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  • Sharing my questions and answers about HIV/AIDS
    By
    AnoukMalboeuf
    Gaborone, 2009
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • What is HIV?
    H Human
    I Immunodeficiency
    V Virus
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • A Acquired
    I Immune
    D Deficiency
    S Syndrome
    What does “AIDS” stand for?
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • In Botswana, 17 000 peoples died because of AIDS in 2007
    (Source UNAIDS/UHO)
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • AIDS was discovered in US (1981)
    HIV started in Central Africa (Blood Samples from 1960-1970)
    It is in the Middle of 20th century referred as an epidemic
    What is the Origin?
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?
    AIDS = group of serious illnesses affecting HIV positive people (because of lowered immunity caused by the virus)
    HIV = the virus affecting the immune system
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  • An infections that people with HIV have problems fighting due to their weakened immune system.
    Such as:
    A specific lung infection (PCP)
    A specific eye infection (CMV)
    Candida (thrush to mouth or vagina)
    Tuberculosis (TB)
    “What is an opportunistic infection”
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  • Some people survive up to ten years or more without showing any symptoms of AIDS.
    But after , all people with HIV start to develop AIDS
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  • HIV is present in
    Blood and blood products
    Semen
    Secretions from the vagina and cervix
    Breast milk
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • HIV is NOT present in
    Urine, faeces, vomit, and swet
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • HIV is present in
    VERY SMALL quantities in:
    Saliva, tears, boil and
    blister fluid
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • Being infected with HIV does not mean one has AIDS.
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • The estimated number of people with HIV/AIDS is about 1,185,000 in US with approximately 25% of them unaware of their infection. (2006)
    (According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in the U.S.)
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  • Number of people living
    with HIV in 2007 (world):
    Total 33 million
    Adults 30.8 million
    Women 15.5 million
    Children under 15 years 2.0 million
    Source : WHO/UNAIDS
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  • AIDS death in 2007 (world):
    Total 2.0 million
    Adults 1.8 million
    Children (under 15 y) 270 000
    Source : WHO/UNAIDS
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • Estimated number of adults living with HIV in Botswana in 2007 : 25%
    (Source UNAIDS/UHO)
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • In Botswana, the estimated number of AIDS related orphans is 110 000 children
    (Source UNAIDS/UHO)
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
  • In 2007, the estimated number of
    people receiving antiretroviral therapy is 99 000
    people needing one: 130 000
    (Source UNAIDS/UHO)
    Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009