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Q. 19 What support can we give to a person living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA)?
Ans. Ø   We should not isolate the infected person, as he/she does not provide any risk to us through social contacts. We can work as well as live with the person.
Ø   We should not pass moral judgments on the person.
Ø   We should work for reducing stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS by spreading correct information, dispelling myths and having a positive attitude towards the infected person(S).
Ø   Supporting the person in staying active and economically productive.
Ø   Providing the necessary care and affection and support to the family.
v   Non-discriminatory attitude towards PLHA helps in HIV prevention efforts.