africa and you see this problem up close, you realize that it's not a question of either treatment or prevention or... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Research on Children Affected by HIV/AIDS; Analysis of U.S. Aid to Africa; Canadian Visa Application Revised; Updated Global Fund Treatment Data

...includes research from Rwanda and Zimbabwe showing how operations research informs programs supporting children affected by HIV/AIDS (Population Council, Horizons Report , June 2005). " U.S. Foreign Assistance to Africa: Claims vs. Reality ," ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

President Bush Has Significantly Increased Aid to Africa, Including Funding for HIV/AIDS, Malaria, According to New Statistics

... U.S. humanitarian and development aid to Africa under the Bush administration has increased from $1.4 billion annually in 2001 to $4 billion annually, according to statistics Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Says Canada, Other Western Countries Should Commit 0.7% of GNI to Foreign Aid

... U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Friday told a meeting of the Public Service Alliance of Canada that it is "shameful" that Canada Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme Requests Additional Aid to Provide Food in Southern Africa, Says HIV/AIDS Contributing to Shortages

...$212 million in aid through March 2006 to support the more than 10 million people facing possible food shortages in Southern Africa, where HIV/AIDS is hampering agricultural production and economic development, Reuters/ Arizona Daily Star ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

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

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun, 1 Reply
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »

I need a HIV Specialist in DURBAN, South Africa

Posted by Christa1, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know a good doctor who specialises on HIV/AIDS, in Durban, South Africa. The doctor I have been with is emigrating and I need to find a doctor who knows what he is talking Read more »

Mozambique HIV/AIDS Programme National Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
...include: a.. Excellent understanding of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, its causes, impacts and appropriate responses in the sub-saharan African context. b.. Proven experience in donor management c.. Experience of capacity building and or organisational... Read more »