HIV & Aids - straightforward about the basics

概要: Actors portraying doctor and patient, giving clear facts about health issues regarding HIV & AIDs

文本编号:V003
语言:English: Southern Africa
主题:Medical; Sickness
听众:General
方式:Multiple voices
类型/流派:Discussion
受教育程度:General
目的:Teaching; Welfare
圣经摘录:None
状态:Publishable

文本正文

Frame 1:
Millions of people are living with HIV and hundreds more are getting infected with HIV every day.

However, there is much more assistance available for people who are living with HIV.
This gives us hope!

Frame 2
Today, ARVs, are much cheaper and available through the public health facilities of most countries in Southern Africa.

ARVs, to prevent the transmission of HIV to babies, are usually free of charge.

Frame 3
“Anyone who engages in promiscuous sexual relationships carries the risk of getting AIDS.”

Frame 4
Yes, the risk to get HIV is higher if I have more sexual partners.
But, anyone who has unprotected sex with a partner whose HIV status you do not know, is at risk of HIV infection.

Frame 5
Even if it was only once.
Even, if you are married.
And even, if you are a Christian.

Frame 6
We should all know our HIV status.
And it is important to know the status of our sexual partner.
Get a free HIV test at your local clinic, hospital or New Start centre.

Go for regular tests after that.

Frame 7:

Today the ARV treatment is effective in controlling HIV and preventing transmission to others.

Frame 8:
The good news is that ARVs are available for people who are living with HIV.
This means that with treatment.
HIV positive people are able to live normal, healthy lives.

Ask about the availability of ARVs at your local clinic.