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HIV Aids Questions and Answers

Q: What is the difference between being HIV positive and having AIDS?

A: AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV. When this virus gets into your, [more]

Q: How do I know if I am HIV positive?

A: The only way to find out if you are HIV positive is to go for an HIV, [more]

Q: Is it safe to have a child if I am HIV positive?

A: Only you as the future parents can answer these questions. No one el, [more]




The Red Ribbon portal should be the first port of call for anyone seeking further information on HIV and AIDS. A Metropolitan Foundation project, it offers one of the most comprehensive information resources available on HIV disease. The information is practical and easy to understand and covers everything from how to protect yourself from getting HIV to how to live positively if you have already contracted the disease and where to get legal advice or counselling support. 

Getting started: visit the AIDS Basics page on the top left hand side to begin your journey towards a better understanding of HIV and AIDS and the chance to make fully informed decisions.[more info on HIV and AIDS ]

AIDS Conference 2010: keep up to date with everything that is happening at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria from July 18-23 2010. Online coverage is provided through webcasts sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

News Update:
The Metropolitan Foundation fully endorses the government's new HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign. [read more]

Metropolitan Foundation HIV and AIDS statistics for South Africa      AAAO Aids Analysis Africa Online
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