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Impact Of Hiv On The Economy In Africa

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...count has dropped to 8, we would assume he had been infected for a number of years, perhaps 7 to 10.As for learning more about HIV/AIDS, both you and your husband should avail yourselves of the wealth of information on this site, in its archives... Read more »

Husband tested Poz

Dr Bob, Thanks very much for answering my question, atleast I have spoken to someone about it. I wanted to tell my friends but am afraid they might gossip and laugh at us. please keep on answering to our questions because there are millions of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Jayne,You're welcome. It's unfortunate that "very educated" folks like your husband know so little about HIV/AIDS, a disease that currently infects over 33,000,000 and has resulted in over 25,000,000 deaths worldwide. Obviously our HIV/AIDS Read more »

Thinking about Africa

Dear Calvin,I am curious is there any way possible that I could go to Africa and help people that are suffering from AIDS/HIV. Do you know of any organizations Thank you
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
...Hello reader,As far as the HIV/AIDS epidemic is concerned, Sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world that is most affected by HIV/AIDS. An estimated 26.6 million Read more »

Husband tested poz

I am a lady aged 30, married some seven years ago. my husband was tested pz on 28 October after he had some fever for over two weeks. He started taking ARVs on 1st November 2010. since then todate i have been tested HIV negative 3 times, and my 10...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Jayne,Sorry to hear about your husband's recent HIV diagnosis. It is indeed possible that despite having unprotected sex with him you might still be HIV negative. Not every HIV Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Economist Magazine Examines Report on Economic Impact of AIDS in Africa

...United Kingdom Parliament and the Royal African Society that says the "most realistic estimates" of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa show that the disease has reduced the region's annual gross domestic product growth rate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS "to Make Less Impact on South African Economy"

... A new study by the University of Stellenbosch's Bureau for Economic Research suggests HIV/AIDS will have less of an economic impact in South Africa than predicted in earlier World Bank estimates. The 2003 World Bank Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Current Economic Assessments of HIV/AIDS Impact on World Economy Incomplete, Report Says

... Current assessments of how HIV/AIDS affects the world economy are incomplete, according to a report released on Tuesday by TD Economics , a financial analysis Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Study Finds AIDS Effort Helps Economies

...research indicating that the distribution of AIDS medicines is beneficial not only to patients' health but also to national economies. The researchers studied the impact of expanded AIDS drug access in six African nations. Their statistical... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...conference is boycotted by many foreign health officials and scientists because of U.S. policy barring entrance to foreigners with HIV/AIDS. The international conference scheduled to be held in Boston in 1992 is ultimately moved to Amsterdam. ... 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 from Canada, Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Reuters, September 18, 2001. 3. "AIDS In a New Millennium: A Grim Picture With Glimmers of Hope"; UNAIDS Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic, World Health Organization, June 2000. 4. "S. African Finmin Modeling Fiscal Impact of AIDS";... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ends up debunking exaggerated numbers put forth by groups like the Swiss-based UNAIDS (the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS). "As he gripped each thread of questioning, expecting AIDS orthodoxy to resolve his growing anxiety with solid... Read more »