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Dr. Okeke Efex Nachi. AA group of medical conditions that occur when a person’s immune system is lowered due to infection with HIV.

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1 Dr. Okeke Efex Nachi

2 AA group of medical conditions that occur when a person’s immune system is lowered due to infection with HIV

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5 FFirst described in 1981 CCaused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) MMajor burden in Africa AAlso South & South—East Asia, India, the Carribean EEstimated 40m cases by 2010 NNigeria accounts for 10% of global burden of AIDS

6 SSexual intercourse VVertical transmission BBlood transfusion

7 PPremarital sexual intercourse EExtramarital sexual intercourse MMultiple sexual partners RRape victims CCommercial sex workers/patronisers

8 IIgnorance PPeer influence EEffect of Unfavourable Home Environment IIncreased Susceptibility to Abuse PPoor Health Seeking Behaviour FFinancial Handicap

9 CChronic Diarrhoea CChronic Cough SSevere Weightloss PPersistent Fever SSkin Infections OOral Thrush/ Ulcers OOpportunistic Infections

10 AASYMPTOMATIC

11 AAbstinence BBe Faithful CCounselling DDevelop Good Health Seeking Behaviour EEncourage Others

12 .... For The Gift Of Your Time. THANKS...


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