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Hiv Death Statistics In Africa

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HIV treatment not available in Africa, how long until I die?

Hi Sir,I am 43 years old male recently diagnosed HIV postive (may-June 2007) with CD4 (435) I am from Africa and cannot afford medication, like to know how will I die and how soon without treatment, will I suffer pain? will people know I am an AIDs...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...of your plight. The good news is that changes are underway and treatment programs for HIV infection are expanding throughout Africa. So it will be important for you to explore where programs are being developed in your country. Without medication... Read more »

HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa's Population Growth Slows as AIDS Deaths Increase

... HIV/AIDS deaths are a driving factor behind a slowing of South Africa's population growth rate for the second year in a row, Statistics South Africa (SSA) said Monday. Over a one-year period ending Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS-Related Death Rate in South Africa "Falling"

... The rate of increase in mortality among South African young adults has slowed, which two leading experts attribute to the public provision of antiretroviral drugs. South Africa's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Death Rates Increasing in South Africa Primarily Because of HIV/AIDS, Government Report Says

... The death rate among adults in South Africa increased significantly from 1997 through 2004, according to a government report released on Thursday by Statistics South Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Tuberculosis and HIV -- A Deadly Duo

...In South Africa, some TB patients avoid seeking treatment for fear that their infection will be equated with HIV, and they will suffer discrimination. Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...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 45,000 newly... Read more »

South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...19.75% since 2000) So, consistently, 2.0% to 2.6% of death certificates mention "HIV diseases" as the cause of death in South Africa. In STARK contrast to the released numbers, WHO/UNAIDS puts the estimated number of AIDS deaths in South Africa... Read more »

WHO Accused of Huge HIV Blunder

Posted by Anonymous
...surveillance purposes. Other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have experienced equal difficulty in finding their hypothetical dead, ranging from only 1% in South Africa to a record high of 10% in The Democratic Republic of the Congo. Some argue... Read more »

African Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...PROVE IF ONE HAS HIV1/HIV2, SO WITH SUCH POWERFUL INFORMATION WHY IS THE WORLD BEING TOLD THAT AFRICA IS BEING RAVAGED BY THIS DEADLY BUG, I AM FROM THE FORMER EPICENTRE OF THE SO CALLED AIDS COUNTRY WHICH IS UGANDA BUT I AM APPALLED AS TO HOW MY... Read more »