What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

HIV is a virus which can infect humans through sex, through blood transfusions, through sharing needles and from mother to child. AIDS is a condition which occurs many years after infection with HIV (if no treatment is taken) due to the damage the HIV virus causes to...
Some FAQ on HIV/AIDS

Some FAQ on HIV/AIDS

Is it enough to observe safe sex measures to protect yourself from HIV and other STDs? No. A sexually active lifestyle automatically exposes you to the risk of contracting STDs or becoming HIV+. Especially if you have multiple sexual partners. While you can greatly...
Get Tested For HIV and Precautions

Get Tested For HIV and Precautions

My partner has HIV. What precautions do I need to take? Do not need to stress. With proper precautions and information, couples or sexual partners can reduce (but not eliminate) the risk of transmitting HIV to the healthier partner: Consult a doctor and get advice on...
How HIV is transmitted and it’s prevention

How HIV is transmitted and it’s prevention

How do I ensure I do not transmit HIV to anyone around me? If you have been tested positive for HIV and are worried about transmitting the virus to those around you (family, friends, care providers, partners, colleagues, etc), here’s what you need to know: HIV is NOT...