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What Happened To The Little African Girl Living With Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with
Ask the Experts

Hiv+ african

I have been on Arv for the past ten years, and presently I am taking Combivir and Kaletra.I have been undetectable for the past five years and cd4 ranging from 600 to 900.I am 36 years now and I want to know how many more years can I live?Please...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Life expectancy from the HIV/AIDS perspective is very good for persons doing well on an effective HIV regimen (undetectable virus and CD4 > 500). Non-AIDS Read more »

Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute I also inserted my finger (which had an Hangnail) in her Vagina and I sucked it (nasty I know) and the following morning I noticed I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite irritating to delicate mucous membranes in the urethra (pee hole) as you found out! If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The odds are all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this walk... Read more »

African HIV charities

Dear Dr Bob, I'm not worried I've got HIV, I just wanted you advice on HIV charities in Africa. My boyfriend is currently working in Mali and Mauritania (he's a geologist) and he's going to be away on valentine's day :(I've found out from a friend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...personal experience with them yet. My foundation is in the process of reviewing grant proposals, several of which involve West African countries and programs. I should have additional information soon.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...editor for TheBody.com. This HIV Frontlines interview is with Gary Paul Wright, the founder and executive director of the African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) in Newark, N.J. Hello, Gary. Thank you for joining us today. Thank you... Read more »
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African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center: This Positive Life : An Interview With Justin B. Smith

...Life . To subscribe to this series, click here .   About Justin Justin B. Smith may be one of the most public African Americans living with HIV: He has his own blog and Web site, and he's even on YouTube. And who can blame him?... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Minnesota African World AIDS Day Encourages HIV/AIDS Awareness, Testing for Africans in State

...Minnesota's first African World AIDS Day on Saturday was an opportunity for community members -- including physicians, politicians, organizations, educators, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Theologians Launch Bible Commentary to Guide Africans on Modern Problems, Including HIV/AIDS

... African theologians this week in Kenya launched a Bible commentary that seeks to interpret the Bible for Africans and apply the scripture Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

African Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...MIGHT HEART THAT THERE IS SOMETHING VERY WRONG WITH THE COVENTIONAL OTHORDOX VIEW ON THE HIV AND AIDS FIELD IN AFRICA, YES, AFRICANS WITH NO DOUBT ARE SUFFERING DUE TO THIS SO CALLED "HIV AND AIDS" THAT APPARENTLY I BELIEVE HAS NOT BEEN ISOLATED... Read more »

South African AIDS Panel Report

Posted by Anonymous
... Click to view the South African AIDS Panel Report The South African government is currently confronted with the challenge of responding to the growing AIDS Read more »

New African/African American Meeting Place Online

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website dedicated to African/African Americans. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and Read more »