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HIV / AIDS remains one of the most serious public health problems in the world, especially in countries of low

to moderate incomes.

HIV can be spread by: sex having sex: contact with an infected person without protection; transfusion of contaminated blood; sharing needles, syringes or other contaminated sharps; transmission from mother to child during pregnancy,

It is estimated that in 2010 became infected 2.7 million people.

This disease has claimed the lives of some 30 million people. It is estimated that each year die of another 1.8 MILLION

An estimated 3.4 million children living with HIV / AIDS

Figures show 2010, most of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa became infected by HIVpositive mother during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. Every day there are nearly 1 100 children who contract the infection. The number of children receiving ART increased from about 75 000 in 2005 to 456 000 in 2010.

The transmission from mother to child can be avoided almost completelymost countries of low and middle income remains poor access to interventions

In 2010, 48% of pregnant women infected with HIV received more effective treatment regimens so that could help with the disease

be safe to have sex

ensure that all blood or blood product is needed has undergone HIV testing.

submitting to testing about the vih not injecting drugs in veins