Treatment has improved greatly for people with HIV. By taking medicines and getting regular medical care, HIV-positive people can live long and healthy lives.
Your child’s medical care team is there for you and your child. They will help your child get the best treatment, and can also offer support to you and others.
You can be of help to a HIV positive child
Make sure your child:
*goes to all doctor’s visits
*takes all medicines exactly as directed
*goes for all follow-up blood tests
*understands what HIV and AIDS is and how it spreads.
*be physically active, get enough sleep, and eat well.
Written by Adeniji Ayodeji David