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hiv aids


Find out more how HIV/AIDS affects seafarers and what you can do about it

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that damages a person’s immune system and weakens their ability to fight everyday infections and diseases. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the name used to describe a set of symptoms and illnesses that happen at the final stage of HIV infection when our immune system is severely damaged.

Just like the general population, seafarers are affected by HIV and AIDS. There is lots of help and information available.

            You can contact Positibong on their Facebook page at: facebook/Positibong.MarinoPhil


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