Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Health Education

Health Education:-meaning of HIV/AIDS human immune deficiency virus.This is the virus that causes AIDS AIDS means Acquired immuno Deficiency .Immune deficiency means lack of immunity.ways in which HIV spread -sexual intercourse with infected person,blood transfusion. stage of HIV/AIDS.Window stage-at this stage ifection person tests negative as usually healthy.Incubation stage-it is also known as asymptomatic lasts for about six years to twelve yrs.the person infected tests positive.Symptomatic stage-during this stage,signs and symptoms are showing up.Full blown stage-this is the last stage.the body immunity is completely destroyed.Effects to the family-leads to sadness to the family.Nation-Increase number of school dropouts.Ways of controling.abstain from sex,seek medical.avoid sharing piercing and cutting tools,use protective clothing e.g gloves when dealing with accident victims,unmarried people should abstain from sex,married people should be faithful to each other.


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  • I saw what happened in the story
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  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Khayega, Kakamega, Kenya
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