HIV/AIDS is one of the leading killers of adults worldwide. The virus weakens the immune system and ultimately leads to death.
HIV transmission can occur in three ways: (i) sexual intercourse; (ii) exposure to infected blood; or (iii) mother to child transmission through birth or breast milk.
Sexual transmission is the primary transmission mechanism worldwide, and accounts for more than 90% of infections in sub-Saharan Africa.
Condoms can prevent infection by reducing the likelihood of transmission during sexual intercourse.
Condom promotion, through education, counseling and advertising, encourages the use of condoms. Condom distribution makes condoms readily available to individuals either... [ Read more...