The facts about HIV

Accurate reporting about HIV depends on understanding some basic facts, including the difference between HIV and AIDS, and how HIV is transmitted.

Misconceptions about HIV, including transmission risk, create unneccessary alarm in the community, fuelling stigma.

This section provides information on HIV testing, treatment and HIV cure research. It also includes information about the wide range of prevention strategies that are available, including safe sex, harm reduction, treatment as prevention, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).