How Common Is Aids In The United States

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

... What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat
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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Denialism.Dr. BobProve that HIV causes AIDSJan 16, 2009 There is a lot of talk on here about Duesberg and the Perth Group. You say that their so called 'dangerous' beliefs have been disputed time and time again yet this is not true. Many of the... Read more »

HIV TEST AT 14 Weeks?/Canada and U.S.A. testing

At testing clinics throughout Canada they always reccomend that someone mustwait 14 weeks after a possible exposure, prior to being tested. With all the conflictinginformation could it mean that little is understood about seroconversion? Could you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...althoughthis would not be considered conclusive. But a 6 month test is the mostaccurate time to be tested. Hotlines in the United States mention the 6 month waiting period to take intoconsideration all realistic circumstances as to when... Read more »

Gene may hold key to neutralizing HIV: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The AIDS virus is especially hard to fight because few people develop antibodies to neutralize it, but U.S. researchers said on Thursday they have found an immunity gene that may offer a new way to fight back. They said the gene...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for the information. The Apobec 3 story is one we've been monitoring. Please note this is very early research, so don't look for it on your pharmacy shelves anytime soon. By the way, did you have a question?Dr. Bob Read more »

quick question re hiv & travel to U.S.

does a person from outside the US have to be tested negative for hiv before coming to US short-term, ie for a holiday?
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
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States to Provide $66M to Zambia This Year for Fight Against HIV/AIDS, U.S. Ambassador Says

...The United States is expected to give $66 million to Zambia this year to help the country fight its HIV/AIDS epidemic, one of the worst in the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana President Mogae Concerned HIV/AIDS Funds Pledged by United States Going to U.S. Military Operations

...President Festus Mogae in an interview during the Commonwealth Summit in Nigeria on Saturday said that he was concerned that U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan could be "diverting crucial money" pledged by the Bush administration to... Read more »

U.S. Conference on AIDS and the Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Howard Koh, HHS I was honored to attend this year's United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) and present at the closing session. In addition to speaking at that event, I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Gives Ethiopia Over $84 Million to Fight HIV/AIDS

... According to an agreement signed today in Addis Ababa, the United States will provide Ethiopia with more than $84 million to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. The agreement strives to enhance common planning, Read more »