So far is the transfer Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one of the world's biggest public health problems World Health Organization (WHO), so far 35 million people were killed all over the world.
According to the last monthly bulletin National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Diseases of the Ministry of Health Peru, we found 3773 people infected with HIV in the countrywhile they are 778 people who suffer the last stage of this infection, AIDS. Information is updated by August this year.
In the frame The International Day of Combating AIDS, Dr. Evelyn Campos, a gynecologist specializing in the Ricardo Palma Clinic, offers five tips to prevent transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and protection.
1. USING THE KONDOMA
Using a condom, like condom, during sexual intercourse, is necessary. Especially with occasional couples to prevent HIV transmission.
2. WATER SOLUBLE LUBRICANT
In the case of lubricant use during sexual intercourse, it is preferred that they are soluble in water. Other lubricants can damage or break the condom, exposing you to a possible transfer.
3. NEW SIRING
Doctor Campos points out that a person must take care of it The syringes are new when treated in a health center, It is important to remember that it is one of the forms HIV transmission it's because of blood and it's better to be careful, he says.
4. STERILIZED MATERIAL
The expert says that any procedure involving any cut or puncture should be performed with a one-time or sterilized material, especially in any medical operation, when tattoos, in a manicure, among other activities.
5. ANALYSIS FOR CHILDREN OF SCIENCE
To prevent transmission of the virus from mother to baby, it is recommended every pregnant woman HIV testing is performed with the first control of your pregnancy. To detect it in time, will allow the mother to initiate an appropriate treatment that reduces the baby's ability to be transferred, says Evelyn Campos.