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What Happened To The Little African Girl Living With Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Donors Put Lives of Women, Girls at Risk by Imposing Ideology on African Countries in AIDS Fight, Opinion Piece Says

"It is vital that development partners not impose their ideological or political views as a condition of partnership" with African countries in the fight against HIV/AIDS, particularly for programs meant to protect women and girls, who are most... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Children With HIV/AIDS Face Disadvantages, Receive Little Attention, Advances in Treatment

Although "enormous strides" have been made in treating HIV-positive adults in sub-Saharan Africa -- including the provision of low-cost medications and more effective treatment -- "[n]othing like that has happened for children," the Toronto Globe... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

What Happened in Durban? A South African Perspective

Durban, South Africa's port city on the Indian Ocean, sits at the epicenter of one of the world's largest and most complex HIV epidemics. Like South Africa's other major cities, it encompasses a mix of the first and the third world. Interspersed... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Brother adopting HIV + African Girl

My brother and his wife are very different from my household family. The don't eat meat, want to home school their 4 year old, worry about the enviornment, etc. I have made sure to try my best to abide by their choices ex. not letting my...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your brother and his family are performing an act of great compassion and caring. This 12 year old girl from Ethiopia will be able to live a very full life with her new family. She will have excellent medical care available to her, which is unlikely... Read more »

Magnetic girl / girl couple

Hello DR Frascino,Thank you for all the time you put into this website. I am a lesbian who recently met a girl who is HIV positive. I am negative and would like to stay that way. (Like you and Steve) We are about to move towards a more sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Rhianna,Cool name!Scenarios too graphic and/or too offensive for me or this forum? Nah. I think that may be almost impossible. Just check the archives and you'll see what I mean!To specifically address your questions:1.No risk, assuming no... Read more »

Gay club girl Part II follow-up

Hello again, I actually already responded to your response but please disregard that one. I actually had some follow up questions. I had asked if a kissing episode with an hiv+ man for a few seconds at a gay club was worrisome and you said that my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Gay Club Gal,Detailed answers to all your questions are already posted in the archives. (Check it out!) Consequently I'll just respond briefly and refer you to the archives for additional information, OK?1.Two years or twenty-two years... Read more »

hey Doc........it';s Alabama girl......I promise not to tell others that I am in love with you!!

LOL NOT!!!!!!!!!!! I so appreciate the message that I just received from you.....all of our 'talks' over the years were included....the amazing and sometimes difficult times I've experienced and your always present support of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree with the interconnectedness of "physical, mental, and spiritual" health. Sorry you received such hateful (and highly inappropriate) comments on the fibromyalgia Web site. (Those sites have a reputation for being somewhat wacky... Read more »
Connect With Others

Adopting an HIV+ little girl

Posted by Anonymous
I am a single parent who is adopting a beautiful little girl who
just happens to have AIDS. She was born exposed to the disease
through her bio mother. I would like to buy life insurance in
order to plan for the future just as I have done for... Read more »

African Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I HAVE READ ALOT ABOUT OTHORDOX AND DISSENT VIEWS IN REGARD TO HIV AND AIDS FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS, BUT I BELIEVE WITH ALL MIGHT HEART THAT THERE IS SOMETHING VERY WRONG WITH THE COVENTIONAL OTHORDOX VIEW ON THE HIV AND AIDS FIELD IN AFRICA, YES,... Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just read an article that summarizes my... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies
Greetings,

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »