Category Archives: Statistics

HIV Transmission Prevention Between Discordant Couples

A study including over 1,700 couples in nine countries (the vast majority heterosexual) demonstrates that early treatment with HAART medications for the HIV-positive partner can reduce transmission of HIV to the uninfected partner. Through the early intervention of treatment the risk of transmitting the virus to the uninfected partner drops by 96 percent.

You can read a brief article on the subject HERE

A more detailed one by the Denver Post can be found HERE

HIV/AIDS and Australia

Avert.org is a great resource for education related to HIV/AIDS.

Find a breakdown of persons diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in Australia HERE