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In Poland the activities in the ﬁeld of HIV/AIDS information, education and prevention have been carried out for 30 years. Thanks to them the HIV/AIDS epidemiological situation is relatively good. In the article the authors have analysed the changes which happened in the ﬁeld of epidemiology, HIV testing, anti- retroviral therapy, the level of HIV/AIDS knowledge of Poles who are in their reproductive years as well as their attitude to HIV positive people. The authors also presented a number of recommendations concerning the necessary changes in ﬁnancing, planning and carrying out HIV/AIDS educational activities. Such activities must be treated as a very important component of lifelong education.