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How Many Women Are Living With Hiv Aids Worldwide

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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diagnosed aids cases statistics worldwide 1983-1996

I need to know the total diagnosed AIDS cases through the years of 1983-1996 the total of each year and the increase or decrease as the years passed. And the total diagnosed cases of AIDS to date....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The following statistics are taken from the "HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Newsletter (September 1997), published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Office of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted... Read more »

Dr. bobs genes (LIVING LONGER WITH HIV/AIDS)

hey Bob, r u like a long term survivor yourself. you have been poz for some time is this because of the new meds or just your excellent genes? can most new diagnosed persons expect to live a long life like 20 years is that norm with the meds today...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I seroconverted to HIV-positive following an occupational exposure in January 1991. So why am I still here when so many others who became virally enhanced around the same time have long since passed on to whatever comes next? Good question. There... Read more »

are men getting hiv from women in america?

hi dr. frascinoare men really getting infected with hiv from having sex with women in this country? i have still never met a poz guy who wasn't either a druggie or had an obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history. and i work with poz...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"An obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history???" and you say you're a nurse? Oh my, my, my . . . . Let me guess. You must come from one of those square states in the Middle Western part of the USA, right? And you work... Read more »

How can a HIV- woman live with a HIV+ man?

This question is in response to a woman who was contemplating marrying someone with HIV. My husband and I have been married for four years.Before the wedding,I did a lot of praying and sought advise from people in our church. But in the end it was...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
Thanks for sharing your personal story about a marriage where one is HIV+ and the other HIV-. The Body and I do not endorse or promote this "sperm-washing" procedure or other anecdotal treatments.... Read more »
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Volunteer help needed for women living with HIV/AIDS start-up

Posted by blueagave10, 1 Reply
PowerSourceTucson is an empowerment program for women living with HIV/AIDS in Tucson, AZ. I am 64 yo woman diagnosed with HIV at age 58. No services targeted to women other than support group at local clinic and annual makeover day.

Do you have... Read more »

to Women/Men Living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by christina719, 2 Replies
Hi. My name is Christina. I am currently a senior in high school, interested in pursuing a career in film-making/directing. I am not living with HIV or AIDS, my mother is. She was diagnosed when i was just 11 years old, seven years later, she is... Read more »

March 10 - National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted by blueagave10
Making plans for local events. Planning to partner with local group for free makeovers for women living with..., and working on the Mayor proclaiming the day.

Do you have skills you would like to offer as a volunteer to help with... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am working on a national 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... Read more »