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Hiv Medication In Africa

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HIV medication in Africa

Hi Doc, the mother of my three-year-old son tested positive and now she's very sick. My concern is that our ARVs here in Africa are ineffective when compared to the ones that are used by developed countries such as the US. How can I get the ARVs...
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
...HIV meds manufactured outside the US (say in India), have been determined to have the same potency and activity as those made in Read more »

Thank You Dr. Bob!

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for everything that you have done for the entire contingency of the so... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Efforts to Reduce Number of HIV-Positive Patients in Africa Who Stop Taking Their Medications

...Times , David Tuller of the University of California, Berkeley, writes of his experience shadowing a counselor with Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES), an organization in Kisumu, Kenya, that is working to identify patients who have... 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Team of HIV/AIDS Specialists to Help South Africa Develop National Antiretroviral Drug Plan

...South African government officials this week announced the members of a team of international HIV/AIDS specialists who will help government and public health leaders develop the country's national antiretroviral drug plan, South Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Discusses Access to Antiretroviral Drugs in IRIN/AllAfrica.com Interview

...U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis in an interview with IRIN/AllAfrica.com that was posted on Thursday discussed the World Health Read more »
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medical treatment, insurance, etc

Posted by NicoleRose
...was to write a persuasive essay on whether or not the US should provide medical and monetary assistance to South Africa for aids treatment. Personally, I am kind of at a loss on which way I want to go with this essay because I can see both sides.... Read more »

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
...find someone i can chat with here. this is my 3rd year poz - it caused the breakup of my marriage. anyhow, i am a 38 year old african beauty living in africa -and i am lonely - would like to meet other african poz professionals women or men so we... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head of the one of the world's largest Aids charities believes we are on the brink of a revolution in attitudes to circumcision. Richard Feachem, executive... Read more »

An article about HIV stats in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, allot of attention has been focused on AIDS in Africa. Since most people can not be there to see for themselves what is happening, I believe it is very important to read Read more »