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What Percentage Have Hiv/aids In Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Percentage of Pregnant Women Living With HIV in South Africa Increases, Survey Suggests

The percentage of pregnant women living with HIV in South Africa "has inched up to 30.2 percent from 29.4 percent last year," according to the annual National Antenatal Sentinel HIV and Syphilis Prevalence survey released by Health Minister Aaron... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

"Size Matters: The Number of Prostitutes and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic ," PLoS One : John Talbott of Africans Against AIDS used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Access to HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Still Limited for Children in Africa

Children in Africa still are not receiving the HIV/AIDS prevention services or antiretroviral drugs they need, even though the drugs are affordable and available and drug access among adults has increased over the past few years, the International... Read more »
Ask the Experts

low cd4 percentage high cd8 percentage

I was diagnosed with HIV for a little over two months now. I am a 17 yr old 125 lb. guy 5'4". My doctor said I was fine but then I looked over my numbers and saw something odd. I realized that my cd4 percentage was at 27 (there was a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
First, your CD4 count and percentage is pretty much in the normal range. The elevated CD8 percentage, and I suspect absolute number, is elevated as a natural response to HIV infection. Because of the CD8 elevation, your CD4/CD8 ratio will be lower... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Percentage in USA

What is the percentage of persons in the USA that have HIV/AIDS? And what rank is the United States on a global scale?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This was a test question I included last week on a test to second year medical students (if you are one of my students, No Cheating!). There are about 40 million people with HIV worldwide and about 1 million in the US. As a nation, the US ranked 65... Read more »

What percentage of immune system differentiates between HIV and AIDS

I have heard that if the immune system is 20% or lower, then a person with HIV is considered to have AIDS. Is this true?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The definition of AIDS in someone diagnosed with HIV infection is a CD4 count < 200 or < 14%.... Read more »

Percentage of CD4 count vs. CD4 percentage...

I have been positive for three years now without meds. My CD4 & viral load numbers conitnue to zig zag up and down to a manageable number not requiring meds, until now. My previous numbers, 60 days ago, were 374/29%/376,000 (CD4,CD4%,VL). I just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,When to begin combination antiretroviral therapy is a personal decision. Current guidelines recommend beginning treatment when the absolute CD4 count falls into the 350 range. Your counts have been in that range for a while now. Personally I... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
Opportunity: VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern
Africa
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VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator, Southern Africa
UK 20,542 (GBP)

Based in Pretoria with significant regional travel
Responsible for co-ordinating the... Read more »

ARS/Percentage

Posted by happyfrog, 1 Reply
If you were to come in contact HIV, What is the precentage of people that will come down wiith ARS. I dont believe i have come on contact with anything i was just being asked by a freind. Also are the rapid test approved by the USAID and WHO... Read more »

World AIDS Day - MTV - Suzanne Africa Engo

Posted by ynot
"I Love Africa," a feature-length documentary following HIV/AIDS activist Suzanne Africa Engo, will premiere December 1, in honor of World AIDS Day, on MTV Act. - http://act.mtv.com/iloveafrica

More on the film:

"I Love Africa" gives young people an... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »