HIV virus and transmission

The HIV/AIDS virus

AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). DNA analysis has identified HIV-1 as originating in a substrain of chimpanzees in west equatorial Africa. Scientists theorize that HIV-1 moved from chimps to humans when hunters were exposed to infected blood while handling bush meat (the flesh of various primates, including chimps and gorillas). Once in the human population, HIV quickly became a global pandemic, driven by travel and migration patterns, sexual practices, drug use, war, and economics...


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1. Our HIV policy

2. Epidermics of HIV in Africa

3. HIV and infant feeding

4. HIV control at home. living with HIV

5. HIV in Pregnancy

6. HIV operational plan 2013

7. HIV preexposure prophylaxis

8. HIV Prevention in healthcare workers

9. HIV RX for adults

10. HIV RX in children

11. HIV RX in couples

12. HIV virus and transmission

13. Prevention of HIV in the general public

14. Rx of pregnant women

15. WHO on Rx of HIV 2013

16. WHO_HIV_2012.12_eng