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How Do People In Africa Get Aids

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aids in Africa

How come so many people in Africa have aids?
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Poor countries,no prevention,no safe sex,no adequate treatment for positive cases,ethnic and cultural issues. Read more »

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... 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

Number of People Living With HIV/AIDS in Africa to Outpace Treatment Resources by 2020, IOM Report Finds

...unless intervening forces come into play," according to the blog. The report "recommends that both the United States and individual African nations develop ten-year strategic 'roadmaps' for combating AIDS, and that these prioritize... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly 19 Million People Living With HIV/AIDS in East, Southern Africa, According to WHO

... Approximately 18.6 million people in East and Southern Africa were HIV-positive at the end of 2002, according to World Health Organization statistics presented Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Grassroots Volunteers in Southern Africa Provide Support for People Living With, Affected by HIV/AIDS

... Grassroots volunteers in southern Africa increasingly are acting as support networks for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, the Christian Science Monitor reports. The United Nations estimates that southern Africa Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Risk of AIDS or Death in People Infected With HIV-1 Before Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

...Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues examined 1,399 HIV-positive people residing in Cape Town who had no access to antiretroviral drugs or who were receiving zidovudine only and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Mission to Africa

Posted by jenv, 2 Replies
...Hello all, I am looking for help with my mission to Africa. If anyone has any advice on how I can get people to help let me know and visit my web site www.childrenswelfaregroup.com Thanks to all Read more »

starting a HIV/AIDS charity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...lm an HIV positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,I wanted to start an orgaization to help people with HIV/Aids in my country of birth and Africa .Now l feel the need everyday as l read about the many hardships... Read more »

Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
...You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at Read more »

Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
...You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at Read more »