blood which ultimately suppresses the disease. Antiretroviral (ART) therapy is the most effective and costly HIV drug with the least side effects (Arcangelo et al., 2017). Controlling the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and reducing mortalities would seem to be the reasonable and rational indicator for the development of better medications. Then the question is, are people becoming complacent due to the enormity of developed drugs? Alternatively, is it the perception of the disease, a person's lifestyle, and lack of education, low self-esteem, and or socioeconomically status? I believe that complacency is devoid of drug advancement and more so on a person's way of life or conduct. It is inconceivable to think of a person willing to expose one's self to HIV/AIDS knowing the financial, social, and detrimental health factors associated with the disease. Patients who diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and are on drug treatment and willingly expose another person to the disease does not require freedom living in society. Caution must be taken to prevent the effective benefits of HIV drug therapies and people with selfish risky behaviors (Moskowitz, Hult, Bussolari, and Acree (2009). Roles of the healthcare professional The benefit and safety of sex education should begin at an early age. It is imperative for the practitioner to be vigilant in the healthcare society as their roles involve, prescribing, educating, referring, monitoring and counseling. Considering a patient becoming infected with HIV the potential danger lingers because the health status of that person has been compromised.
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