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- abbr. HIV positive
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Here's the best part: once the family knew their status, they were counseled on ways to protect themselves for example, as in the case of this family, ensuring that they took precautions to ensure that the HIV+ partner didn't infect the HIV- one.
The parents were given condoms, shown how to use them using wooden models, and the HIV+ members of the family were given referrals to a clinic where they can receive medications free from the Ministry of Health.
In addition, through this program, USAID provides a care package, which includes a jerry can for collecting water in a nearby river, a straining cloth to strain the collected water and drops to purify it, and mosquito nets to help prevent malaria a huge risk, since the suppressed immune system of someone who is HIV+ makes malaria that much more dangerous.
As a mother, this statistic really breaks my heart, especially when as many as 98% of these cases could be prevented through HIV screening of pregnant women, antiretroviral drug regimens for HIV+ pregnant women, treatment during and after labor, and education programs about infant feeding guidelines.
From making sure HIV+ folks have the best medical care they can, to helping amazing young people through high school and supporting them in college, Jeffrey Fashion Cares will ensure that the $4 million we've raised is just the beginning.
Sinay feared she might die herself, and so her son would be better off at an orphanage for HIV+ babies.
Sok is one of seven HIV+ participants hoping to set up haircutting businesses after the workshop, and he probably convinced Sinay to come as a hair model.