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  • Diagnosed with HIV at a low CD4 count

    NAM's factsheet on being diagnosed with HIV when already at a low CD4 cell count...

    From: Factsheets

    Information level Level 2
  • Daily health issues

    HIV needn't interfere with your daily life. Here's some information on day-to-day issues and how to deal with them....

    From: Living with HIV

    Information level Level 2
  • Pets and animals

    Owning a pet can be very enjoyable and rewarding, and there may also be direct health benefits. There is strong evidence that contact with animals can improve...

    From: Living with HIV

    Information level Level 2
  • Drinking water

    Tap water in the UK is safe to drink and there really aren't any special considerations about the UK's drinking water for people with a CD4 cell count above...

    From: Living with HIV

    Information level Level 2
  • Food safety

    If you have a strong immune system, your risk of getting food poisoning is no greater than it is for an HIV-negative person. However, food poisoning can...

    From: Living with HIV

    Information level Level 2
  • Blood problems

    HIV-positive people with a low CD4 count sometimes also have low levels of other blood cells.Some of these problems may be caused by damage to the...

    From: Factsheets

    Information level Level 2

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Living well with a low CD4 count in your own words

  • My journey

    When I was diagnosed HIV-positive it was only a year after a serious heart operation, and I really felt my health was broken, that I’d...

    From: In your own words

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Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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