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How Many People Are Current Living With Hiv In The World

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ACRIA and GMHC

Could a New Tax Save the Lives of Millions of People With HIV Around the World?

In 2005, world leaders promised that all people in poor countries who needed HIV treatment would have it by 2010. But according to a new report by the World Health Organization, only 5.25 million of the 15 million who need it are receiving HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Discuss Travel Restrictions Around the World for People Living With HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS advocates on Tuesday at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City discussed travel restrictions around the world for people living with HIV/AIDS, the AP/ Los Angeles Times reports. Developed countries say such... Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

Introduction: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS Around the World

The purpose of this document is to examine the relationship between HIV/AIDS and housinginstability. Adequate housing is a human right and a necessary foundation to fulfill other rightsand to enjoy a decent quality of life. While poverty is linked... Read more »
Ask the Experts

How long does HIV live after coming into the outside worlds,since I masturbated in the water where many people take bath and ejaculate?

Sir,I am 20 years old and staying the hostel.Once when I was bathing I masturbated by rubbing my sensitive lower part of the penis on the floor of the bathroom.Before doing this I poured water on the floor and then only I rubbed my penis there.I am...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not known to be transmitted to you when your body has contact with the environment. HIV is only known to be transmitted to adults through sex or blood contact (primarily needle-sharing). There are multiple reasons for this, one being that HIV... Read more »

Your amazing work allows people to face the world - $1000 dollar donation

Dear Dr Bob,I recently had posted on your forum about a possible low risk HIV exposure (received BJ from 2 strippers and performed cunnilingus). After becoming a severely obsessed "Worried Well" your posts and inspirations helped to quell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Steve,First and foremost, WOO-HOO! Congratulations on your definitive and conclusive negative HIV tests!Thank you for writing in to share the good news. Your personal testimonial will help countless others who are still trapped in their own... Read more »

How many people in the world get AIDS?

How many people in the world get AIDS (ie: one out of...)?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
One out of every 162 people on the face of the Earth is HIV-positive. This number is mind-boggling. The majority of these HIV-infected people live in sub-Saharan Africa. Please surf thebody.com for lots more information.... Read more »

How long are people living with HIV, IF DETECTED EARLY AND THEY ARE TAKING MEDS AS PRESCRIBED?

hi Dr.Sherer, how long does the average person live who is living with HIV if he /she was diagnosed early enough , take meds as prescribed, exercises, and easts health in these days of the disease? I am 22 and was diagnosed a few month , it is...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
In the current era of HIV treatment, 80-85% of people have a response to ART like yours, with full viral suppression and rising CD4 cells. The estimates for long term survival are highest for someone who 'gets it right' with the very... Read more »
Connect With Others

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

Current Treatment Options, and Prospects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to know, how good are the currently available treatments, and what are the prospects for newly infected persons? The new drugs, anounced at the Retroconference, when do you think they will be available, and what effect are they going to... Read more »