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HIV/AIDS: What you need to know

Find out information about HIV:

Causes, treatment, avoiding spreading the virus, support groups and how to tell others about an HIV diagnosis.

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with HIV, you probably have many questions. We hope to answer most of them: why and how it occurs, what the treatment options are, and how to live your life to the fullest despite the challenges HIV brings.

Information for people with HIV, their partners and caregivers

Understanding HIV/AIDS

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"I've just been diagnosed with HIV. What do I do now?"

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"The moment I've got the diagnosis...": Real life stories

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Exploring your options: Treating HIV/AIDS

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Living with HIV/AIDS: Your personal life

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Dos and don'ts for people living with HIV/AIDS

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How to support someone living with HIV/AIDS

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Where to go to learn about HIV/AIDS

Your doctor, nurse, pharmacist or social worker can help connect you to resources and support that are available in your community.

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