Stopping the spread of hiv how do you get infected with hiv how can you protect yourself and others what if i've been exposed the bottom line. Find information and medical advice on hiv/aids and the use of antiretroviral drugs as pre-exposure prophylaxis, which can help to prevent hiv infection. Advances in treatment and prevention have made aids a chronic disease, with which patients live full and productive lives, as if they did not have the virus so the notion perpetuated by some celebrities and media outlets and websites that hiv is a dangerous secret fosters shame. Questions and answers about hiv/aids 0213 2/18 table of contents part i: questions and answers for young people and students 1 1 prevention 9 5 what can a person do to avoid getting hiv through sexual behavior.
Parents can help prevent hiv/aids by learning the facts and talking with their kids regularly about healthy behaviors, feelings, and sexuality. Hiv/aids treatment and research information from the us federal government. If a woman is infected with hiv/aids during pregnancy special counseling about a healthy diet with attention given to preventing iron or vitamin deficiencies and weight loss as well as special interventions for sexually transmitted diseases or other infections. Hiv and aids hiv prevention hiv and aids hiv and aids basics women and hiv hiv prevention living with hiv hiv and aids resources view a-z health topics prep is an hiv prevention method for people who do not have hiv infection but who may be at high risk.
Learn more about this potentially life-threatening infection that spreads through blood, sex and childbirth know how to prevent and treat it. Nih medlineplus the magazine, hiv / aids: symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Fact sheets about hiv/aids treatment information, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and hiv treatment side effects all the fact sheets are written specifically for patients in easy to read language.
Hiv/aids in africa is one of the most important global public health issues of our time, and perhaps, in many have begun to work toward solutions the introduction of the abc method of aids prevention has been proven to garner the strongest and most effective results the abc method. Advertisements: essay on hiv/aids: signs, symptoms and prevention human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (hiv/aids) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) during the initial infection a person may experience a. Preventing aids in drug users and their sexual partners , preventing aids in drug users and their sexual partners injection drug use hiv risk and prevention hiv/aids cdc, this fact sheet provides data about hiv and aids. This is because, first, effective therapy can prevent non-aids-related deaths second, therapy can prevent harm to a person's immune system third, therapy can help prevent transmission of hiv to others, and can therefore reduce hiv prevalence overall. Hiv is only spread through specific body fluids: blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk so you can prevent an infection by avoiding those fluids.
Global hiv prevention working group, a panel of 50 international experts convened by the bill & melinda gates foundation and the henry j kaiser family foundation that they are make more efforts for preventing the spread of aids.
Who fact sheet on hiv/aids with key facts and information on signs and symptoms, transmission, risk factors, testing and counselling, prevention, treatment and who response. An interesting point in case are the twin maps of africa shown here, one of the spread of islam, the other the spread of aids beware of the map that is too straightforward and simple. Read chapter 5 primary hiv-prevention strategies: the aids epidemic in sub-saharan africa continues to affect all facets of life throughout the subconti. Who library cataloguing-in-publication data preventing hiv/aids in young people : a systematic review of the evidence from developing countries. Learn about the national effort to prevent hiv and the national hiv/aids strategy, as well as national and global health authority guidelines.