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Hiv Positive Orphans In Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Orphans in Southern Africa Do Not Pose Security Threat, Report Says

HIV/AIDS orphans in Southern Africa might not pose the security threat suggested by some analysts, according to a new publication by the Institute for Security Studies , South Africa's Business Day reports. Robyn Pharoah, a senior researcher for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Newspapers Examine How HIV/AIDS Affecting Children, Orphans in Africa

The Washington Post on Saturday examined the plight of AIDS orphans in Ethiopia. Although Ethiopia has a "far lower" HIV/AIDS prevalence than some other African countries, such as South Africa and Zimbabwe, the country has the highest prevalence... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4.2 Million Children Are AIDS Orphans in West, Central Africa

In West and Central Africa, more than 4.2 million 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... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Salut Magali,Your 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... Read more »

HIV positive in Africa

I come from and live in Africa. I was diagonised positive in 2003 and started a combination of Stavudine, Nevirapine & Lamivudine the same month because my CD 4 count was 176 after six months my CD4 was up to 396. I felt really great and could...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.You are currently taking a pretty popular treatment for persons in much of the developing world (Africa and Asia). It seems like you've had a very nice improvement in your CD4 cell count and excellent viral... Read more »

Sex with an HIV positive prostitute in Nigeria( west Africa)

Dr Wohl, I appreciate your answer last two weeks. I'm from Nigeria, age 26. I had protected sex with an HIV positive prostitute on the 6th of August, 2011 in Nigeria(west Africa). I discovered she has HIV that same day we had sex. I experience...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The reason your tests are negative for HIV is that you are not HIV infected. These are good tests and they are consistent. Neuropathy is not something that occurs within weeks of HIV exposure. I recommend you see a medical doctor and find out... Read more »

Patients Taking "Orphaned" Treatment Regimens

I am HIV positive, and have been so since March of 1996. My current labs are a viral load <50, and a CD4 of 1108. I am taking Videx 200mg 2x a day, Epivir 150mg 2x day and Fortovase 1600mg 2x day. This is the initial drug regimen I was placed...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
I agree with you. There are a lot of folks who have trouble adhering to a regimen such as you are on (number of pills, dosing frequency and dietary restrictions). That is why the doctors have wanted to switch your regimen. There probably are simpler... Read more »
Connect With Others

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)
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1) Position: Provincial Coordinator, Orphaned and... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
hi
i hope that i can 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... Read more »