27 Nov '11, 8am

More Singaporeans are now aware of HIV/AIDS preventive measures

SINGAPORE: According to a survey by the Health Promotion Board (HPB), Singaporeans now have greater knowledge of HIV/AIDS preventive measures compared to just few years ago. The preventive measures are known as the ABCs - Abstinence from casual sex, Being faithful to one uninfected sexual partner and using a Condom correctly. Last year, about 67 per cent of respondents were aware of the ABCs, compared to just 37 per cent in 2007. The HPB survey also found a greater acceptance for individuals with HIV/AIDS. In 2007, only 22 per cent of those surveyed were willing to share a meal with a person with HIV/AIDS. Last year, this doubled to almost 41 per cent responded in the affirmative. Minister of State for Health and Chairperson of the National HIV Policy Committee Dr Amy Khor said over 400 people are diagnosed with HIV every year and late testing and detection of the HIV infe...

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