How AIDS is spread
- How AIDS is spread
- Place of Origin
- Kampala (Uganda)
AIDS Control Programme (Uganda)
Uganda. Ministry of Education
- AIDS Posters Collection
Poster describes four ways by which AIDS is spread: sexual intercourse, contaminated medical instruments, pregnancy and blood transfusions. Illustrations depict a naked man and woman in silhouette, a man receiving medical treatment from a traditional healer, a kneeling pregnant woman, and a woman receiving a blood transfusion.
Poster held by Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. History & Special Collections, Collection no. 306, item UG001.
- 59 x 42 cm. (24 x 17 in.)
- Condition note
- Additional poster text: AIDS is spread mainly through sexual intercourse with an infected person. AIDS is spread through blood contaminated instruments. AIDS is spread through infected woman during pregnancy to her unborn child. AIDS is spread through infected blood transfusion. Prevent AIDS! Have sexual intercourse with a faithful partner for life. Accept medical treatment only from trained health workers in health centres where equipment is kept sterile and blood is checked against AIDS.