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What Percent Of Cameroon's Got Aids?

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Survey Shows AIDS Rate of 5.5 Percent in Cameroon

Urbain Olanguena Awono, Cameroon's health minister, credited more accurate testing methods with a drop in the nation's HIV infection rate, which fell to 5.5 percent from 12 percent a year ago. A new health survey, whose results were released... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cameroon Lowers Anti-AIDS Drug Prices

The government of west African nation Cameroon on Thursday announced cuts of around 30 percent in the price of AIDS drugs. The monthly cost of antiretroviral drugs has until now varied between $30 and $100. These prices have now been dropped to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Bank Warns of AIDS Increase in Cameroon

The World Bank, which last month approved a $50 million fund for Cameroon's anti-AIDS efforts, announced Thursday that the HIV/AIDS infection rate in the country soared more than 20-fold in the past 10 years. According to the bank's Robert... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Would appreciate your advice: Cameroon exposure

Dr. Sherer, Your expertise on mutated strains/evolved subtypes of HIV is very interesting and helpful.Thank you for that.I very much need your advice: I had a significant HIV exposure in Cameroon where many HIV subtypes/groups are prevalent. Have...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
It is not true that the diagnostic tests for HIV are 'geared to type-B strains', as you suggest. The current tests are equally effective for non-B strains, as we are increasingly seeing non-B strains in this country.I agree with the tests... Read more »

pls answer am in cameroon. started pep already

Hi DocJust want to thank you very much for the great job you are doing. My ex-girl friend has been confirm HIV +, for some years now. 2weeks back we went out together for a drink and clubbing, by the time we were coming back it was already too late...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely remote at best. From the information provided, I would not have recommended a course of PEP. Rather, I would have advised you get a three-month HIV-antibody test.Nevilast and Triomune-30 both contain... Read more »

still me in cameroon . hand job

Hi doctor bob This is me again from Cameroon. I posted a question on the 16/12/09 with title, pls answer am in Cameroon started pep already. And promise to donate to your foundation but have not yet done so because I am still in Cameroon but will be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. No.2. No.3. No.4. No.5. No. Sorry, you'll have to do your own search. Your HIV risk is nonexistent.6. No. Just be safe!7. No. I see no reason for worry whatsoever.Dr. Bobpls answer am in cameroon. started pep already Dec 16, 2009Hi... Read more »

6 weeks elisa 90 percent conclusive?

Hi Dr Bob,pls pls i beg u to answer my situation is desperate,i live in a society where hiv/aids is totally taboo and rejected no matter how it is presented and if infected suicide is the only solution to avoid shame dissgrace and humiliation...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Balango,Situations like yours, where you would consider ending your life due to a viral infection, are dramatic illustrations of how unconscionable, morally reprehensible and damaging repressive hyper-religious societies can be. How could any... Read more »
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what percent

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what percent would someone have of being hiv pos if they tested neg 4 times using the elisa, antigen test hiv 2 test way way past the window with ongoing symptoms, doesnt the more tests you take give u the 100% mark or can i still not be sure even... Read more »

absolutes vs. percents

Posted by PAUL, 3 Replies
Help... I'm totally confused about the difference between absolute numbers and the %. I just found out that my cd4 cout was 28% or 392. How is the percent more meaningful than the absolute number? I just don't get this... I made the original posting... Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Signs and symptoms

After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with... Read more »

VANHIVAX??? (Dr. V.A. Ngu of Cameroon)

Posted by searching, 1 Reply
I was wondering if anyone here has heard of or even used VANHIVAX, a vaccine created my Dr. V.A. Ngu in Cameroon? You can find more information about Dr. Ngu here I have read some of the reports pertaining to this Vaccine and... Read more »