Inaccessible health services for people with disabilities (PWD), combined with social stigma and violence, contribute to high HIV risk – a gap that must be filled if the disabled are not to remain disproportionately vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, say health experts and activists. 914 more words
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Vital Signs: HIV Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment Among Persons Living with HIV — United States, 2011
Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)
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Infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), if untreated, leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and premature death.
A very strong, beautiful and humble lady has recently tested positive to HIV, she disclosed her status to her family, coincidently her father passed on shortly after that, and then the family blamed the father’s death on her “disturbing news”, she is currently being rejected, judged and called names such as “cold-blooded murder” by her own family. 564 more words