American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Voluntary Counseling and Testing with AIDS Outpatient: Hubei, China

Sheng Wanxiang, Liu Xiaoming, Yang Rongrong, Ahmad T. Khalaf and Tan Jinquan

DOI : 10.3844/ajidsp.2007.11.14

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Volume 3, Issue 1

Pages 11-14

Abstract

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected the world over the past two decades reveals the significant role of socio-cultural beliefs and attitudes in the shaping of people’s lifestyles and approaches to the control and prevention of epidemics. A descriptive analysis of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) in the 2005–2006 which is the key Hubei provincial science and technology project that studies about HIV status in Hubei province, investigates relevance among common STD and HIV regional population, explores about HIV from the STD patient to the general population’s diffuse pattern and transfer rule, promulgates the epidemic status of AIDS in Hubei province, formulates the practical feasible strategies for the government to guard against AIDS and provide policy-making basis, further promotes the improvement and development of VCT services. To carry out statistical analysis for AIDS amongst Voluntary Counseling and Testing personnel, and HIV/AIDS patients epidemic and clinical data. Voluntary Counseling and Testing of the 1,553 cases detected 37 cases of HIV/AIDS patients in those volunteers, there is high proportion of unhealthy sexual contact, blood/blood products transfusion and the history intravenous drug abuse.

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© 2007 Sheng Wanxiang, Liu Xiaoming, Yang Rongrong, Ahmad T. Khalaf and Tan Jinquan. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.