Arunachal:  RKMMS organised free community based HIV/AIDS screening test

AIDS is a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive.


Jairampur

R.K. Mossang Memorial Society ( RKMMS ) a silver jubilant (NGO) organized a free community based HIV/AIDS screening test at Deomali as a part of Targeted Intervention Programme on FSWs of Changlang & Deomali, were 20 nos. of persons get tested their status.

The human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) are species of lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

AIDS is a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive.

Without treatment, average survival time after infections with HIV is estimated to be 9 to 11 years, depending upon the subtype.

There are four major route of transmission of HIV are:

  • Unsafe sex with infected person.
  • From infected mother to her baby.
  • From infected Blood
  • From infected needle & syringes.
  • Knowledge is the key of preventing from HIV/AIDS.

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