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Title: Prevention of sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus
Other Titles: Prévention de la transmission sexuelle du virus de l' immunodéficience humaine
Prevención de la transmisión sexual del virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana
Authors: World Health Organization
Issue Date: 1990
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: Chinese
Assamese
Bengali
English
Greek, Modern (1453-)
French
Portuguese
Hindi
Italian
Russian
Japanese
Spanish
Nepali
Polish
Thai
Vietnamese
Abstract: Presents precise, authoritative advice on measures that can be taken to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus through sexual intercourse. The book opens with a brief overview of what is known about the modes of HIV transmission, followed by a detailed explanation of factors influencing the risk of acquiring HIV infection through sexual intercourse. Factors considered include conditions influencing the probability that the sexual partner is infected, the type of sexual contact involved, the amount of virus present in the blood or secretions of the infected partner, and the presence of other sexually transmitted diseases. The second section presents guidelines for prevention through the use of education, the promotion and supply of condoms and spermicides, the use of HIV antibody testing in association with pretest and post-test counselling, and partner notification, including a list of six points that should form the basis of partner referral guidelines. Specific recommendations are then given for actions to be taken by public health authorities, health care providers, HIV-infected persons and their partners, and the general public. The second half of the book records consensus statements, formulated during recent WHO consultations, concerning the role of sexually transmitted diseases as a risk factor for HIV transmission and the role of partner notification activities within the context of national AIDS prevention and control programmes. Points to consider prior to establishing an HIV partner notification programme are clearly indicated
Description: gre published by: Athens : National Centre for AIDS/Beta Medical Arts Publishers
jap published by: Tokyo : Japanese Foundation for AIDS Prevention
tha In Thai AIDS Journal. - Vol. 2, no. 2 (1990)
nep published by: Kathmandu : Development Communication Consultancy Services
chi (nos. 4-6 in one volume) published by: Beijing : People' s Medical Publishing House, Ministry of Public Health
ben published by: Calcutta : Academic Publishers
vie published by: Hanoi : Y Hoc Publishing House
hin published by: Calcutta : Profile Publishers
Russian version of nos. 6-7 issued in one volume
por published by : Sao Paulo : Livraria Santos Editora
ita published by Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma
27 p.
Subject: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV
Coitus
Sexual Behavior
Context: prevention and control transmission
metadata.dc.subject.other: AIDS and its Control
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/37680
Other Identifiers: 9241210060
8185086826 (Assamese)
5225018998 (Russian)
Other Language Versions: français
español
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