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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
      Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
    • 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”
      Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
    • 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
      Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
    • 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.)
      Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
    • 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
      Anouk Malboeuf, Gaborone 2009
    • 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