AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is a disease of human immune system caused by HIV(Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Disease do not affect people with working immune syatem. HIV destroys a type of defense cell in the body called CD4 helper lymphocyte.
HIV is transmitted in many ways to the people -
2. Blood transfusion
3. Infected Mucous membane or blood streem
4. Contaminated needles
5. Mother to baby during pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding
AIDS was first recognised by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1981. Treatment for AIDS can slow the cause of the disease . There is no known cure or HIV vaccine available for the AIDS.
As a responsible citizen people should come forward and work for the society in spreading the awareness. There are many ways to help the society. One can associate with our NGO in HIV/AIDS awareness programme. Awareness of Safe Sex, Needle Exchage programme in attempt to slow the spread of virus.
As we have conducted in past a painting competition, slogan writting competition, a play by school student and small speech on HIV/AIDS to spread the awareness on WORLD AIDS DAY.