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How Many Countries Have Been Affected By AIDS

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

...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 extending the lives of parents and caregivers. PEPFAR also provides prevention...
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Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...its share to meet the Millennium Development Goals, including halving the number of people who die of tuberculosis and/or are affected by malaria. In 2005, Obama cosponsored the International Cooperation to Meet the Millennium Development Goals... Read more »

free condoms

Dear doctor, For school I'm doing research on HIV spread in developing countries and I would like to know if free condoms can reduce the amount of HIV infected people in developing countries. Bo Wong
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that teach proper condom use have been shown to dramatically decrease STDs, including HIV, in both developed and developing countries. Dr. Bob Read more »

segments of population affected

Which segments of the population are most affected by the AIDS epidemic?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Simply put, EVERY segment of thepopulation has been significantly affected by this epidemic, in one respector another. Not everyone has put themselves at risk of infection. But thisdisease has significantly Read more »

Why a rise in AIDS?

I am researching the rise in AIDS cases over the past ten years. If I haveheard correctly, it is not due to rise in homosexuality. Can you please giveme some insight on this topic? Thank You.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program for your question.When it comes to AIDS, we're really seeing 2 epidemics in the inDeveloping/"Third World" Countries, and the other in "Westernized" Countries. The number of cases of HIV transmission among Homosexual/Bisexual men... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reuters AlertNet Examines How Lack of Experienced Nurses in Kenya Affects Country's Efforts Against HIV/AIDS

... Reuters AlertNet on Tuesday examined how the increasing number of experienced Kenyan nurses who seek work abroad has affected the country's "fight" against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Many nurses in Kenya receive an average monthly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Should Establish Initiative to Mobilize Health Workers to Countries Affected by HIV/AIDS, Commentary Says

...and a "restatement of the U.S. commitment to the global community." A U.S. initiative to mobilize health workers to countries affected by HIV/AIDS would be a "small program with a big footprint," Mullan writes, concluding, "Like the Peace Corps,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Should Create Organization to Mobilize Health Care Workers to Countries Most Affected by HIV/AIDS, IOM Panel Says

...States should create an HIV/AIDS "Peace Corps" to send health care workers to "fill the yawning doctor gap" in countries most affected by the pandemic, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Swaziland's King "Sets Poor Example" for Country Deeply Affected by HIV/AIDS, Article Says

... Swaziland -- where one in three people between ages 15 and 49 are HIV-positive, according to UNAIDS -- has the highest HIV prevalence in the world, and King Mswati III is the "elephant in the room Read more »
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Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

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...provide vision, strategic team leadership, management guidance and overall oversight for the successful execution of the annual Country Operating Plan negotiated with USG/Rw. .The CoP/Rw ensures that AIDSRelief consortium members maintain a... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...people on antiretrovirals increased three-fold, including a doubling in 2005 alone. In sub-Saharan Africa, the most heavily affected region, the number of people on HIV treatment increased eight-fold in 2004 and 2005. As a result, an estimated... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...AIDS-related opportunistic infections like pneumonia, Kaposi's sarcoma, tuberculosis and candida can kill. HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE AFFECTED? * Worldwide, 39 million people are infected with HIV/AIDS. * Sub-Saharan Africa remains the hardest-hit... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...delegation and their representatives. Find ways to ensure that the representatives of the entire NGO PCB Delegation are fully involved in the work of the PCB. Ensure full attendance and participation of all its NGO delegates representatives at... Read more »