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The Rights of those Living with HIV in South Africa

WHAT IS HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)? HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system; gradually breaking down the body’s defences against diseases. Long-term, untreated HIV infection leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); causing an extreme weakness against diseases, as the immune system weakens. The virus is transmitted via unprotected

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How is Namibia helping HIV/AIDS Orphans?

WHAT IS HIV/AIDS? As of 2017, 36.9million people are living with HIV/AIDs globally. HIV is a virus that is transmitted during sex or from an infected mother to her baby. AIDS is a disease of the immune system caused by HIV. It is estimated that 12% of Namibian adults live

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