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How Many People Are Affected By Hiv And Aids In Africa

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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 accounts for 60% of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kerry Victory Would "Profoundly" Affect World's Response to HIV/AIDS, U.N. Envoy for AIDS in Africa Says

A victory for Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry (Mass.) in Tuesday's election would "profoundly affect the world's response to AIDS," U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis has said, according to the Toronto Star ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women in Africa Most Affected by HIV/AIDS, Need Own U.N. Agency to Address Needs, U.N. Special Envoy Lewis Says

HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects women and girls in Africa, necessitating a new U.N. agency to focus specifically on women and HIV/AIDS, U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Friday said at a news conference, Reuters Canada ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

what can people do to help you and others affected by HIV

Dr. Bob, I have been looking through this forum for a while now and am really touched by the work that you do. I really do and i speak from my heart. Instead of being upset at the world after your infection you are out there helping people cope with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thank you for your very kind comments. What's my secret to being so optimistic about life??? Gosh, I'm not sure I have one. I just feel our very temporary existence on this incredible planet, including our very lives, loves, sex... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their...
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
I am not sure when you say "10" what that refers to. In some African countries, as much as 30% of the adult population is HIV antibody positive. Because of the poor access to expensive HIV drugs many of these people will progress to AIDS... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We can not look at the global HIV pandemic through the lenses of the West's experience with this virus.Africa is indeed burning. This is no mistake and to believe so is to risk being considered a denialist. Testing of blood with from blood... Read more »

burn out at old hiv-pioneers (OLDER PEOPLE AND HIV/AIDS)

Hi Dr. Bob.Mikel again from Germanys online-support hotline :-)on world aids day i will be interviewed by a radiochannel to the subject of "getting old with hiv"gee, I am just 48 and within the hiv-community i am rated as "older"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mikel,Hopefully the information below will help with your interview. By the way, HIV "daddies" can still be hot! Stay well.Dr. Bobdata & longevityJun 22, 2007 Hi: thank you for all the insightfull information. I am compelled to... Read more »
Connect With Others

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

People Affected By HIV Support Group

Posted by Anonymous
I would like to invite anyone who has a friend or family member with HIV - and is needing to talk about this - to a new email group called HIV Affected. This support group will consist of others just like you, people who don't know where to... Read more »

Look, People In Africa are Just like Denialists

Posted by BabyPeanut, 1 Reply
Dying of AIDS in Nigeria: A young man's life ends in loneliness and pain

By GLENN McKENZIE -- Associated Press

BILLIRI, Nigeria (AP) -- When David Daudu read the blood test showing he was infected with the AIDS virus, he ripped up the hospital's...
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Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »