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HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING AND TESTING VCT stands for voluntary counseling and testing.  VCT is when a person chooses to undergo HIV/AIDS counseling so that they can make an informed decision about whether to be tested for HIV.  The government is encouraging all of us to come forward to be tested for HIV.  it believes that if many of us get tested, even though we may not be sick, this will help to lessen the amount of stigma associated with the HIV test.  Also, if we find out at an earlier stage, that we are infected with HIV, we can Learn more about the virus and how it affects our body. Look after our health so that we stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Get information and counseling around how to live positively with the virus.  This means learning to accept the fact that we are HIV-infected, seeking emotional… Read More »HIV/AIDS

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HIV/AIDS – MEANING, SYMPTOMS AND EFFECTS

The Meaning of HIV/AIDS The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first reported in the Los Angeles city of California in 1980. It was first diagnosed in a gay man (homosexual). AIDS is the most severe form of HIV infections. The virus only lives in human and not in animals, insects, water or air. The virus destroys the body’s immune system and the ability of the body to protect its self from germs. Then, the victim is said to be  immune deficient. Read: THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION   How people are infected with the virus? Immoral relationships such as having sex with an infected person or unprotected sex. Blood transfusion: transfusion of infected blood or blood products. Sharing sharp instruments like syringe, razor blades, clippers, piercing needles etc with an infected person. From infected mother to her baby during pregnancy, delivery and other delivery during… Read More »HIV/AIDS – MEANING, SYMPTOMS AND EFFECTS

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