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Who Is Helping With Aids In South Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Team of HIV/AIDS Specialists to Help South Africa Develop National Antiretroviral Drug Plan

South African government officials this week announced the members of a team of international HIV/AIDS specialists who will help government and public health leaders develop the country's national antiretroviral drug plan, South Africa's Sunday... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clinical Trials in South Africa Help Fight HIV/AIDS

South African scientists are launching clinical trials that will study preventive and therapeutic HIV vaccine candidates. The vaccines, developed by the South Africa AIDS Vaccine Initiative (SAAVI) and the University of Cape Town, will undergo human... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: New System to Help Track AIDS Patients

South Africa's Department of Health is implementing an electronic management system designed to dramatically improve treatment monitoring of HIV/AIDS patients. Currently, each of the nine provinces has its own system of electronic and paper-based... Read more »
Ask the Experts

*Update and reassurance for readers* South Africa asking for help

Dear DocThank you so much for taking the time to allay my fears and point me in the direction of the help that I need.I'm sending you this update for two reasons other than the Thank you above- I want your readers to know that you are quite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, RM.Thanks for your extremely kind comments and for taking the time to write in with your update. I'm hopeful your experience and eventual enlightenment will help others still struggling and suffering in their own self-induced worried-well... Read more »

South Africa asking for help...please... (inkow you're busy but I'd really appreciate a response..I'm so close to the edge its scaring me...:(

Dear DocThank you for the amazing work that you and your colleagues are doing. I would really appreciate a response as I am fighting my way through this period of my life and am looking for answers but none seem to be coming.My anxiety and worry...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello RM,A. No. If you had immune damage to the point you could not make specific anti-HIV antibodies, you would have end-stage AIDS and be deathly ill. (Literally at death's door!) You wouldn't be writing to me.B. See information above.C.... Read more »

HIV specialist in South Africa

Dear Dr. As I mentioned in my previous posting that remained unanswered, you are a shining star in a dark world. I need you help by providing me (recomand) with names of some of the best (most professional) HIV specailists in Johannesburg or...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post and words.In JoBerg, I'd start by looking up Dr. Ian Sanne's group- a world-class expert with an expert research team.Best of health to you,BY... Read more »

South Africa

Due to my HIV status I will probably have to move back to South Africa. My partner who is American is currently on Atripla. This is not currently available in South Africa, rather the individual components are.The current South Africa first-line...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post. I didn't count 100 questions, but I'm happy to help either way.It's clear that your partner's Atripla regimen will likely be better tolerated that the d4T-containing one, particulary with regard to risk of... Read more »
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Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at http://www.msf.org by April 15.

The petition calls on 39 pharmaceutical... Read more »

Petition for PWA in South Africa

Posted by Jenfer23
You can help make medication available to people with AIDS in South Africa by signing the petition on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] website at http://www.msf.org by April 15.

The petition calls on 39 pharmaceutical... Read more »

I need a HIV Specialist in DURBAN, South Africa

Posted by Christa1, 1 Reply
Does anyone know a good doctor who specialises on HIV/AIDS, in Durban, South Africa. The doctor I have been with is emigrating and I need to find a doctor who knows what he is talking about, and who is familiar wit processes and procedure. I have ... 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 »