How can HIV be prevented

HIV can be easily prevented by adopting simple measures such as:

Safe Sex: The only safe sex is ‘no sex’; all other practices like masturbation, cuddling, hugging, rubbing, sticking to one partner or using condom if one cannot avoid multiple partners are safer sex practices.

Safe Blood: Judicious use of blood and use only pretested HIV free blood or blood product

Safe Needles: Insist your doctors and nurses to use sterile or disposable needles and  Instruments

Safe Motherhood: Before taking any major step in life like marriage or having child ascertain that you are HIV free

Safe Razor and Blade: Never share your shaving blades with anyone and also ask your barber to use properly cleansed razor and new blade during shaving or haircut. (Although the risk of getting infection from a saloon is minimal)