Does HIV and AIDS affect the ability of the individual to work?
The answer is YES for affected individual and NO to unaffected individual. HIV is a menance which naturally affect individual depending on the level of the person's awareness. However, the body soldiers of an individual's is naturally created to protect the body(IMMUNE SYSTEM)to fight germs and if that is not done as a result of the virus, this then open door for attack from other illness (diseases) and once that is done, the person becomes affected. This generally affect the individual at whatever taskgiven to him/her, though its start gradually. At the early HIV stage productivity at work may not be retarded but the psychological trauma of the person if care is not given would affecthis/her productivity. All this depend on the individual CD4 count. The psychology of the individual has to do with his/her thinking and reasoning ability. However, people around the person can help him/her with care and support. The individual can also help himself by attending clinics and seminar.