How To Take Your HIV Medicine

This Lesson:
  • Describes how the HIV virus attacks the body’s defences, and discusses when antiretroviral medication (ARV) needs to be started.
  • Emphasises that although medicines kill the virus, they do not completely cure HIV, and lifelong treatment is essential.
  • Stresses the importance of CD4 blood tests and the role of the healthcare worker.
  • Emphasises the importance of taking the medicine regularly.
  • Informs the viewer that three different medicines will need to be taken which may be in a combined tablet.
  • This lesson is part of a series of lessons on HIV/AIDS.

These lessons are available on DVD (see below) and Online

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