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What Region In Africa Is Most Heavily Affected By Hiv And Aids?

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Obama Skips AIDS Conference; Disease Weighs Heavily on Black Community

A roundup of news coverage from the international AIDS conference being held in Washington. Obama Skipping AIDS Conference for Campaign Draws Activists' Ire For all the dignitaries on the schedule at the International AIDS Conference this week in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Local, Regional Artists Should Become Involved With Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa, Official Says

Local and regional artists and celebrities should become increasingly involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa because they understand the cultures affected by the disease, Eugene Marillier-Malotana, founder and director of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, Agree to Increase HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care Efforts in Region

UNAIDS and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to "mutually cooperate" to assist member countries in supporting HIV/AIDS prevention and care efforts and providing... Read more »
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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...
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
I am not sure when you say "10" what that refers to. In some African countries, as much as 30% of the adult population is HIV antibody positive. Because of the poor access to expensive HIV drugs many of these people will progress to AIDS... 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...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We can not look at the global HIV pandemic through the lenses of the West's experience with this virus.Africa is indeed burning. This is no mistake and to believe so is to risk being considered a denialist. Testing of blood with from blood... Read more »

Feeling terrible in an HIV-ignorant region. Please help me.

Dear Doc, I hope you're doing fine and thanks for your time answering and providing relief and accurate information to people around the world. At this moment, I can basically only trust you and your response. I feel totally desperate and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Bahrain-Guy,I continue to be amazed how many folks from Bahrain and other countries in the Middle East write to me in panic about possible HIV. Everyone of whom also complains bitterly about the repressive attitudes about HIV/AIDS in that part... Read more »

Thinking about Africa

Dear Calvin,I am curious is there any way possible that I could go to Africa and help people that are suffering from AIDS/HIV. Do you know of any organizations Thank you...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
Hello reader,As far as the HIV/AIDS epidemic is concerned, Sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world that is most affected by HIV/AIDS. An estimated 26.6 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and approximately 3.2 million new infections... Read more »
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Southern Africa Regional Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) is looking
to appoint a Southern Africa Regional Coordinator based in Southern Africa

Closing date for applications: February 4, 2004

This will be the first post of its kind for ICW.... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
Opportunity: VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern
Africa
*******

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 »

AIDS conference in South Africa

Posted by Anonymous
I am an HIV positive woman and I received a scholarship to go to the International AIDS conference in Durban this July. I am looking for others who are going and are interested in traveling around South Africa after the conference. I want to go to... 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 »