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Poverty And Hiv-positive Children In Africa

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf
Ask the Experts

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...spending toward strategic goals, including helping the world's weakest states to build healthy and educated communities, reduce poverty, develop markets, and generate wealth. He will also help weak states to fight terrorism, halt the spread of... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...spending toward strategic goals, including helping the world's weakest states to build healthy and educated communities, reduce poverty, develop markets, and generate wealth. He will also help weak states to fight terrorism, halt the spread of... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...spending toward strategic goals, including helping the world's weakest states to build healthy and educated communities, reduce poverty, develop markets, and generate wealth. He will also help weak states to fight terrorism, halt the spread of... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...5% of their body weight during any six-month period. Weight loss was significantly associated with nausea, diarrhea, thrush, poverty, history of drug use, CD4 cell count below 200 cells/mm3, and HIV viral load above 100,000 copies/mL. The authors... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Often Neglected in HIV/AIDS Testing, Treatment, Rwandan Official Says

...HIV-positive children in Rwanda. She said efforts are ongoing to integrate HIV/AIDS programs in the country's Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (Namata, New Times/AllAfrica.com, 6/11). Back to other news for June 2008 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Challenges and Protective Influences for Socio-Emotional Coping of HIV-Positive Adolescents in South Africa: A Qualitative Investigation

...socio-emotional coping may be "compromised due to the late roll-out of [antiretrovirals] and challenges to caregiving contexts including poverty, stigma, and minimally supported foster care arrangements," the authors concluded. "There is a need... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/AllAfrica.com Examines Effect of Drought on HIV-Positive People in Kenya's Makunei District

...Welthungerhilfe , also known as German Agro Action, estimates that more than 60% of the district's population has incomes below the poverty level, and at least 45% of the children are malnourished. Although the provincial government provides... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Worsens Condition of Malnourished Children, Pregnant Women in Kenya

...Turkana has "many neglected issues that are more important to people than HIV ... like food insecurity, water, education and poverty. If people have no water and are hungry, how can you talk to them about HIV?" (IRIN/AllAfrica.com, 11/2). Back... Read more »
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Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...everywhere who have been socially marginalized or even ostracized because of their sexual orientation, their use of drugs, their poverty or their gender. On the 25th anniversary of AIDS first being identified in the United States, our global... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...no chance to escape. I have experienced myself --at a trial in Canada (I was ordered to as an expert of AZT), how healthy kids were taken away from their mother who had been HIV+ for 15 years and who was allowed to refuse anti-retroviral... Read more »

At Last Some Good News(but where is USA?)

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...means poor countries with high H.I.V. infection rates would not have to ask themselves, Shall I save three 20-year-olds or two kids? Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...align its HIV assistance within the broader context of country-determined national development priorities, as articulated in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers. The bank provides countries with technical support in the development of funding... Read more »