HIV and Family Planning: Answering the FAQs

HIV is a virus that is transmitted from one person to another through bodily fluids, such as semen, blood, vaginal fluids, and breastmilk. Of course, this means that starting a family can seem impossible for a person living with HIV, as the risk of HIV transmission is quite significant. There are many misunderstandings regarding HIV when […]

What Does HIV Do to the Immune System?

The term “HIV” is often synonymously used with AIDS. However, it is important to understand the distinctions between these medical terms. Sadly, many people are quite unfamiliar with the symptoms of HIV, how HIV is transmitted, and the progression of HIV to AIDS. This lack of knowledge puts them at a high risk of HIV transmission. […]

Is There an HIV Vaccine?

There are currently millions of people around the world living with HIV. Thankfully, the number of new cases has been dropping by about 7% per year since 2013. There have been numerous scientific breakthroughs and research conducted over this time – and many wonder if there is an HIV vaccine available to stop this disease. Source Vaccines […]

5 Myths about HIV Transmission and PrEP Busted

There are lots of common misunderstandings and misperceptions regarding HIV and PrEP. Unfortunately, this can be quite damaging and even dangerous. The stigma and general lack of education surrounding HIV and PrEP have held many people back from getting tested or practicing proper methods to prevent HIV transmission. If you want to know how to […]

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