In purpose of AIDS prevention, Terra association is conducting a needle exchange program, education programs in the drop-in centre, outreach work, preparing and distribution of the informational and educational flyers, commemorating AIDS day etc.
Terra association provides you with the free HIV testing.
ANSWERS TO THE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS CONCERNING HIV/AIDS
HIV is an acronym for human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS. HIV has been found in body fluids (especially blood, semen, vaginal secretion and mother’s milk) of the infected person. Contagious person does not need to know that he has been infected. Most of the persons that get infected by HIV get AIDS. Sometimes there can pass 10 years from getting the disease till the disease symptoms manifestation.
AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a condition caused by HIV. By getting the virus into the bloodstream there has been a gradual destruction of immune system that serves as a natural defense system for fighting infections and diseases like:
HIV is being transferred by having contact with the blood and body fluids of the infected person (especially semen, vaginal secret and mother’s milk). It has been transferred:
By avoiding high risk behavior, person can reduce the possibility of getting HIV infection. Abstinence is the only safe way of stopping the spread of HIV by sexual intercourse. Risk of getting HIV infection is low if you are having a long-term monogamous relationship (one partner) with the uninfected partner. The best way to prevent getting HIV infection is abstinence from unprotected sexual intercourse and iv drug abuse.