HIV Prevention, Diagnosis and Management

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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that affects the immune system. Without treatment, HIV can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV is transmitted via bodily fluids - specifically, blood, breast milk, semen and vaginal fluid.

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HIV remains a major global public health issue, having claimed more than 33 million lives so far. While its severity cannot be overstated, HIV infection is now a manageable chronic health condition - people who have HIV are able to live long and healthy lives. This is a result of greater access to effective HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.


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Keshav Bashyal
21 May 2021
The resources provides a brief information about HIV. One can learn the causes, risk factors, consequences and prevention of HIV. It not just helped me to take better care of the patients but also how to protect myself from HIV.
Dandan Wang
17 Mar 2023
Good resource
Patrick Yam
05 Mar 2023
Registered Nurse
A good article to read and learn the new HIV and AIDS management
Wendy Stone
13 Mar 2023
13 Jul 2021
Great resource and language to help with describing HIV management.
Karen Doyle
09 Mar 2023
Debra Henrys
06 Mar 2023
Good review
Queenie Atienza
04 Mar 2020
Good topic to reinforce your knowledge about HIV
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Ruth Medrano
23 Apr 2021
Informative and easy to understand.
Mercy Tsenesa
11 Mar 2023
Great resource
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