AIDS
IZZI & RAUL
What Are HIV – AIDS?
• HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
• Over a 10 Year Period, HIV weakens the
body’s immune system.
• ...
FACTS
HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED
• Unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal,
oral)
• Shared needles or equipment for inje...
FACTS..
HOW HIV CANNOT BE TRANSMITTED
• Casual, everyday contact;
• Shaking hands, hugging, kissing;
• Coughs, sneezes;
• ...
• 20+ years since the first HIV/AIDS diagnosis in
Canada.
• 58,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in
Canada
• Majority of...
• Earvin “Magic” Johnson
• Announced that he tested
positive for HIV in 1992 and
immediately retired from the
NBA.
• Caree...
• Eric Lynn Wright AKA Eazy-E
died from AIDS March 26th
1995
• Part of the hit gangster rap group
NWA.
• Hit songs: Boyz I...
5 Thing Learned
• HIV/AIDS surfaced in the 1980’s.
• More than 50% of people with HIV/AIDS in
Canada are homosexual
• That...
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  1. 1. AIDS IZZI & RAUL
  2. 2. What Are HIV – AIDS? • HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus • Over a 10 Year Period, HIV weakens the body’s immune system. • Once the body can no longer sustain the infection, the disease turns into AIDS. • AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  3. 3. FACTS HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED • Unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal, oral) • Shared needles or equipment for injecting drugs; • Unsterilized needles for tattooing, skin piercing or acupuncture; • Pregnancy, delivery and breast feeding (from an HIV-infected mother to her infant); and • Occupational exposure in health care settings.
  4. 4. FACTS.. HOW HIV CANNOT BE TRANSMITTED • Casual, everyday contact; • Shaking hands, hugging, kissing; • Coughs, sneezes; • Giving blood; • Swimming pools, toilet seats; • Sharing eating utensils, water fountains; or • Mosquitoes, other insects, or animals
  5. 5. • 20+ years since the first HIV/AIDS diagnosis in Canada. • 58,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in Canada • Majority of people with HIV/AIDS live in Ontario. • 28% are Women • 57.8% of people with HIV/AIDS in Canada are MSM (Men who have sex with Men)
  6. 6. • Earvin “Magic” Johnson • Announced that he tested positive for HIV in 1992 and immediately retired from the NBA. • Career Stats • Points: 17,707 • Rebounds: 6,559 • Assists: 10,141
  7. 7. • Eric Lynn Wright AKA Eazy-E died from AIDS March 26th 1995 • Part of the hit gangster rap group NWA. • Hit songs: Boyz In Da Hood & Straight Outta Compton
  8. 8. 5 Thing Learned • HIV/AIDS surfaced in the 1980’s. • More than 50% of people with HIV/AIDS in Canada are homosexual • That it usually takes up to 10 years for HIV to turn into AIDS. • 33.2 million people worldwide lived with HIV in 2007. • 30% of people with HIV are unaware of their infection.

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