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World Health Organization Hiv Incidence Sub-saharan Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Faith-Based Organizations Major Contributors to Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, Report Says

Faith-based organizations are playing a major role in the fight against HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a World Health Organization report released this week, IRIN/ reports. According to the report -- titled... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Reports Progress, Many Setbacks in Health in Africa

While Africa has seen progress against diseases like leprosy, it has suffered many setbacks in the fight to stop the spread of AIDS, TB and malaria, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. A weeklong WHO meeting began Monday in Maputo,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex, Not Unsafe Injections, Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Says

Sex, not unsafe medical practices, is the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study published in the Feb. 7 issue of the Lancet , Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/5). George Schmid of the World Health... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Medical Student in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Work Continues

Dear Dr. Bob,I am a medical student working on a PMTCT Project in Southern Africa for the summer. My project involves developmental assessments of the children in our project. It is a wonderful project to be a part of, and I am very happy to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Canadian Who Cares.I absolutely agree with the infectious disease specialist you consulted: PEP is not medically necessary. I would not have prescribed it. Potent antiretrovirals used for PEP should not be used as a "psychological... Read more »

( i will donate the h*ll out of your organization) pen stab incident

dear good doctori was accidently stabbed with a pen when i turned around quickly at, the person whos pen it was i know was bleeding and they are a heroine user (ruff neighborhood).ok so, the pen point was not out but somehow the hollow part...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sarah,The chances that your workmate's blood was actually in the hollow part of the pen that stabbed you are so remote as to be essentially nonexistent. After all, even though he is a heroine user, I'm quite sure he doesn't use... Read more »

Sub-Saharan scare

Dear Dr. Bob,I recently traveled to a high-risk area, sub-saharan Africa, where I met a beautiful African princess and did something that has worried me for the past 2 months. This girl was definitely very aware of AIDS, and told me that she takes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Bob,I like your name.Does Africa still have princesses? The one you met sounds very reliable indeed. Oral sex carries an extremely small risk of transmitting HIV. With each new published study, the risk seems to decrease further. That said, I... 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
Hello young woman 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,... Read more »
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WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Window period

What is the "window-period" and how long is it?

This is the time between original infection with HIV and the appearance of Detectable antibodies to the virus,... Read more »

New Organization for INternational Service by HIV+

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »