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Why Does Uganda Have Lower Rates Of Hiv/aids Infections When Compared To Other Sub-saharan African Countries

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

Unprotected sex remains the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the current study. The authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Higher ART Coverage Is Associated With Lower HIV Infection Rates in a Multi-Country Analysis

If all low- and middle-income countries had achieved the same level of antiretroviral treatment (ART) coverage as Botswana in 2012, 65% of new HIV infections and 70% of HIV-related deaths could have been prevented -- according to an analysis... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Odds of Adult Mortality Lower in PEPFAR Focus Countries Compared With Non-Focus Countries, Study Shows

"In an attempt to assess the impact of U.S. international assistance for AIDS, researchers from Stanford University carried out a review of the relationship between U.S. support provided through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief... Read more »
Ask the Experts

African Trip Risks

Dear Dr. Bob, I'm glad that you are doing fine. I recently visited a Sub-Saharan African country where they say HIV is very common. I was having a conversation with this lady while she was eating cookies and a small piece of cookie flew from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV transmission via flying cookie? Nope, not even in sub-Saharan Africa! Your HIV-transmission risk is nonexistent!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Condom use by HIV Positive Couple (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

My partner and I have been monogomous since we started dating five years ago and we are both HIV positive. We believe that my partner was positive before we started dating, however, because we were young and foolish we didn't get tested. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This question comes up fairly frequently. At this point in time, we still recommend condoms to prevent the possibility of superinfection (dual infection). (See below.)Dr. Bob Resuming sex after recent diagnosis (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION)... Read more »

serosorting & unprotected sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without condoms - what is the most recent data and information on reinfection? we are on different hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Poz-Guys,No doubt almost everyone poz or neggie would "prefer" sex (anal, vaginal, oral or otherwise) without the latex packaging. The real question is whether it's worth the risk! What we know about dual infection (reinfection... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »
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African Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I HAVE READ ALOT ABOUT OTHORDOX AND DISSENT VIEWS IN REGARD TO HIV AND AIDS FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS, BUT I BELIEVE WITH ALL MIGHT HEART THAT THERE IS SOMETHING VERY WRONG WITH THE COVENTIONAL OTHORDOX VIEW ON THE HIV AND AIDS FIELD IN AFRICA, YES,... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece

Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%'
By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor
Published: 09 August 2006
It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head of the one of... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. The United Nations predicts AIDS will cut population by 300 million; 300... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
New York Post Cheers Rolling Stone Expose

South African journalist Rian Malan's groundbreaking article questioning AIDS numbers in Africa may be the start of something big.

The following New York post article praising Malan and Rolling Stone magazine... Read more »