A video i created about some of the most fascinating facts about the virus of hiv this and more interesting stuff explained in the video and in our channel. 25 surprising facts about hiv image hiv is perhaps scientists attribute these staggering hiv statistics to new infections, but also to general population growth and the fact that research and treatments have allowed those with hiv to live longer lives know any interesting hiv statistics we didn't include here share a. As of 2011, 23 million people were hiv positive in india here are 11 things you didn't know about the disease. These days, the news about hiv/aids is mostly good we're hearing about functional cures, better drugs, fewer side effects and longer lives there are still shadows here and there—not enough americans know their hiv status and transmission rates are going up in certain groups but knowing what's. The rate of new hiv infections has slowed from more than 150000 in the mid- 1980s to around 40000 per year now despite the substantial decline, the rate of new infections is still unacceptably high, making prevention as important as ever preventing hiv infection the most reliable ways to avoid becoming infected with or. Tools for fighting the aids pandemic by alexander irwin, joyce millen and dorothy fallows myth one myth: aids is mostly an african problem fact: of the 42 million. 10 facts about aids and hiv infection if you're not quite sure what's up with aids these days, don't feel alone misconceptions and falsehoods concerning aids and hiv abound the following facts from the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) and the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases. Facts about hiv and aids correct information is the key to understanding and preventing hiv and aids myths can be harmful getting the facts about hiv and aids can lead to better health and better living with hiv expand all | collapse all.
10 interesting facts about hiv/aids in the us hiv_aidsjpg a lot of the time, people tend to think of hiv/aids in terms of very specific locations around the world africa is home to staggering numbers of people living with hiv/aids and is usually the first country that comes to mind when thinking about. Despite progress, aids continues to kill about 8,000 americans each year elsewhere in the world, particularly sub-saharan africa, the situation is far more dire, with over 15% of the population infected with aids in some nations the following are some of the more interesting facts about this global. Because getting tested by a medical professional is the only surefire way to know if you have hiv, malvestutto strongly recommends not relying on hiv symptoms alone—and not waiting for a doctor to ask you if you want to get tested—in order to request an hiv exam “it's important for women to really take. Since hiv, the virus that causes aids, was discovered in 1981, it has infected more than 75 million people and claimed more than 36 million livesthere were 353 million people in the world living with hiv, the virus that causes aids, in 2012 in 2012, 23 million people became new-infected with hiv.
Not only is it a day to remember those who were lost to aids, but to show support to those living with hiv/aids all over the world, as well as educate way to a kissing booth in soho (london) on world aids day from 1-3 pm there, you can expect hunks, drag queens, a little bit of craziness and lots of fun. 10 facts on hiv/aids updated november 2017 hiv/aids remains one of the world's most significant public health challenges, particularly in low- and middle- income countries as a result of recent advances in access to antiretroviral therapy (art), hiv-positive people now live longer and healthier lives in addition, it has. Facts and myths on hiv/aids: prepared by mia malan myth 1: i can get hiv by being around people who are hiv positive the evidence shows that hiv is not spread through touch, tears, sweat, or saliva you cannot catch hiv by: breathing the same air as someone who is hiv-positive touching a toilet seat or door knob. Hiv and aids is one of the biggest challenges we face as a country the incidence of hiv and aids is rising rapidly and over 54 million people are already hiv-positive (2006 figures) thousands of people are becoming ill and dying every week and more and more children are being orphaned as more people have.
To celebrate world aids day 2015, we share some important facts about hiv. Over 40 million people are living with aids around the world learn more about this important global health issue with our interesting hiv/aids facts. 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.
Some interesting facts on hiv/aids 1 hiv/aids some interesting facts imtiaz hafiz liaison officer bmss shaheed monsur ali medical college 2 prevalence hiv is the world's leading infectious killer geographically, the worst aids epidemic is in sub-sahara africa, with approximately 65% of all cases. It's been 30 years since the first cases of aids were reported what are some of the most important facts that everyone should know about the disease. Daily #fact about hiv/aids in honor of hiv awareness month & aids 2012: xix international aids conference | see more ideas about hiv aids facts, aids awareness and med school.
For all the talk of the differences between millennials and preceding generations, there's one difference that's based in fact: if you were born after 1980, you've never known a world without hiv and aids the hiv virus was first discovered by scientists in 1983, after doctors in los angeles and new york. (cnn) here's a look at aids and hiv globally, with a special focus on africa facts: aids stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and is also called acquired immune deficiency syndrome hiv stands for human immunodeficiency virus hiv/aids is spread through sexual contact with an infected. Hiv is the beginning stages of one of the most degenerative disease currently known to man however since the 80's this disease has faded slightly from the l.
In some people, aids develops soon after infection with hiv but many people do not develop symptoms for 10 to 12 years, and a few remain symptom-free for much longer early detection and treatment plays an important role in slowing the progression to aids and helps many people with hiv lead relatively normal lives. Get the facts about hiv and aids and learn how compassion international is changing the reality for millions of children affected by the deadly disease. Despite major advances, hiv/aids remains one of the world's most significant public health challenges, particularly in low and middle income countries, with new diagnoses every year and young women in sub-saharan africa seen as being particularly at risk world aids day on 1 december is used to. The human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) remains one of the most important communicable diseases in europe it is an infection associated with serious disease, persistently high costs of treatment and care, significant number of deaths and shortened life expectancy.