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Hiv And Aids In Sub-saharan Africa

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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 with HIV. I have been reading quite a bit about the exciting new drugs that are now available. Are these drugs only available to the Western World? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in Namibia to provide care. Check with your local Ministry of Health. I assure you that I have not "forgotten my friends" in Sub-Saharan Africa. My foundation is continuing to do everything it can to provide crucial services to men, women, and... Read more »

HIV anxiety

I had protected sex several times with a thirty year old man from Sub-Saharan Africa. I know he's... Read more »

Thinking about Africa

Dear Calvin,I am curious is there any way possible that I could go to Africa and help people that... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Education Slows Spread of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

... A Penn State University study of 11 sub-Saharan African nations finds that basic education can act as a "social vaccine" against HIV/AIDS. The common belief is that if people learn Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Formal Education Helping to Address HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, Researchers Say

... Formal education is helping to curb the spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa after having opposite effects during the early stages of the pandemic, according to a study by researchers from Pennsylvania Read more »
The Body PRO

Care for HIV/AIDS Caregivers in Sub-Saharan Africa

...partner and my best friend and survive -- unless I took care of my loss and grief. Interventions work . They work in sub-Saharan Africa. These nurses are thrilled -- they said, "Can we do this again?" Three of the different groups of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Government to Provide $28 Million for HIV/AIDS Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa

...Tuesday announced that it will provide 225 million rand, or about $28 million, over the next four years to fight HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, SAPA/iAfrica.com reports. According to Russ Dixon, a spokesperson for the British High Commission,... 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 »