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Who Does Aids Affect The Most In Africa

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and care and support for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR focuses on strengthening the capacity of families to protect and care for orphans and vulnerable children by extending the lives of parents and caregivers. PEPFAR also provides prevention...
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A big thank you, conclusiveness of test and good vibes from South Africa!

Dear Dr. Frascino,Firstly I would like to THANK YOU for your EXCELLENT ADVICE to all of us out here. The internet can sure become very confusing on this topic and you seem to cut to the chase every time with your advice. You have been my beacon of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Admirer from South Africa,Thanks for your kind comments and good vibes! Both are warmly appreciated.First a couple comments:1. I agree with your assessment Read more »

Don't forget your friends in Africa! We also need drugs!

Dear Sir-I am a young woman from Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and I have recently been diagnosed with HIV. I have been reading quite a bit about the exciting new drugs that are now available. Are these drugs only available to the Western World? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...form Namibia,Thank you for writing. I'm sorry to hear about your recent HIV diagnosis. Namibia is one of the top five HIV/AIDS-affected countries in the world with an adult HIV prevalence of 22.5%. Like many parts of Africa, HIV infection in... Read more »

Your site is great, wish things were this way in Africa

Dr Bob, I want to say I love your site, your honesty and the way you genuinely answer questions and calm fears. You have real compassion. I came across your site because I had questions about possible exposure while having protected sex fresh...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reassurance, OK?The AIDS catastrophe is truly mind boggling. In the early years of the epidemic, the virus was ignored because those affected were marginalized people: gays, Haitians and intravenous drug users. When AIDS threatened mainstream... Read more »

Godsent

I am from South Africa and just happened to come across this website. God will reward you for all the great work that you are doing because you are giving hope to all infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The strange thing is that I seem to be getting...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your comments, our South African friend.I'm very heartened to hear that our work reaches you in Africa and may be of value to you and others. Your observation Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Newspapers Examine How HIV/AIDS Affecting Children, Orphans in Africa

...complete article is available online . The Columbus Dispatch on Sunday examined how the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa has affected families and children. South Africa has the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the world and the spread of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines How PEPFAR Budget Pressures Are Affecting AIDS Clinics in Africa

...nearly $7 billion this year," the newspaper writes. The article examines the effects of budget pressures on HIV/AIDS clinics in Africa, including several in Uganda that received a memo last October stating the following, according to the Boston... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines How AIDS-Related Stigma in South Africa Affects Prevention Efforts, Access to Treatment

...The Washington Post on Friday examined how AIDS-related stigma in South Africa is affecting prevention efforts and access to treatment following former South African President Nelson Mandela's "highly public attempt" Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Red Cross Societies Launch Campaign to Ramp Up Efforts to Support Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

...announced a plan to ramp up its activities in 10 Southern African nations to protect and support orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. The campaign aims to intensify HIV/AIDS prevention measures and the societies'... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Richard Wolitski said in a telephone interview. The CDC report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...AIDS-related opportunistic infections like pneumonia, Kaposi's sarcoma, tuberculosis and candida can kill. HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE AFFECTED? * Worldwide, 39 million people are infected with HIV/AIDS. * Sub-Saharan Africa remains the hardest-hit... Read more »

My Sister is infected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and sometime for 1 or 2 weeks. The last time I ask here to go to a VCT center. And There we found that she was infected. This affected me very much. She made some opportunist diseases. Now we are trying some ARV. Despite the governement support,... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
...adults and children, living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa (with its center in southern Africa -- 32%), making it the most affected region in the world, according to the latest U.N. figures. 65 million: The total number of people who have... Read more »