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How Many People Die Each Year From Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among...
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how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we Read more »

Travel Ban Lifted (you haven't replied!)

Hello Dr.I sent an email telling you the good news of the travel ban lift 2 days ago. http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iIhMPqDtUc33IcguVjOgN-ZyJRuAApparently you have not read it! I know the travel ban does not make a difference to you on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...10% of funding to programs for orphans and vulnerable children, as well as allocate $2 billion for the Global Fund in fiscal year 2009. Both bills contain an existing requirement that organizations receiving PEPFAR aid have a policy that opposes... Read more »

TRAVEL BAN LIFTED!!

Congratulations to us doc. I just sent an email to you last week about Obama and the travel ban. Apparently Dubya did the first right thing in his career. http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/2008/07/the-hiv-travel.html...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...part of agreements with countries that receive PEPFAR aid. The Senate version also includes a provision that would ease U.S. HIV/AIDS travel restrictions.The House version of the legislation, which would allocate $50 billion for PEPFAR, passed in... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

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
...come up fairly frequently in this forum, particularly with the presidential election only ten weeks away. We have had eight years of failed leadership on domestic HIV issues, including insufficient funding for the Ryan White Program, attempts to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

... Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Older People Living With HIV/AIDS in Michigan Doubled Over Past Five Years

...The number of HIV-positive people age 50 and older living in Michigan has doubled over the past five years, from 1,135 in January 1999 to 2,394 in January 2004, the Detroit News reports. Although some HIV-positive people are living Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...40th anniversary of independence announced that the government aims to distribute antiretroviral drugs at no cost to 100,000 HIV-positive residents by the end of 2005, Reuters reports. Currently, about 12,000 people in the country receive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Legal Program for People With AIDS Marks 25 Years

...attorney until they get an eviction notice or a denial of services [from an insurance company]," Hirsch said. In the bleak early years of the epidemic, "A lot of what we were doing was responding to people who needed emergency wills," Hirsh... Read more »
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On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with ageing,... Read more »

Attitudes towards HIV and aids

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Hi, I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS. We are to find a research problem and a research question. I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for any input on... Read more »