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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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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS...
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foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm not sure I understand your reference to foreskin, HIV risk and HIV/AIDS having a higher prevalence in the gay/bisexual population. Are you assuming gay and bisexual men don't have foreskins? I can Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
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
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...obviously have no incentive to worry about or create a stable future society or even a sustainable civilization. No reason to cure AIDS or cancer, to fix global warming or the environment or to work toward a stable geopolitical or economic... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Deadly Secrets: Massachusetts Hub Group Helps African Immigrants With HIV-AIDS Overcome Bias, Fear

...in Waltham. Most troubling, a 38-year-old woman had died in Belgium, in transit from Waltham to Uganda. Each had died of an AIDS-related complication. The stigma of the disease had kept two of the women from seeking health care and the third... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

The Epidemiology of HIV Among MSM in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: High Rates, Limited Responses

...individual level risk factors. With some exceptions, Latin American countries have included indicators on MSM in their national AIDS strategies, but the high HIV prevalence speaks to the continued need for expansion within these programs to be in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

... The African Continent The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa continues to thrive relentlessly despite efforts being made throughout Africa to minimize its spread and reduce Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black America: A Neglected Dimension of the Global AIDS Epidemic

... In 2000, the global community committed through the Millennium Development Goals to halt and begin to reverse the global AIDS epidemic by 2015. With the rate of new HIV infections in the U.S. roughly 50% higher than previously believed 58 ... Read more »
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front line

Posted by Anonymous
... search Ten years ago, the world spent less than $300 million annually to combat HIV/AIDS in developing countries. In 2005, that figure reached $8.3 billion. What drove this explosion in funding, where is... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...Snippett from Poz.com A Growing Concern by Susan Hunter Twenty-five years after doctors discovered the disease, the AIDS epidemic continues to spread, unchecked, even where we least expect it in our own backyard My friend Susan Howe, a... Read more »

UN - UPDATE

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
... AIDS Continues to Shape U.S., World Policies First identified in 1981, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has shaped health policy, politics Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Key facts about HIV/AIDS Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The world's Read more »