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Sub-saharan Africa And Hiv Prevalence

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Don't forget your friends in Africa! We also need drugs!

Dear Sir-I am a young woman from Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and I have recently been diagnosed with HIV. I have been reading quite a bit about the exciting new drugs that are now available. Are these drugs only available to the Western World? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in Namibia to provide care. Check with your local Ministry of Health. I assure you that I have not "forgotten my friends" in Sub-Saharan Africa. My foundation is continuing to do everything it can to provide crucial services to men, women, and... Read more »

HIV in sub-Sahara Africa

I read in one of your answers that in sub-Saharan Africa, the rate of HIV transmission in males is... Read more »

AIDS and homosexuality

Is it true that male homosexuals are more likely to be infected by HIV? If it is true, then what is... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV, Malaria Interaction Increases Prevalence of Both Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Says

... The interaction between HIV and malaria is increasing the prevalence of both diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study published in the Dec. 8 issue of the journal Science , the Washington Post reports ( Washington Post Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Article Examines Relationship Between Malnutrition, HIV Progression in Sub-Saharan Africa

... "Sub-Saharan Africa is affected by a disproportionately high prevalence of both HIV infection and food scarcity," write the authors of an American Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Militaries in West, Central Africa Launch Regional HIV Network

...example of other military-led efforts to fight the spread of HIV," IRIN reports. Several studies have shown that armed forces in sub-Saharan Africa, with the exception of Ethiopia's military, have higher HIV prevalence rates than civilian... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta: Local Group Enlists in Battle Against HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...African art and crafts on the Internet, at private parties and at special events. Proceeds go to support grassroots programs in sub-Saharan Africa, which has the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world and the greatest number of AIDS-related... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...the lack of widespread scientific research, the reporting confirms that this deadly epidemic is spreading out of control in Sub-Saharan Africa," the authors write. "... The long-range impact of AIDS will be devastating. Heavily infected countries... Read more »

more fromt before...please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Tahnk you so much !!! :D plus my mouth is dry...very dry lately..and i think im coming down with something... (nasuea, headach, dizzy) nothing right? wow, i feel paranoid, but atleast i know stuff now! thanks so much just that last question :D Read more »

Only worry

Posted by Anonymous
...an injection drug user, or a person who has sexual contact with others in an area of high HIV incidence or prevalence, like sub-Saharan Africa). 3) Your symptoms are indicative of acute HIV infection (febrile illness, sometimes compared to flu... Read more »