Medicine · Preventive & Public Medicine

HIV and HIV counselling

Epidemiology 40 million cases worldwide Incidence – 5m/year Deaths – 3m/year Prevalence of AIDS – >3million Most of these are women and children in Africa Types of virusUK incidence – 7500/year HIV-1 – the most prevalent type in Europe HIV-2 causes a similar disease, but has a longer latency period More common in heterosexual individuals than homosexual individuals since 1999.… Continue reading HIV and HIV counselling