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How Many People In Africa Are Poteintaly Affected With Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

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...
Ask the Experts

A big thank you, conclusiveness of test and good vibes from South Africa!

Dear Dr. Frascino,Firstly I would like to THANK YOU for your EXCELLENT ADVICE to all of us out here. The internet can sure become very confusing on this topic and you seem to cut to the chase every time with your advice. You have been my beacon of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Admirer from South Africa,Thanks for your kind comments and good vibes! Both are warmly appreciated.First a couple comments:1. I agree with your assessment Read more »

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
...greater spotted nosed variety. The two different strains of SIV have a viral quickie (see, some type of fusion sex really was involved after all!) and BINGO! a new strain of SIV is born. This new strain has the capability of mutating in humans.... Read more »

HIV treatment not available in Africa, how long until I die?

Hi Sir,I am 43 years old male recently diagnosed HIV postive (may-June 2007) with CD4 (435) I am from Africa and cannot afford medication, like to know how will I die and how soon without treatment, will I suffer pain? will people know I am an AIDs...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...typically people start developing symptoms when the counts drop below 100. There is no way to know how long this will take for any individual, but several years would be an average time-line. There is also no way to predict exactly how someone... Read more »

Don't forget your friends in Africa! We also need drugs!

Dear Sir-I am a young woman from Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and I have recently been diagnosed with HIV. I have been reading quite a bit about the exciting new drugs that are now available. Are these drugs only available to the Western World? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...form Namibia,Thank you for writing. I'm sorry to hear about your recent HIV diagnosis. Namibia is one of the top five HIV/AIDS-affected countries in the world with an adult HIV prevalence of 22.5%. Like many parts of Africa, HIV infection in... Read more »
Articles
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

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

... Approximately 18.6 million people in East and Southern Africa were HIV-positive at the end of 2002, according to World Health Organization statistics presented Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...few have made it intolater-stage, large-scale Phase III trials. There have been three large Phase III trials. The first two involved avaccine candidate called AIDSVAX. They were completed in 2003 and did not showany evidence that the vaccine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Lewis Urges Zambia to Adopt Clear HIV/AIDS Policy, Provide Antiretrovirals

...treat 100,000 HIV-positive people by 2005. One in five people in Zambia is HIV-positive, and people ages 15 to 49 are the most affected group ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 11/4/04). Chituwo said over 17,000 people in Zambia currently are... Read more »
Connect With Others

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
...find someone i can chat with here. this is my 3rd year poz - it caused the breakup of my marriage. anyhow, i am a 38 year old african beauty living in africa -and i am lonely - would like to meet other african poz professionals women or men so we... 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 »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...resulted in a statement which said, in part, "The data are clear and must not be obscured by wishful thinking. No organization or individual should try to suppress the facts. That way lies disaster."(5) No truer statement has been uttered... Read more »

Christian HIV persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Friends We would like to ask your prayers regarding the following: Our ministry Grace Fellowship, has been involved for the past ten years with poor and needy people in South Africa. Recently Jesus has been directing our heart towards the... Read more »