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Impact Of Hiv On The Economy

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...develop Kaposi's sarcoma or KS (a cancer-like disease caused by a herpesvirus) Women tend to be diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing ...
Ask the Experts

Infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure?

It sounds insane but it makes sense. More people infected and more efforts to find a cure. If 1 billion people are HIV positive the urgency to stop the epidemic would be much higher than it is actually, considering also the impact on the economy and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...way I strongly disagree with your conjecture that this "makes sense." Insanity seldom does. There may be some ways to speed HIV research, but your idea is certainly not one of them.Dr. Bob Read more »

Sorry I'm Late

Hey there. I promised you I'd donate every year. My 08 donation is a little late, I apologize. The economy is a bit rough, but no excuse...It is nice to see your updated picture on the www.concertedeffort.com website. You're getting a little...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...generosity is returned to me one thousand fold. Karma rocks!Thank you for your tax-deductible gift to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. Your one gift will touch many lives. On behalf of those lives, please accept my heartfelt thanks.Be... Read more »

Obama got it ! Woohoo!

Hey Doc, Hope you're doing fine. Obama finally did it. It's awesome. Let's take on John McCain now and kick his butt too :) Anyways, miss you !! I used to read the forum every day, but nowadays much less frequently due to busy schedule. But you,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with Barrack and get this party started!!! His commitment to science and common sense should have a significant impact on HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and treatment! BRAVO OBAMA! WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob Read more »

impacts of aids

what are the socio-economic impacts of aids in a developing contry?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I think you should contact the CDC to get information on this. I am not qualified to respond. Read more »
Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Papua New Guinea Should Boost HIV Prevention Efforts to Prevent Impact on Economy, Labor Force, Report Says

...Morning Herald reports. According to the report, if HIV prevention measures are not increased, the virus could have a negative impact on the country's economy and labor force. The report estimates that 118,000 people, or 2% of the population,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Groups Stress Economic Impact of HIV

... AIDS service organizations and advocacy groups in South Carolina are warning legislators that state funding for HIV/AIDS is not keeping 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 report said the epidemic... Read more »
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Just over a year being HIV +...

Posted by wonderbread, 4 Replies
...Well I found out at the end of 2008 that I was HIV+. Since then my CD4 have been around 1000 and my viral load just under 5000 (as of September 09). I am a very lucky guy to have 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 »

Will my HIV+ partner still want to be with me

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...We share a very deep love for each other and we've had some marvelous experiences in the past 3 years. While I know that HIV does change things, what I'm concerned about is that eventually he may decide for my sake (and his) it would be better... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...to our health care systems and us worldwide. A simple exercise in these directions and implementation would have an enormous impact on the fight against AIDS! We are all here together, connected. Nothing is happening to just one of us, but... Read more »