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HIV: Five tips to prevent the transmission of AIDS

Until now Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is one of the major public health problems under World Health Organization (WHO) to date killed 35 million people worldwide.

In accordance with last month's newsletter National Center for Peru's Epidemiology, Disease Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health, In the country we found 3773 people who were infected with HIVas long as they are 778 people who are suffering from the last stage of this infection, AIDS. Information is updated by August of this year.

In accordance with International Day for the Eradication of AIDSDr. Evelyn Campos, a gynecologist specializing in the Ricardo Palma Clinic, offers five tips to prevent the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and to be protected.

1. USE the condom

Condom use as condom, during sexual relationships it is necessary. Especially for occasional couples to prevent transmission of HIV.


If lubricants are used during sexual intercourse, it is recommended that they be soluble in water. Other lubricants can damage or break the condom, subjecting you to possible shipment.


Doctor Campos says that the person should make sure that syringes are new when being treated at a health center. It's important to remember that one way HIV transmission it's because of blood and it's better to be modest, he says.


The specialist says that any procedure involving any cut or puncture should be done with disposable or sterilized material, in particular in any medical activity involving tattooing, in manicure, among other things.


In order to prevent the transmission of virus from mother to child, it is recommended to do so every pregnant woman HIV testing is done first by controlling pregnancy. Fix at that time will allow the mother to initiate adequate treatment that reduces the ability to carry the baby, says Evelyn Campos.

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