Home > Medical > HIV/Aids > Disease prevention Disease prevention All sections in HIV/Aids » About HIV/Aids » Basic Information » Counselling » Political Stances » Disease Prevention » HIV and ... » HIV in the Body » HIV+. what now? » Legal Issues » Management of HIV/Aids » Multimedia » HIV/Aids News » Nutrition and Aids » Real-life Story » Symptoms & Diseases » Testing » The Caregiver » The SA culture » Transmission of HIV » When Aids sets in » Women and HIV Protecting your child from HIV infection As a parent, you can help protect your child from HIV infection, and contribute to the fight against HIV/Aids generally. The importance of HIV screening HIV testing is a critically important part of the overall fight against the HIV/Aids epidemic in South Africa, says Dr Avron Urison of AllLife. HIV: What is pre-exposure prophylaxis? Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the newest method of preventing HIV transmission, explains Dr Avron Urison of AllLife. Assess Your HIV risk » Test Your HIV/Aids knowledge » Talk HIV Talk forum » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Finding the cure for Aids HIV/Aids Timeline General safer sex rules Although abstinence and condoms are the best way of preventing HIV/Aids, there are a lot of general safer sex rules that one should follow. It-won't-happen-to-me syndrome They think they're safe travelling in life's first class, but when the plane crashes, there's no discrimination. You've done it. What now? Sometimes post exposure prophylaxis is requested when a person has had risky sexual exposure, such as unprotected intercourse with a sex worker or a “one-night-stand”. The gels that may stop HIV The development of microbicides is being hailed by some as a breakthrough in the fight against HIV and Aids. But how do these gels actually work? An introduction to disease prevention Because there is no cure or vaccine for HIV-infection yet, prevention by not allowing the virus to get into the body in the first place, is the only answer. Why HIV is still winning New writings on the Aids pandemic suggest a solution is mostly a matter of using the tools we already have How a foreskin ups HIV risk One of the most effective weapons against HIV/Aids is in fact 4 300 years old. Circumcision has become a hot topic in the field of HIV prevention. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.