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What Is HIV?

...HIV-positive people who are on treatment can expect to live well into their 60s and beyond -- and the estimates keep getting closer to those of HIV-negative people as HIV meds become more and more effective. What Should a Person Do After They Test Positive? If you've already tested positive for HIV, then there are tests a doctor can do to see whether your HIV is progressing, and whether it's wise to start taking HIV medications . For...
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aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately, it's likely we may never know all the exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been Read more »

I had Yellow fever vaccination

Dr David Wohl,Dr. Wohl I m Women and Im 33 years old and Im HIV since 10 Years. I had Yellow fever vaccination in January, 2006 before I go to Africa I did not know that Yellow fever was not good for People living with HIV/AIDS,Then When I return ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Tania,I do not think that the yellow fever vaccine is causing the problems you now have. It is more likely something else is making you feel ill. Please talk with your doctor. Let them know about your symptoms so they can check for anemia or... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Africa is projected to greatly outpace treatment resources by the end of the decade, according to a report released Monday Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...the statistics at the opening of a three-day workshop, titled "Scaling Up Access to Care and Treatment for People Living with HIV/AIDS in the East and Southern African Sub-Region." The statistics also show that of the 42 million HIV/AIDS cases in... 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 accounts for 60% of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Concludes Africa Trip With Stop in Nigeria; Sees Effects of HIV/AIDS in Person

...HIV/AIDS and talked to health officials, the Los Angeles Times reports. Bush attended a round-table discussion with medical personnel at Nigeria's National Hospital in Abuja and also met with women who have benefited from programs to prevent... Read more »
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starting a HIV/AIDS charity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 that people... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Key facts about HIV/AIDS Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The world's Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
...Opportunity: VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa ******* VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator, Southern Africa UK 20,542 (GBP) Based in Read more »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous
... Description: The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in... Read more »