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World Health Organization Statistics Pregnant Hiv Woman

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...We Know if a Newborn Is Infected? What About the Mother's Health? The Bottom Line How Do Babies Get AIDS? The virus that causes AIDS can be transmitted from an infected mother to her newborn child. According to the World Health Organization, without antiretroviral treatment, up to 30% of babies of infected mothers get HIV. 5% to 20% more can be infected through breastfeeding. Mothers with higher viral loads are more likely to infect...
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alzindani cure

why dont send some one to yemen to verify the calims of alzindani? i know some of his team like dr hosni who is a very good doctor and will not talk without any proof...why u killng the hopes without even knowing what is happning over there???i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with the virus. Many experts believe that 15 cases go unreported for every case that is officially recorded. According to the World Health Organization, 11,227 people in Yemen are infected. AIDS is now a pandemic, with an estimated 38.6 million... Read more »

twin pregnancy and HIV treatment

i am pregnant with twin pregnancy and i would like to know whether i can opt for single drug ARV or do i need to go for multidrug combination?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Agents During Pregnancy (available on this web site under the Treatment Guidelines section). You might also wish to look over the World Health Organization Guidelines on ARV During Pregnancy available at their web site (www.who.int). Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...committed more than $15 billion to HIV treatment in developing countries over the last five years through the PEPFAR program. The World Health Organization, Global AIDS Fund, Clinton Foundation and many smaller groups along with support programs... Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...committed more than $15 billion to HIV treatment in developing countries over the last five years through the PEPFAR program. The World Health Organization, Global AIDS Fund, Clinton Foundation and many smaller groups along with support programs... Read more »
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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...skin of the vagina. Other studies show that N-9 is even more irritating to the rectum than to the vagina. According to the World Health Organization (WHO): N-9 is not effective at preventing the transmission of HIV or other STDs. It should NOT... Read more »
The Body

European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

...on Dec. 1 , providing an interesting counterpoint to recently updated HIV treatment guidelines from two other key groups: the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European AIDS Clinical Society. WHO Recommends Many More People Start HIV... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

World Health Organization HIV Treatment Guidelines Evolve

... Unusually, there was something to celebrate on World AIDS Day in 2009, even if it was only on paper. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its antiretroviral treatment (ART) guidelines for adults, adolescents, pregnant women,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Botswana: HIV-Positive Mothers Not Convinced to Exclusively Breastfeed

... Conditions on the ground in Botswana could thwart updated World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, which recommend that new mothers with HIV breastfeed their infants, provided either or both are on antiretroviral Read more »
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...in Canada, and people in Africa can be diagnosed as having AIDS without needing to have an HIV test based on a ruling by the World Health Organization (WHO). Anyone in Africa who gets pneumonia, for example, is classified as having AIDS.... Read more »

The view at AIDS ground zero

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...researchers at Howard are investigating whether adding the ultrashort course to the minimum treatment currently mandated by the World Health Organization can further reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The study rides largely on the... Read more »