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Hiv Positive Orphans In Africa

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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...Faithful, use Condoms), the prevention of infections from mothers to children, preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and care and support for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR focuses on strengthening the capacity of families to protect and care for orphans and vulnerable children by...
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Working with AIDS orphans

Bonsoir!I am the director of an NGO called Children of the Dawn, which specialises in community care of orphaned and vulnerable children in rural South Africa (www.childrenofthedawn.org.za) We presently care for 228 rural children. 70% of them are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...work as founder and director of Children of the Dawn is laudable. Regarding prevention measures to be taken while working with HIV-positive children, common sense should prevail. It is important to note that HIV is not transmitted by casual... Read more »

WELL DONE!!!

This is just a short note to express just how impressed i am with the work that you are doing.I happened across this site in my search to better undersatand this world. I come from Africa and live in a country where it is no exageration to say every...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It is we who should be thanking you for looking after and educating the AIDS orphans.AIDS has created over 14 million orphans wordwide. That's the equivalent of every child under five in America, with no one to Read more »

Thanks Dr Bob from Africa

Dr Bob, Thanks for answering my question and posting comments on Africa. I agree completely with what you said. But we (Africans) can't waste time crying, we have to act. And it starts with people like me who can, so am off to volunteer, hopefully...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bush/Cheney administration before landing her current job???I applaud your efforts to volunteer your time and resources to battle HIV/AIDS. I'm sure you will find it an enriching experience. It's also an excellent way to build wonderful cosmic... Read more »

Feet prob

Hi Dr Bob,Still hanging in there my feet are the only prob at moment finished my T B treatment last month they alike numb swollen a bit l dont understand them at all in mornings it is very sore to walk. Still my best Doc even you are faraway you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relief. Things can and will improve, and it's very encouraging that you are getting stronger day by day.The problem of AIDS orphans is heartbreaking. AIDS has created over 15 million orphans wordwide, (12 million of them in Sub-Saharan Africa).... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4.2 Million Children Are AIDS Orphans in West, Central Africa

...children have been orphaned by AIDS, Esther Guluma, UNICEF director for the region, said at the end of a conference in Dakar on HIV and children. At the end of last year, an estimated 1.3 percent of pregnant HIV-positive women were receiving... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN News/AllAfrica.com Profiles NGO's Work With AIDS Orphans, Elderly Caretakers in Southern Sudan

...organization -- which in 2005 was given a $36,000 grant by the British annual fund-raising event Comic Relief -- supports 44 AIDS orphans in the southern Sudanese town of Juba. SSOPO pays for the children's school fees and uniforms and gives... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: AIDS Fight May Be Changed by Religious Care for Orphans

...Foster. Of the 505 groups, 71 percent provided food or clothing; two-thirds gave school assistance; and more than half worked on HIV prevention with the orphans. They also visited orphans in their homes, established orphanages and day-care... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Orphans Growing as Adoptions Slow in South Africa

...orphans, only about 1,900 were adopted in 2007, said Skweyiya. "South Africa is facing a challenge of increasing numbers of orphaned children, abandoned babies, worrying levels of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children," he said. Almost... Read more »
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Jobs in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Vacancies: 24 - 28 July 2006 1) OVC provincial coordinator, Academy for Educational Development (AED) 2) Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) *********************** 1) Position: Provincial Coordinator, Orphaned... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...ability to do the math. Multiply the two little boys on that dirt road in Africa by a factor of 7 million. Thats the number of orphans AIDS has already left in its wake in sub-Saharan Africa alone. In the fight against AIDS, we are all... Read more »

Kami

Posted by BabyPeanut
...   She's cute and lovable and now Kami, the new South African Sesame Street character, is making her debut as an HIV-positive orphan to help children understand the virus. Fred Bridgland reports from Johannesburg   ... Read more »

DUDE's news

Posted by DUDE
...newly infected last year with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which causes AIDS. A total of 13.2 million children have been orphaned since the disease first spread. There are now 16 countries where more than one-tenth of the population aged... Read more »