photo by Michael Mistretta
AIDS is spreading over the world like a true pandemic. Over thirty four million people have been infected with the HIV virus today and a total of 30 million people died since the beginning of the epidemic. In 2010 1,8 million people died of the disease - a significant number of which are children.
The problem is particularly severe in Sub- Saharan Africa with over 22 million HIV infected people. 91% of the infected children live in this region alone. This complicates the battle against poverty: as large portions of the working population fall by the wayside, independent functioning becomes impossible, families are disrupted, and children have to abandon their education. Most people living with HIV or at risk for HIV do not have access to prevention, care, and treatment, and there is still no cure.
As we wait for a cure and affordable treatment - for AIDS, we can address one of its consequences: Is there a way to keep AIDS sufferers "functional" during the course of their disease?
The AIDS Remedy Fund (ARF) is dedicated to the task of exploring the efficacy of homeopathic therapies - in particular Iquilai - in the treatment of the symptoms of AIDS. We began our field studies of Iquilai with a pilot project in Kenya in 2006. The results? More than 90% of the patients reacted positively.