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What Can We Do To Help Aids Crisis In Africa

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female...
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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
...our ability to look past the artificial divisions and debates that have often shaped that response. When you go to places like Africa and you see this problem up close, you realize that it's not a question of either treatment or prevention or... 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
...our ability to look past the artificial divisions and debates that have often shaped that response. When you go to places like Africa and you see this problem up close, you realize that it's not a question of either treatment or prevention or... 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
...our ability to look past the artificial divisions and debates that have often shaped that response. When you go to places like Africa and you see this problem up close, you realize that it's not a question of either treatment or prevention 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
...Browders conclusions. So far, theres no good evidence that condoms will reverse population-wide epidemics like those in sub-Saharan Africa, Browder wrote. She offered evidence that dramatic increases in condom distribution in African nations... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

G8 Gets Plaudits in Push to Help Africa's AIDS Crisis

... Leaders of the Group of Eight nations declared Friday they will work toward the goal of an "AIDS-free generation" in Africa. Working with UN health agencies and African governments, G8 leaders pledged to "develop and implement a package for HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mandela Tells Chr├ętien the West Needs to Help Africa With AIDS Crisis

...Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Monday asked for help from the G-8 countries in the fight against the AIDS epidemic. Canadian Prime Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expert Says Global Financial Crisis to Worsen Africa's HIV/AIDS Predicament

... Western nations ravaged by financial crises are cutting back on donations to fight Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, leaving nations there to rely on their own scarce resources, a researcher said Wednesday in Uganda at the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food Crisis, AIDS Plague Southern Africa

...In response to the deadly combination of hunger and AIDS plaguing southern Africa, the International Federation of the Red Cross launched a $62 million appeal Monday to help feed those most in need. "The combination Read more »
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Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...fierce spiritual energies away from America. Last year, her sister traveled with her Methodist church group to sub-Saharan Africa to set up and manage a hospital laboratory. It was part of a multi-country effort to provide antiretroviral... Read more »

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

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Dussourd, a French official who is coordinating the project for President Jacques Chirac. Why should we allow that in Asia and Africa? The new infusion of money was welcomed by public health experts, who said long-term financing through... Read more »

I would love to help!

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a 20 year old South African girl. I am in my second year of my BA psychology degree. I have completed a short course in HIV/AIDS counselling and i am currently Read more »

The Kerry-Edwards Plan To Respond To AIDS Crisis

Posted by m4mluvlife, 3 Replies
...John Kerry & John Edwards have announced their Plan for responding to the HIV/AIDS Crisis in the US and Globally. IT is right on target... and will reverse the damage being done by the current US Administration. Read more »