Islamic Shariah Guidance On Aids By Islamic Fiqh Academy Of India Edited By Hazrat Qazi Mujahidul Islam Qasmi
ISLAMIC SHARIAH GUIDANCE ON AIDS
AIDS: The Ailment, It’s Origin, Spread, Symptoms, Prevention & Social Interaction, Rights of AIDS Patients & Society, and Other Medico-Legal Issues
Every age has seen new problems. We, too, are witnessing a large number of new problems caused due to the changes in economic setups and social ethos.
The AIDS is one such ailment which has caused multidimensional social problems. We all know that the disease itself is a product of a faulty lifestyle popularised by the changing civilisational values especially the western ones.
The cure of AIDS has not so far been discovered despite some of the best of researches in this regard. Its terror is hanging over the world like the proverbial Damocles’ sword.
People all over the world are coming in contact of the dreadful HIV which causes the AIDS and dying in large numbers. Despite all the advances in the field of medical science, the humanity is watching these deaths helplessly.
The disease has close relationship with irresponsible and unprotected sexual activities with a number of partners. Indulgence in homosexuality is another source of its spread. Blood transfusion of an AIDS patient into the body of a healthy person; or the slightest prick of the needle of an AIDS patient’s syringe into the finger of a doctor or nurse has potential to transfer HIV.
The drug addicts who use the unsafe syringes freely to inject psychopathic drugs into their veins can easily get this virus through the infected needles. The virus also gets transmitted when someone with open wound comes in the