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What Can We Do To Help Aids Crisis In Africa

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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 Minister Jean Chr├ętien is visiting Africa as president of the group of the world's eight most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southern Africa Food Crisis Exacerbated by HIV/AIDS Epidemic, UN Officials Say

James Morris, the UN special envoy to the southern African hunger crisis, warned Thursday that about 14.4 million people in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique will be at risk of starvation by March. Compounding their... Read more »
Ask the Experts

long term survivor crisis

Hello,I am a person living with HIV/AIDS. I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1995 and due to my failing health had to leave my job at that time. Fortunately I had short term disability insurance but that only lasted for one year. Since then I have been...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I certainly agree that the HIV/AIDS crisis is not over. In many ways it has grown worse. HIV prevalence is growing in many places even though we know how to prevent its spread. Most people in the world with HIV/AIDS do not have access to... Read more »

Serodiscordant and in crisis

I am a 29 years HIV positive woman in the relationship with HIV negative guy. We were together for few months before I discovered my HIV status. It was almost two years ago, but we are still together. I know he loves me, and I love him too. He was a...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. In my experience with serodiscordant couples, it is very often the positive partner who is more concerned about infecting their loved one. It sounds like your relationship is nurturing and healthy and I would caution you about... Read more »

Urgent - Anxiety Crisis from Mexico

Dr bob: First of all, i would like to congratulate you and all your team for all the great work that you do in order to help people that are in the same state of mind that i Do. My donation is comming soon, i would just like to know the information...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Marco,I agree this is an "anxiety crisis from Mexico!" It is not an HIV crisis!Marco, why are you "freacking out" if you and the Venezuelan lap dancer had "protected" sex? You even took the used condom home with... Read more »

$100 actual donation! Mother to be in crisis!

I have suffered from OCD all my life, now that I'm pregnant it's more severe. I know that's common in OCD patients. Anyways, I have an incident I'd like you to respond to if you can, I'm putting my baby into a possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sarah,The HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe is completely nonexistent. That's correct: the odds you could contract HIV that way are exactly zero, zip, nada! I agree your OCD, not HIV, is the problem. I would advise you... Read more »
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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.

The Kerry-Edwards Plan To Respond... Read more »

AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My name is Rachel and I am 13 years old. This is my first time at this site. I was infected with HIV at birth with that out of the way here is my question: I never realized how lucky I was to live in the USA untill my class talked about AIDS in... Read more »

Clinical Coordinator/Crisis Intervention Specialis

Posted by Anonymous
Cambridge Cares About AIDS
Clinical Coordinator/Crisis Intervention Specialist

Summary: This position coordinates the daily activities of Client Services Department staff and student interns while providing case management services. This position... Read more »

I need a HIV Specialist in DURBAN, South Africa

Posted by Christa1, 1 Reply
Does anyone know a good doctor who specialises on HIV/AIDS, in Durban, South Africa. The doctor I have been with is emigrating and I need to find a doctor who knows what he is talking about, and who is familiar wit processes and procedure. I have ... Read more »