• HIV is a virus that weakens the body’s defence systems
  • There is no cure but treatments help people live longer healthier lives.
  • The virus is passed in body fluids including blood, semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk
  • Many people with HIV have no symptoms or signs
  • Using condoms every time you have sex reduces your risk of contracting HIV
  • You can be checked for HIV by a simple blood test


For more detailed information, please visit our HIV/Hepatitis page or  HIV (FPA)

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