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Understanding HIV & AIDS: A Guidebook to HIV and AIDS Prevention – free eBook


Understanding HIV and AIDS:
A Guidebook to HIV and AIDS Prevention



“While running a clinic that is part of the MOH Anonymous HIV Screening Program,
it is inevitable that I end up conducting a fair bit of HIV screening.
In the course of my work 
I have noticed
the rising rates of people contracting HIV.

That’s is why my we decided to publish this eBook to help
the community at large to understand more about
the importance of HIV screening and HIV treatment.

With more awareness people can take precautionary measures to
help prevent themselves from being infected with HIV.

It is very important for people to know their HIV status,
as with early detection patients can seek early treatment.
 And, with treatments
patients still can have a normal, healthy and productive life.”

– Dr Tan & Partners

Table of Contents
1. What is HIV
2. How is HIV Transmitted
3. Understanding Window period
4. The Signs & Symptoms of HIV and AIDS
5. Types of Test
6. Test and Window periods
7. HIV 4th Generation Test Singapore
8. Anonymous HIV Testing
9. How to Protect yourself from STDs HIV
10. HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
11. Tablets to prevent HIV – PrEP
12. Newly Diagnosed
13. Treatment for HIV
14. HIV Cure
15. AIDS Phobia – The New HIV?
16. More on HIV: Types, Subtypes, Groups and Strains
17. HIV risk / Risk of HIV Infection / Transmission
18. How effective are Condoms, Diaphragms and
Circumcision in preventing HIV transmission?
19. Getting HIV from Oral Sex
20. Female to Female Sexual Transmission of HIV
21 In a nutshell
22. Hotlines

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1.) Robertson Walk  (+65 6238 7810)

2.) Bencoolen Street (+65 6884 4119)

3.) Novena Medical Centre (+65 6397 2095)

4.) Scotts Medical Centre (+65 6694 2348)

5.) Somerset – Orchard Building (+65 6262 0762)

6.) Katong – East Coast Road (+65 6635 2551)

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  1. Hector

    Hi, my english is very bad, so I hope you understand me… I tested negative for HIV at 4 months since my last exposure and the first one, but i’m still very afraid… the method was “ECLIA” 4th Generation. It is accurate a result by this method in Mexico? or I have to wait till 6 months or in worse case scenario: 1 year? I also tested for hepatitis a,b & c all negatives at 3 months one week and I also have a VDRL negative at 4 months 1 week. Please answer me, thanks for your attention.

    • Your test results are conclusive. In my opinion, you do not need further testing. However if you are concerned, consult your doctor who did the test for you.

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