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Impact Of Hiv Aids In Africa

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...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 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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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
...exposure in actual fact." Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how.2. "Looking back I should not have gotten (PEP) . . . ." Once... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 ( - 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 »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your mother told you not to talk about it and your father said that HIV only happens in dirty places and to dirty people?!!?? It always amazes me that 25 years into this global pandemic and with over Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safely enjoy a sacred genocide! Isn't it time we all helped these misguided folks come to their senses? Not only because of HIV/AIDS and lies about condom efficacy, but for the common good of all mankind as well! I'll reprint the question you... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Washington Post Examines PEPFAR's Impact on HIV/AIDS in Africa

...The AP/ Washington Post on Sunday examined the impact of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on the burden of HIV/AIDS in African countries. According to the AP/ Post, "countless Africans ... will always be grateful to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Researchers Release Preliminary Findings of Study on HIV/AIDS' Future Impact in Africa

...School of Economics and Political Science recently presented preliminary findings of a two-year study on the possible impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa over the next two decades, VOANews reports (Drudge, VOANews , 4/30). AIDS in Africa: ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Citizen / Examines Potential Impact of EU-India Free Trade Agreement on HIV/AIDS Patients in Developing Countries

...potential impact a free-trade agreement between the EU and India currently under negotiation could have on patients living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The article notes the concerns by some that provisions within the EU-India trade... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Universities in East Africa to Take Part in Study Examining Impact of HIV/AIDS on Community

... A study aimed at examining the effects on HIV/AIDS on universities in East Africa is scheduled to start in October, Tanzania's The Citizen reports. According to officials Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head of the one of the world's largest Aids charities believes we are on the brink of a revolution in attitudes to circumcision. Richard Feachem, executive... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »

Mozambique HIV/AIDS Programme National Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
...Vacancy: ActionAid Mozambique HIV/AIDS Programme National Coordinator ************** ActionAid Mozambique has an established HIV/AIDS programme working with local Read more »