13
Jun
07

HIV/Aids in Egypt

From theegyptblog.blogspot.com 

Things seem to be getting better for people living with HIV/AIDS in Egypt, unlike how it was few years ago. According to a slideshow published by the Egyptian Ministry of Health’s National AIDS Program:- HIV/AIDS prevalence in Egypt remains “low (<0.01%)”.

  • There are “835 cases” of people living with AIDS in Egypt, by the end of 2005.
  • 83% of those infected with AIDS are men, 17% are women.
  • A recently-established HIV/AIDS toll-free hotline service is available at 0-800-700-8000.
  • Free HIV testing, counseling, and medication are now available.
  • National AIDS Program now has support groups where people with AIDS meet and share experiences in different aspects. Support groups are made of 10-15 people each.
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