Women and HIV/AIDS (Infographic)

HIV/AIDS has claimed 30+ million lives since discovery. Its impact on society can be seen worldwide through the illness itself, discrimination, and even economically. Learn how this disease affects the lives of women around the world. Human immunodeficiency virus infection / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). During the initial infection, a person may experience a brief period … [Read more...]

Minority Women’s Health: Life as HIV Positive

      A Celebration of Women presents   Minority Women's Health    _______________________________________________   HIV/AIDS      http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority/ Minority Women's Health > African-Americans > HIV/AIDS Additional Resources HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV weakens your body’s defense system, which makes it hard for your body to fight off other health problems that it could normally resist. As time goes on, your body becomes less … [Read more...]

Minority Women's Health: Life as HIV Positive

      A Celebration of Women presents   Minority Women's Health    _______________________________________________   HIV/AIDS      http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority/ Minority Women's Health > African-Americans > HIV/AIDS Additional Resources HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV weakens your body’s defense system, which makes it hard for your body to fight off other health problems that it could normally resist. As time goes on, your body becomes less … [Read more...]

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