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World AIDS Day is the day where, all over the globe, we remember those we’ve lost to AIDS. We also celebrate the progress made in fighting the epidemic. There is still no cure for AIDS, but HIV can be managed by prevention and early treatment.

One of the things that make HIV so difficult to control is that people are afraid to get tested. This means many people are spreading the virus without knowing it. Sure, it is scary to take that test. But sometimes courage is more important than hiding away.

People are scared to get tested because:

HIV is not a death sentence if you get tested and treat it. With a healthy lifestyle and ARVs (medication for HIV) you can live a long life. When you feel ready, talk to someone you trust who can give you support like a family member, friend, counsellor, doctor or traditional healer.


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HIV is no more something u can hide from your partner

2 years, 3 months Ago Report

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Tune Me Moderator

Your HIV status is really not a situation that you could keep it within you. HIV disclosure have a wide range of benefits that include, having someone that will help you with your treatment, help you to freely discus challenges and to refer your family for treatment.

2 years, 3 months Ago


if u don't wanna know, then who will tell you?

2 years, 11 months Ago Report

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Tune Me Moderator

In life, nothing come in a silver platter, to find something you have to go for it, work for it. same implies with information.

2 years, 11 months Ago
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