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Impact Of Hiv On Life Expectancy In Africa

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HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

... HIV/AIDS has reduced the life expectancy in Zimbabwe, but the country's overall population growth remains unchanged as births continue to outpace deaths, according to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: African Delegates Gather to Plan Joint Response to AIDS Pandemic

...of the Commission for HIV/AIDS and Governors in Africa. Nearly 30 million people in Africa are currently living with HIV, and life expectancy has dropped below 40 years in many countries, including Mozambique, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Examines Growing Impact of Private Sector on Botswana's Anti-AIDS Efforts

...1.6 million people are HIV-positive. By 2010, more than 50% of the country's children will be AIDS orphans, and the average life expectancy will have fallen from 47 years to 27 years ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 7/10). In 2000, the diamond... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly One Million Zimbabwean Children Have Lost One or Both Parents to AIDS-Related Illnesses, UNICEF Official Says

...involved in hazardous forms of labor" (Herald/AllAfrica.com, 12/20). About 26% of Zimbabwe's population is HIV-positive, and life expectancy has fallen from age 52 to 37 since 1990, according to SAPA/News24.com . Zimbabwe is in its "worst... Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your life expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else ... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...United Nations predicts ?AIDS will cut population by 300 million; 300 million fewer people in the world by the year 2050 from the impact of AIDS.? The United Nations is predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40... Read more »

Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested in interviewing people on this subject. i have my own story and... Read more »