Basic facts on HIV/AIDS
Basic Facts on HIV/AIDS
"The facts· HIV weakens the immune system· AIDS has no cure ... no vaccine· People with HIV can look healthy and feel healthyHow HIV/AIDS is transmitted?· Unprotected penetrative sexual intercourse· Receiving infected blood and blood products in a transfusion or organ transplant· Sharing needles and other injecting and skin-piercing instruments· From HIV-positive mother to her baby during pregnancy, delivery and breast feedingHow HIV/AIDS is not transmitted?· Casual contacts such as hugging, kissing, shaking hands, sharing food . eating and drinking utensils· Mosquitoes and other insect bites· Swimming in a pool· Sharing toilet seatsHow can we prevent HIV/AIDS?· Abstain from sexual intercourse. Say no to pre-marital sex· Be faithful to one uninfected partner. Say no to extra-marital sex· Practice safer sex. Use condom correctly and consistently· Treat sexually transmitted disease as promptly as possible"
Text and images about how AIDS can and cannot be transmitted.
AIDS Education Collection
AIDS (Disease)--TransmissionAIDS (Disease)--Transmission--PreventionCondomsHelplines
National AIDS/STD Prevention and Control Program (Philippines)
61.0cm x 45.5cm
University of Rochester, River Campus Libraries, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections & Preservation
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