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How Many Women Are Living With Hiv Aids Worldwide

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27...
Ask the Experts

Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is fine with me. Her disease is not active or full blown. Is it all right to have anal sex with her if we take it slow and easy and use lots of K-Y...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Let me clarify a few points for you:1.There is no such thing as an HIV infection that is "not active."2.We don't use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown Read more »

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I have found this website and Dr. Bob to be simply fabulous. How do I donate?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not-for-profit charitable organization whose sole mission is to provide crucial services for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS worldwide and to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through advocacy and education. Donation... Read more »

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of discrimination...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Dear Lela, There are indeed very good sites for information about discrimination against women with HIV. I suggest starting with a strong one and then following the links from that site. A good starting place is this Website--TheBody.com Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Director Fauci Discusses Effect of HIV/AIDS on Women, Microbicide Research

...statement released on Saturday in recognition of International Women's Day discussed microbicide research and the effects of HIV/AIDS on women, CQ HealthBeat reports. Fauci in the statement said that in the U.S., the percentage of adults and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Call for Increased Investment in Women, Girls Worldwide to Address Issues Such as HIV/AIDS

... Advocates worldwide ahead of International Women's Day on Saturday highlighted issues such as HIV/AIDS, gender equality, discrimination, violence against women and the need to invest in women and girls, the AP/PR-Inside.com reports. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya to Host First International Conference on Women, HIV/AIDS

...leaders and policymakers, according to a YWCA statement. According to the statement, the summit aims to address the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls and will examine issues such as violence against women, poverty and children's rights, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Women's Day 2004 Focuses on Impact of HIV/AIDS Pandemic on Women

... International Women's Day 2004 -- which is Monday, March 8 -- focuses on "women and girls and HIV/AIDS" and serves as a day "both to celebrate women and to raise awareness about their situation," according to UNAIDS Deputy Executive Read more »
Connect With Others

Would like to profile women w/HIV/AIDS for TV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...television show called Lifetime Live. It is a news show for women: I would like to provide the opportunity to two women with AIDS to tell their stories: a young woman in her teens and an older professional woman. Please e-mail me with your... Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV, but I am grateful that the medical community has stepped up to address our needs. Doctors are more tuned in to positive womens special concerns than ever before. There is research on how the disease and the treatments affect womens bodies.... Read more »

Living with HIV as a Young Woman

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference Read more »

I'm 23 and Living with HIV: One Woman's Story

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference Read more »