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Impact Of Hiv On The Economy Sector 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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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 »

Does Hep C impact HIV seroconversion / window period?

I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on the internet regarding whether coinfection would delay HIV seroconversion. Several sites and articles are stating that it would, but they all cite a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is much confusion about this point.The CDC recommends that health care workers who are exposed to a HIV/HCV coinfected patients get HIV testing at baseline, six, and 12 weeks after exposure. However, if - and only if - the healthcare Read more »

Difference between HIV impact and hereditary issues?

Hello. I am female, 32yrs old, and have been HIV+ since 1990 (based on history, though I was not tested until 1998.) When I tested + (and at that time we did the double-test-to-confirm) I immediately began meds - but they nearly killed me... then...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...It is very unlikely that any of the stuff that has come after HIV is HIV infection related, except for the thrush and recurrent pneumonia. I can't comment on why various tests were negative or 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
...thousand years after the Sumerians invented glue! Apparently common sense isn't doing the trick here!So why is this a problem for HIVers? Well, 44% of Americans are quite confident Jesus is going to return to Earth within the next 50 years. This... 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

South Africa -- Volkswagen Unveils Project to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Volkswagen South Africa this week became the largest employer in the local automotive sector to launch an ambitious program to tackle HIV/AIDS. The program, which will launch next week, involves voluntary testing and is designed both to prevent... 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 »
UNAIDS

UNAIDS Releases New Data Highlighting the Devastating Impact of AIDS in Africa

...Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released data today about the unprecedented devastation AIDS is causing in African societies and economies. Over 28 million Africans are living with HIV today, and in some countries over 30% of the adult population... 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 »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 how my... Read more »