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Orphans Affected By Aids And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNICEF, UNAIDS Launch Campaign to Increase Global Support for Children Affected, Orphaned By HIV/AIDS

UNICEF , UNAIDS and other partners on Tuesday launched a campaign to garner funding and support for children affected by HIV/AIDS, the Chicago Tribune reports. The campaign -- called Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS -- will focus on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Newspapers Examine How HIV/AIDS Affecting Children, Orphans in Africa

The Washington Post on Saturday examined the plight of AIDS orphans in Ethiopia. Although Ethiopia has a "far lower" HIV/AIDS prevalence than some other African countries, such as South Africa and Zimbabwe, the country has the highest prevalence... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Approves Bill to Protect World's Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Many of Them Affected by AIDS

The House on Tuesday voted 415-9 to approve a bill (HR 1409 ) that aims to protect orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, many of whom are affected by HIV/AIDS, the Tri-Valley Herald reports. The bill, introduced by Rep.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

AIDS ORPHANS IN KENYA- EFFECTS ON THEIR NUTRITIONAL NEEDS

I work for an international non-profit based in Kenya. We work with hundreds of AIDS orphans and are concerned about their nutritional needs as the disease spreads to them. They are weakened by the fact they are orphans. Can you suggest books,...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
There are a couple of web sites that should provide materials helpful for you. The National Pediatric HIV Resource Center (www.pedhivaids.org), an informational site for health care providers, has a Nutrition and Pediatric HIV Reference List that... Read more »

Working with AIDS orphans

Bonsoir!I am the director of an NGO called Children of the Dawn, which specialises in community care of orphaned and vulnerable children in rural South Africa (www.childrenofthedawn.org.za) We presently care for 228 rural children. 70% of them are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Salut Magali,Your work as founder and director of Children of the Dawn is laudable. Regarding prevention measures to be taken while working with HIV-positive children, common sense should prevail. It is important to note that HIV is not transmitted... Read more »

Patients Taking "Orphaned" Treatment Regimens

I am HIV positive, and have been so since March of 1996. My current labs are a viral load <50, and a CD4 of 1108. I am taking Videx 200mg 2x a day, Epivir 150mg 2x day and Fortovase 1600mg 2x day. This is the initial drug regimen I was placed...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
I agree with you. There are a lot of folks who have trouble adhering to a regimen such as you are on (number of pills, dosing frequency and dietary restrictions). That is why the doctors have wanted to switch your regimen. There probably are simpler... Read more »

negative side affects treatment against possible hiv aids

A relation of mine was mugged and bitten several times,as a preventation against possible hiv aids he was given the normal medication ATR.Now he has no energy,has large weight loss,has to lay down many times daily.What can we do to bolster his...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Symptoms due to HIV drugs vary depending on which regimen is used. Those symptoms generally reverse quickly once the meds are stopped (used for up to 4 weeks for prevention situations like you describe). There is no vitamin therapy proven to... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

New Emagazine for hiv affected and infected.

Posted by kicker, 1 Reply
Ok, so a little background. A few months ago, after finding out I was positive and not knowing what to do, I decided that I would create a website devoted to people affected and infected by HIV. I had multiple reasons for this, one my neg partner... Read more »