HIV? Me? No, I’ m married! (8)

”So how long ago did you have chlamydia infection?” I asked Dike.  “About two years ago.”  ”Did you get treatment for it?”  ”Yes.”  ”How do you think you may have caught the infection?”  ”I don’t know,” He shrugged. ”Through sex, I suppose.”  ”What about your wife? Did she get treated for it?”  ”My wife?” he asked surprised.Continue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’ m married! (8)”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (6)

“Did you use a sterile needle to inject the heroin?” “I can’t remember to be honest, my friend just made up the shot and helped me inject it,” Dike replied. “So how long ago was this?” “About 20 years ago.” “Have you had a test for HIV or hepatitis since then?” “No.” “Well, it’s goodContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (6)”

How do I protect my teenage child from HIV?

Your teenager knows about Twilight, The Hunger Games, Big Bang Theory and ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here!’ But do they know this: MORE THAN 10% OF THOSE NEWLY DIAGNOSED WITH HIV IN THE UK ARE UNDER 25. Of those newly diagnosed with HIV in UK, over 10% were under 25 years. DoContinue reading “How do I protect my teenage child from HIV?”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (3)

“We are offering all newly registered patients the chance to have the test.” “But why?” he asked again, suspiciously. “It is regarded as good medical practice to do this. People who have HIV or Hepatitis may not show any signs until the disease is very advanced. If any of the tests are positive, then the person can benefit from treatmentContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (3)”

A Challenge to Black Men.

Massive thanks to all who participated in our poll on contraception. Your involvement makes your feelings clear and once we know what our feelings are, we can change them in positive ways. Never forget that you have a voice and ‘We must be the change we wish to see in the world’ – Gandhi. So pleaseContinue reading “A Challenge to Black Men.”