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Which Regions Are Most Affected On AIDS

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virginia's Eastern Region Has One of State's Highest HIV Rates, Experts Say; Blacks Mostly Affected

In 2008, the Virginia Health Department 's Eastern Region had a rate of 19 new HIV infections reported for every 100,000 residents, which is nearly twice the rate in Northern Virginia and higher than the state rate of 12 infections for every 100,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Impact: Region-by-Region

The latest figures from UNAIDS and the World Health Organization were used to develop the following summaries of HIV/AIDS surveillance in each region of the world. Sub-Saharan Africa -- 25.8 million HIV cases, or 64 percent of the global total;... Read more »
Ask the Experts

recurring infection in gluteal region

Sir My husband is HIV positive.He is suffering from swelling in gluteal region (in buttocks).It happened 1year before and we operated it.It is recurring once in three weeks now.We use magnesium sulpate on it and the puzz will go out.It is causing...
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
This is likely a bacterial infection caused by methicillin resistance staph aureus (MRSA). Although HIV infected people can have recurrent infections with this bacteria, people without HIV infection can certainly have this infection as well. This... Read more »

Sores on pubic region and upper thigh

Hi, I have sores reddish and raw on my pubic region and on my upper leg. I was unaware that they were there. I was in Asia and I went to a commercial sex worker (i know it's bad...sorry) and had sex with a condom on. Unfortunately, I did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your sores over the Internet. I would recommend you see a dermatologist or your general medical doctor for evaluation and management of that problem. From an HIV-acquisition perspective, if the... 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 »

Having Sex with an affected Partner

I had sexual intercourse with an infected woman. A condom was used. She stated she is on medication and that we were very safe. What are my chances of becoming infected?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Condoms that remain intact during sex are highly effective in preventing the transmission of HIV. They also provide protection against many other sexually transmitted infections, but not all. Any sexually transmitted infection that can be... 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 »

Shaving pubic region?

Posted by grcboy28, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. A girl I've been casually dating for the past 4 months recently tested HIV- at the clinic with me on January 5th. She had unprotected sex with only her ex bf she said who also tested HIV- negative the day before.
Anyway, we... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »