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STD Testing for Travelers: What You Need to Know in Bangkok

STD Testing for Travelers What You Need to Know in Bangkok

Embarking on a journey to Bangkok? Ensure a safe and worry-free trip with our comprehensive guide to STD testing for travelers. From understanding testing facilities to navigating costs and cultural considerations, this article covers everything you need to know about prioritizing your sexual health while exploring the vibrant city of Bangkok.

World AIDS Day | 1 December 2023

World AIDS Day 1 December 2023 “Let Communities Lead”

On 1st December, WHO, together with communities and partners will commemorate World AIDS Day 2023, under the theme  “Let Communities lead” The world can end AIDS, with communities leading the way. Organisations of communities living with, at risk of, or affected by HIV are the frontline of progress in the HIV response. Communities connect people […]

Viral Load in HIV : Importance, Measurement, and Management

Viral Load in HIV Importance Measurement and Management

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) has been a global health concern for several decades. Since its discovery, significant progress has been made in understanding the virus, its effects on the human body, and how to manage the disease. One crucial aspect of HIV management is monitoring the viral load in HIV-infected individuals. In this comprehensive article, […]

Opportunistic Infections in HIV

Opportunistic Infections in HIV

Living with HIV can be challenging, and one of the most significant challenges for individuals with this virus is the heightened risk of opportunistic infections. Opportunistic infections are a range of infections that typically occur when a person’s immune system is compromised, as it often is in individuals living with HIV. In this comprehensive guide, […]

Positive Living: Thriving with HIV

Positive Living Thriving with HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a serious health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The virus attacks the body’s immune system, making it difficult for the body to fight off infections and diseases. HIV can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a condition that can be life-threatening. While HIV can have a significant impact on a person’s life, it is possible to live a healthy and fulfilling life with the virus. Positive Living, combined with effective HIV treatment, can help people with HIV thrive.

“HIV/AIDS: Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions”

HIVAIDS Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions

HIV/AIDS is a complex disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Despite significant advancements in treatment and prevention, there are still many myths and misconceptions surrounding the disease. These myths can lead to fear, discrimination, and a lack of understanding, making it challenging for people living with HIV/AIDS to receive the support and care they […]

“Breaking the Stigma: Living with HIV Today”

Breaking the Stigma Living with HIV Today

Living with HIV can be challenging, but it’s important to know that it’s possible to thrive with the virus in today’s world. Despite the many advances in HIV prevention, treatment, and care, HIV stigma remains a significant barrier to living positively with the virus. Breaking the stigma is crucial to overcoming this barrier, and it […]

What are STDs ?

What are STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that can be transmitted through sexual contact with an infected individual. These are also termed sexually transmitted infections or STIs. STDs can be transmitted during vaginal or other types of sexual intercourse including oral and anal sex, but some are acquired simply by skin-to-skin contact. What causes sexually transmitted […]

CD4 and Viral Load

CD4 Viral Load

If an HIV infection has been confirmed, tests are routinely performed to determine the status of a person’s immune system and the level of viral activity in the body. These are expressed in what is known as your CD4 count and viral load. These values give them and their healthcare team important information about: the […]

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