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What Is The Percentage People In Africa Who Have Hiv

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...HIV-positive people who are on treatment can expect to live well into their 60s and beyond -- and the estimates keep getting closer to those of HIV-negative people as HIV meds become more and more effective. What Should a Person Do After They Test Positive? If you've already tested positive for HIV, then there are tests a doctor can do to see whether your HIV is progressing, and whether it's wise to start taking HIV medications . For...
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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
...the science of HIV/AIDS, but also the politics that greatly affect this pandemic. Yes, as an HIV physician specialist and as a person living with HIV, I absolutely support Obama. Once you've had a chance to review the facts, I'm confident you... Read more »

HIV treatment not available in Africa, how long until I die?

Hi Sir,I am 43 years old male recently diagnosed HIV postive (may-June 2007) with CD4 (435) I am from Africa and cannot afford medication, like to know how will I die and how soon without treatment, will I suffer pain? will people know I am an AIDs...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...explore where programs are being developed in your country. Without medication there is a gradual loss of CD4+ cells and typically people start developing symptoms when the counts drop below 100. There is no way to know how long this will take... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their workforce...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill no mistake and to believe so is to risk being considered a denialist. Testing of blood with from blood donors, military personnel, miners, STD clinic patients... the list goes on, confirms that in many places in sub-Saharan Africa 20% or even... Read more »

aids in Africa

How come so many people in Africa have aids?
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Poor countries,no prevention,no safe sex,no adequate treatment for positive cases,ethnic and cultural issues. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of People Living With HIV/AIDS in Africa to Outpace Treatment Resources by 2020, IOM Report Finds

... The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Africa is projected to greatly outpace treatment resources by the end of the decade, according to a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly 19 Million People Living With HIV/AIDS in East, Southern Africa, According to WHO

... Approximately 18.6 million people in East and Southern Africa were HIV-positive at the end of 2002, according to World Health Organization statistics presented Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Concludes Africa Trip With Stop in Nigeria; Sees Effects of HIV/AIDS in Person

...HIV/AIDS and talked to health officials, the Los Angeles Times reports. Bush attended a round-table discussion with medical personnel at Nigeria's National Hospital in Abuja and also met with women who have benefited from programs to prevent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

60% of HIV-Positive People in Africa Who Begin Antiretroviral Treatment Still Taking Drugs After Two Years, Study Says

... About 60% of HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa who begin treatment with antiretroviral drugs still are taking the drugs after two years, according to Read more »
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...A friend of mine had a possible exposure and was test 4,6 and 8 weeks after and was negative. he was tested for hiv-1. Would he have showed up pos by now if he was infected? does high risk exposure serocovert faster than a low risk exposure? Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

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