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...AIDS pandemic reportedly causing deaths on a large scale especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The use of the term ‘pandemic’ or ‘epidemic’ with regards to a particular communicable disease normally conjures images of large scale infections and deaths and particularly from the 1980s when reports of outbreaks of HIV AIDS ‘hit’ the media, such fearful images of death and epidemic have been associated with HIV AIDS. Official Statistics of global HIV infections in the 1980s provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) for example were put at between 5 million... One of the most prominent issues that have taken center stage in a lot of national, regional and international forums is the much talked about HIV...
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...AIDS) ______________________________________ Introduction Some changes are having a deep and long-lasting effect on the lives of millions, even on the whole world population and future generations. Then AIDS appeared on the world scene. The spread of AIDS, the deadly virus that has become one of the worst plagues of the 20th century. AIDS has already taken the lives of tens of thousands. And if current estimates prove correct, it could take millions of additional lives in the near future. As deaths from this modern plague mounted and no cure was found. The disease is defined as Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a human viral disease that ravages... the immune system, undermining...
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...AIDS Definition: AIDS is defined as a pathological condition which stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. It is a disease condition which results due to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus and it is termed as a syndrome owing to the fact that it affects the major systems of the human body and it is accompanied with different pathological states including cancers of different parts of the human body (Davidson et al 2009). Introduction: AIDS is a disease which results due to the action of the human immunodeficiency virus. This disease and the virus was properly explained and identified in the year 1981. The number of patients suffering... ? ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME Section...
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...AIDS status in a relationship because such information does not only enhance the levels of trust in such relationships, but it also promotes the safety and their general well being. As much as it comes with a number of cons, it is more advantageous if the partners in a sexual relationship learn about their health status. After being diagnosed with HIV/AIDS or any other sexually transmitted infection, an individual has to decide whether to share the information with his/her partner or keep quiet about it. Sharing the information... Essay, Health Sciences and Medicine al Affiliation Essay, Health Sciences and Medicine It is important for partners in a sexual relationship to be aware of each other’s HIV/...
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...AIDS AIDS [Institute’s AIDS Since time immemorial, microorganisms have inhabited the world and have lived in allpossible natural, environmental, and biological habitats of the world. A large proportion of the microorganisms are necessary for other organisms’ survival, whereas, few are disease causing or pathogenic. Severe health enormities such as infectious diseases can result from pathogenic strains of microorganisms. Infectious diseases may include “cholera, malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS, pneumonia” (Lemon, 2007) and many more. According to the records (Lemon, 2007), it has come into focus that the spread of these infectious diseases have increased drastically and have accelerated... ?Running Head: AIDS ...
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...AIDS in the year 2002. Out of the total number of cases, 2 percent were reported amongst the children. There are many underlying causes of this pathology. The disease is led to by sexual transmission between heterosexuals as well as homosexuals. It can also be transmitted through infected blood transfusions. Drug addicts who use syringes are also at a high... ? Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Institute Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a pathological condition which is led to by the human immunodeficiency virus. The condition follows a global trend and people all around the world have presented with this syndrome. It has been analyzed that 900,000 people in the United States were suffering from...
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...Aids Aids [Institute’s AIDS “AIDS is the abbreviation of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, it is a disease spread by HIV virus” (USDHHS, 2010). The ground reason behind the diagnosis of AIDS for any person is the weakness of ones immune system to fight with HIV infections developed in the body (USDHHS, 2010). The history of AIDS throughout the world is rich enough as to make this syndrome as an epidemic. Though the identification of AIDS for the first time took place in 1980s and since then the epidemic has affected and infected unexampled number of people throughout the globe (Crescent., 2008) (Sutton, 2009). According to UNAIDS estimation at present, there is an approximation... Running Head: Aids...
AIDS
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...AIDS was not confined to the homosexual community. In recognition of his contribution, in late 1990, the US Congress passed the Ryan White Care Act... Background A True American Tale1 Born on 6 December 1971 Ryan White was diagnosed with HIV in the mid 80s. Ryan had the misfortune to be born with hemophilia and contracted HIV from infected blood products he received to treat the condition. The Kokomo, Indiana school board expelled him from school claiming he was a health risk to other students. Fearing for their lives after gun shots were fired at their home, the family moved to Cicero, Indiana to start a new life. Ryan died on April 8, 1990, aged 19 – but spent his short life educating people that...
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...AIDS Despite the fact that there is no preventive vaccination for HIV/AIDS, I still believe that HIV/AIDS cases will decline in the future. The reason for this is that antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage has increased. Also, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) coverage has augmented which has resulted in a decline in death cases from this disease. In East African countries, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS has either declined or remained stable for many years. One reason for this is that in this region, heterosexual relations are the primary form of sexual relations. Also, Asia is one of those regions...
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...AIDS An estimated thirty five million people worldwide are living with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. First identified in the early 1980s, today we have an epidemic on our hands. The statistics are horrifying. However, what is far worse is the fact that ignorance is responsible for the fast multiplying numbers. AIDS is caused by the HIV virus that attacks immune system cells. The virus damages these cells, and the body is left exposed to various infections. As the body’s immune system weakens, if the condition is not treated, AIDS develops. This can take many years and AIDS can be avoided by...
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...AIDS In the 1990s when research became necessary to find out about different treatment options the medical institutes began to enroll foster children in their programs. Research was carried out on these foster children to find out about the effects of the drugs so that they could possibly find out a cure for different diseases. The medications for AIDS were also used of foster children and this has created an issue of medical ethics. The foster children were used in many states all over and in many cases an advocate was not appointed for these children. The parents were given guidelines regarding the research that was taking place and the children had to...
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...Aids AIDS was first recognized as a disease in 1981. Male homosexuals, intravenous drug abusers, hemophiliacs and sexually active heterosexuals in America and some countries of equatorial Africa were the major identified victims of the new found disease. The Human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was discovered a little later on in 1983 and it was not until 1984 that a definite link was established between HIV and AIDS. HIV basically attacks and destroys the infection fighting cells(CD4 cells) in the human immune system. These cells are also known as CD4 positive T cells. HIV affects these cells, multiplies, and begins to affect and kill the...
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...AIDS: Social Implications in the USA AIDS, short for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is a scourge affecting the worldwide society and has become the number one killer disease which has no cure till date. The first case of AIDS diagnosed in the US was in 1981 when it was detected in some gay men (men indulging in same sex sexual activities). However it was established later that the first case in history was that of a man in Belgian Congo in 1959 whose blood sample was analyzed for the virus later as he had died from some unidentifiable disease (fohn.net). It was established later that it is caused by a virus which was named HIV-I and HIV-II (Human Immunodeficiency... Your first and sur Your Due AIDS: ...
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS I select two articles for review both of which talk about the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Africa. HIV/AIDS is a major pandemic that continue to frustrate the efforts by African countries in their quest to attain the MDG 6 goals. HIV/AIDS continue to rage in Africa often sustained by poor cultures and extreme poverty. In the first article HIV/AIDS Epidemic Still Ravaging African Countries by VOA’s Kim Lewis, the author dispels the notion that some of the African countries are winning the war against HIV/AIDS. The article asserts that the pandemic continue to kill millions of Africans on a daily basis. The condition is worse since most victims of the disease use the antiretroviral drug thus...
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS. According to information from the National Institutes of Health, AIDS accounted for 1.8 million deaths worldwide in 2009 alone with 33.3 million already suffering from the disease and 2.6 million who were newly infected (“Quick Facts,” 2011). In the United States alone, 1 million people are currently living with AIDS and 21% of those infected remain unaware of their condition (“Quick Facts,” 2011). Furthermore, an alarming fact based on information from One.org states that around 4,900 people die from AIDS everyday and that 7,100 are infected at the same rate (“HIV/AIDS,” 2012). It is also very sad...
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS and HIV is one which continues to be problematic within various s and which is defined as detrimental at the federal level.The public health topic is one which continues to be addressed at federal, state and local levels, all which carry responsibilities and activities for those who are suffering from AIDS. The issue which is linked to the disease is one which continues to be defined by the global issue as well as the needs which are a part of each community. Each of the programs which have been developed is specific to the need to assist in stopping the disease while helping those who are suffering from HIV or AIDS. At a federal level, HIV and AIDS have created policies... and...
Presentational Aids
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...Aids As the suggests, presentational aids are audio/visual tools applied to support the intent of a presenter. Choosing and developing presentation aid(s) appropriate for the audience can help speed up and multiply understanding of the presented material. Research has revealed that around 83% of the human learning occurs visually. The use of presentation aids such as objects, graphs, charts, overhead transparencies and PowerPoint slides etc. can add enormous impact and interest to a presentation during the training session. It also improves the audience’s retention level of information to a good extent. I have decided to develop flip charts and PowerPoint slides as preferred... presentational...
AIDS Essay
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...AIDS was not confined to the homosexual community. In recognition of his contribution, in late 1990, the US Congress passed the Ryan White Care Act... Background A True American Tale1 Born on 6 December 1971 Ryan White was diagnosed with HIV in the mid 80s. Ryan had the misfortune to be born with hemophilia and contracted HIV from infected blood products he received to treat the condition. The Kokomo, Indiana school board expelled him from school claiming he was a health risk to other students. Fearing for their lives after gun shots were fired at their home, the family moved to Cicero, Indiana to start a new life. Ryan died on April 8, 1990, aged 19 - but spent his short life educating people that...
Visual Aids
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...Aids of Affiliation: Visual Aids Starbucks has been experiencing increased dissatisfaction due to the long queue lines that the customers have to stay as they await service. Despite such a challenge, various possible strategies have been developed including increasing the number of servers and increasing the number of queue lines, which would ensure a faster service of the arriving customers. This is as shown in the figure below. Figure 1 Figure 1 shows the model of increasing the number of servers and queue lines to facilitate a faster service of customers on the queues at Starbucks. At the entry, customers make entry into Starbucks where they are welcomed by the first worker, after... Aids of...
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS In 1981, gay men in San Francisco and New York began dying from diseases which were normally relatively rare, such as a cancer called Kaposi's sarcoma, and a lung disease called Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Reports published by the Centers for Disease control about the occurrence of these diseases in gay men marked the new awareness of AIDS in America. Later in 1981 the first case of AIDS was noted in the UK, and in subsequent years, cases were noted in Haiti, Africa, and Europe, indicating that the disease was a world-wide phenomenon. When cases began turning up in women and children it could no longer be called a "gay disease" (AVERT, 2006) and it was eventually found... that...
Lesson Aids
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...Aids 1. Interactive Website to be used by Grade 4 students United States Department of Agriculture: MyPyramid.gov. For Kids: MyPyramid Blast Off Game. Retrieved 21 August 2007. http://www.mypyramid.gov/kids/kids_game.html This interactive website consists of material to be used by children between the ages of 6 to 11. The specific grade levels targeted for all... Objective of Choice: Content Area: Health and Nutrition Grade Level: 4 Educational Standard of the of Georgia: Evaluates personal diet based on recommended dietary guidelines and the food guide pyramid. Chosen Objective: “Students will identify food groups and how to get the right amount of food from each food group.” (Lesson 1) Lesson Aids 1....
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS. The definition of HIV/AIDS, its incidence over the world mainly in the UK and USA. Its method of transmission, symptoms, prevention. From its first beginnings in the early 1980’s, through to the explosion of the epidemic in the USA, the UK and subsequently throughout the world, AIDS has become one of the defining features of modern medicine. While more people are infected now than at any other time in the past AIDS has moved form being a proverbial death sentence to being, in some senses at least, a manageable disease, for at least a few years.. Presently it is the cost of treatment that is one of the major controversies surrounding the condition, together... A general introduction to HIV/AIDS....
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS Introduction “Most people living with HIV/AIDS are in the economically productive age-group supporting children and elderly relativesand most will receive minimal care when they finally develop the AIDS-related illness. From many aspects, the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is an enormous tragedy for humankind.” (Morison, 2001: pp.7-8) Immunodeficiency is a condition that leaves human beings susceptible to infection by the natural defect of the immune system or by viral infections like AIDS (Leksmono, 2008). Since the 1980s, the human immune system has been facing an unprecedented challenge from the deadly killer - Human Immunodeficiency Virus /Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome...
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS Symptoms and Treatments of HIV/ AIDS By _________________ HIV/AIDS HIV mainly infects cells bearing the CD4 surface molecule, which acts as a specific receptor for the viral envelope protein, gp120. Such cells are found predominantly within the immune system and include T-helper lymphocytes, monocytes and antigen-presenting cells. However, there are also CD4+cells within the central nervous system, these being the microglial cells which are of monocyte or macrophage lineage. These cells can be productively infected by HIV in vitro, and in vivo there is evidence of an HIV-induced cytopathic effect since syncytia-like, multi-nucleated cells are seen in the brains of HIV-infected... Running Head:...
HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS is not easy. Not only can HIV/AIDS create psychological illnesses in others, but also, often people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS have co-morbid psychiatric conditions along with substance abuse disorder. There is not enough data present about the health services used by HIV/AIDS patients with mental illnesses and/or substance abuse disorder. The advances in medicine in the 90s, and the anti-HIV combination therapies made it possible for people with HIV/AIDS to live longer, thereby making chronic condition care a burdensome issue not only for the patient but for the service providers. This not only includes economic factors... Your Section December 3, Your email Address Living with a disease like...
Biology Aids
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...aid of various thymic hormones, immature T-cells grow, learn to recognize and attack antigens, and develop a range of specialized activities. The thymus is the master gland of cell-mediated immunity, a veritable training school for different classes of T-cells. There are three types of T-cells: T-helper cells which orchestrate the actions of other... WEEK 2 HOME WORK HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT WEEK 2 What are the 2 main arms of the immune system What are the main functions of these 2 arms There are two major arms of the human immune system: (1) innate immunity and (2) acquired immunity. Innate immunity refers to immune elements which are non-specific. They are generally able to distinguish foreign tissues and ...
Aids work
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...aid helps improve healthcare in poor countries. Anti-malaria bed nets have helped reduce infant mortality in Kenya. Aid-supported measures of malaria control have also helped reduce mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2000, AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis were three major epidemics in Africa. They were targeted by the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations, and the healthcare conditions in Africa are much better now. Landmark summits hosted by Nigeria also helped improve the healthcare status. Under the Global Fund program started in 2002, rich countries decided to reduce debt... on the indebted poor countries which also helped improve the poor countries’ condition. Ways...
Disaster Aids
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...Aids Disaster Aids A disaster is capable of disrupting people’s lives with a short notice or none. As historical hazardous events have demonstrated, citizens must prepare themselves for virtually every type of a disaster. This is because when a disaster strikes and citizens get caught unprepared, they may be incapacitated, hence, unable to protect themselves, the loved ones as well as their property. This brief report begins by describing a disaster that has occurred in the recent past, how a federal agency responded and factors that could have been accounted for to increase the effectiveness of the response. Additionally, the paper describes other disaster scenarios, their possible... ? Disaster Aids...
Aids and hiv
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...AIDS Muhammad Emaduddin Research-Academia Role of Governments and the Pharmaceutical Industry in the Fight against HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS infection is considered to be a pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO). AIDS until now has claimed more than 25 million lives globally (Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2006). Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Under this condition progressive failure of the immune system in humans allows life-threatening infections and cancers to grow. HIV infection occurs by the person to person transfer of semen, blood vaginal discharge, pre-semen... ? Role of Governments and the Pharmaceutical Industry in the Fight against HIV/AIDS...
Natural sleep aids
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...aids are better than Pills/Drugs in reducing Sleepless Nights Introduction Natural sleep aids are the mosteffective and safest method in reducing sleeping disorders otherwise known as insomnia (sleepless nights). There has been increased rate of insomnia amongst contemporary individuals. Increased insomnia is associated with high prevalence of psychological, emotional, and social problems. In addition, contemporary environment is highly characterized with stress arising from the difficulty experienced in meeting both professional and personal commitments. Amazingly, there have been creations and developments of various sleeping aids. Other than the natural sleeping aids, pills... and drugs...
AIDS identified 1981
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...AIDS), a condition which was first recognized in the year 1981, is one of the most critical issues affecting the health of a significant number of people all over the world today. Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus or the HIV, the syndrome causes immunosuppression which makes the HIV-infected individual become more prone to several forms of opportunistic infections and even cancer. Despite its existence for almost three decades, international health organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as those in the national and local levels have... Introduction The acquired immune deficiency syndrome...
AIDS Epidemic in Africa
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...AIDS IN AFRICA: DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION Aids in Africa: Demographic Transition [The [The of the Institution] Aids in Africa: Demographic Transition Introduction Africa is the worst hit continent in the world by HIV/AIDS. Botswana has 35.8% of it's adult population infected. South Africa comes second with 19.9% infected with HIV. Zimbabwe life expectancy has dropped from 65 to 43 years as a direct result of HIV/AIDS. In Zambia one quarter of the city population is infected and one in seven people are infected in rural areas (Feachem 2007:Internet). In contrast to this these tragic statistics, in Uganda, there is now a real prospect of an almost AIDS-free generation of high-school-age... Running Head: AIDS...
HIV and Aids
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...AIDS) is a sickness of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)”. The sickness interferes with the immune scheme making individual with AIDS much more likely to obtain infections, together with opportunistic diseases and tumors that do not influence people with working immune systems. This vulnerability gets poorer as the disease continues(Felissa R. Lashley, 2009 ). “HIV is transformed in numerous ways, such as anal, vaginal or oral sex, blood transfusion or contaminated hypodermic needles, switch over amid mother and baby during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. It can... ? Summary “Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)...
HIV/AIDS disease
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...AIDS disease This report is based on the current statistics, prevalence of the HIV/AIDS disease and current social work interventions that are implemented to alleviate the disease. All the recent statistics are by the WHO and UNICEF is being analyzed in the analysispart. All the major interventions implemented by governments and NGOs are being analyzed. The entire necessary factors for the prevalence of the disease are being discussed in the discussion part. Lastly the research paper concluded the important facts and points. Introduction AIDS is the acquired immune deficiency syndrome which is predominantly caused by the HIV virus. In the year 1983 and 1984, the immunodeficiency virus... was...
Historical Significance of AIDS
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...AIDS, exposing the inequalities and possibilities that are accompanied by the approach of magic bullet to health concerns. It shows how Brazil turned out to be the first country among developing countries to make ARVs accessible universally. This was an initiative that made a breakthrough propelled by a group of activists, development agencies, government reformers and pharmaceutical industries. The article views a range of aspects from a social perspective on practices of institutions that shape the response of Brazil to AIDS and victims lives and their stories. It is drawn... from interviews with policy makers, corporate actors, longitudinal ethnographic and activists among the care...
Aids and hiv
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...AIDS Muhammad Emaduddin Research-Academia Role of Governments and the Pharmaceutical Industry in the Fight against HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS infection is considered to be a pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO). AIDS until now has claimed more than 25 million lives globally (Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2006). Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Under this condition progressive failure of the immune system in humans allows life-threatening infections and cancers to grow. HIV infection occurs by the person to person transfer of semen, blood vaginal discharge, pre-semen... Role of Governments and the Pharmaceutical Industry in the Fight against HIV/AIDS...
Evolution of Aids
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...AIDS has been developed and spread and what is the current situation. In 1983, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was identified as the causative agent of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by the laboratories of Dr. Luc Montagnier of the Pasteur Institute, Paris and Dr. Robert Gallo of the National Cancer Institute, Washington, D.C. (Chermann, 1983; Barre-Sinoussi,1983). At that time, over 4000 people in the U.S. had been diagnosed with AIDS and no effective therapies existed (CDC, 2007). By 1993, the cumulative number of U.S. deaths from AIDS... Running head: Evolution of hiv Evolution of HIV s and Number] Evolution of HIV The purpose of this essay is to discuss in detail, how the HIV/AIDS...
Biology-AIDS/HIV
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...AIDS HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) which leads to AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is the most infectious disease that has presented itself in more than a century. HIV made an evolutionary jump from chimpanzees to humans. In all probability, the transfer occurred from using chimps as a meat source. Monkey’s used as a food source started AIDS (Infection Dissection, 2000) The virus originated, however, in two types of monkeys which were consumed by the chimpanzees. A hybrid of the monkey virus (SIV) spread through infected chimpanzees and a mutated form was eventually transmitted to people in the form of HIV-1. As do chimps... Cause of AIDS...
AIDS in Brazil
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...AIDS IN BRAZIL RENE DAVILA ENGLISH 302 RON HESS APRIL 17, 2008 AIDS IN BRAZIL The Outbreak of AIDS in Brazil During the 1990'sand How it Got Under Control in 2005-2006 The first case of AIDS in Brazil was recorded back in 1982. (Avert.Org, 2008). Around that time, the country was struggling to get rid of its last military dictatorship and establishing democracy through the efforts of civil society and non-government organizations (NGOs). These civil society groups urged the new democratic government to act quickly and not to ignore the dangers of the AIDS epidemic. So those organizations...
Epidemiology-HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS” Epidemiology is a study carried out to know the frequency of occurrence of any disease in different groups of population. It aids in evaluating and planning out the approaches to check the disease and describes the integral part of the disease by collecting all the relevant information such as the data collection and its interpretation, various terminologies related with the disease. AIDS is pandemic and encompasses many epidemics of different subtypes. The leading factor for its multiplication and spread include sexual transmission and vertical transmission where the fetus gets the disease from the mother (Kallings, 2008). Even though there is an improvement in the lines... ?...
Aids in Russia
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...Aids in Russia (Full December 7, 2005 In the introduction global statisticson AIDS are shown, then the main topic Aids in Russia starts off with the principle modes of infection of Aids in Russia, followed by discussion on various efforts being undertaken to carry out research in the finding a drug/vaccine in Russia. Also two ways to prevent transmission of Aids as per recent reports in IAVI are cited finally followed by Cited Reference. INTRODUCTION Graphically global figures depict a grave situation in respect of AIDS, which is attaining dangerous proportions. According to the...
HIV and AIDS
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...AIDS al Affiliation HIV and AIDs stand for Human Immunodeficiency virus and Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome respectively. They are related diseases which have infected and killed a high proportion of the global population, extending attention from national to international boundaries for more research, and guidance to treatment and prevention measures. Unlike the myths around, they are diseases that can infect anyone in spite of his or her race, gender, or age. Based on the period of discovery the diseases could be traced back in Africa from where it is believed to have developed and spread. They destroy the human immune system, specifically the CD4 bearing cells (CD4+ T cells... and...
Epidemology of HIV/AIDS
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...AIDS Introduction Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was isolated in 1983 in a lymphadenopathy patient, and it took up to 1984, to be demonstrated distinctively to be the causative agent of AIDS. In 1981, AIDS was first recognized in the United States (Gallo and Montagnier, 2003). At this time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in some otherwise healthy homosexual men of Los Angeles and 26 cases of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), again in 26 homosexual individuals both in New York and Los Angeles (Klimas et al., 2008). It took, however, less time to identify that both male and female injection drug abusers... Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS...
Topic: Aids/HIV
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...AIDS The Human Immunodeficiency Virus was determined in the year 1985. This virus is spread from one individual to the next through various ways. For instance, bodily fluids can transmit the disease. This could be fluids like blood or semen. These fluids transmit the virus, since it moves from the infected individual to uninfected person. HIV/AIDS is usually spread through sexual intercourse. Other forms of transmission include sharing of needles, especially when using them for street drugs, mother to fetus transmission, and even kissing (Johanson 236). This makes the disease quite dangerous such that it does not see color, gender, economic background or even a specific... Module Infectious Disease...
HIV/AIDS in Russia
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...AIDS. The main emphasis of such policy was more on prevention and health care rights for people with AIDS (hivpolicy.ru,2007).Discrimination is one of the obstacles... According to usaid.gov report, HIV in Russia was first detected” among men who have sex with men (MSM) in 1987”. At that time, the incidence was really low until it reached alarming rates at 1996 when more than a thousand cases were added. By 1998, USAID has been active in launching HIV activities that mainly focused on prevention among youth. In 2005, the focus was shifted towards most at risk populations (MARPs) (usaid.gov). Nevertheless, as early as 1995, the Russian government has already formulated Russia’s Federal Law on HIV/AIDS....
HIV/AIDS Control Program
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...AIDS control program Health promotion is considered as a process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their health, and public health professionals are struggling hard to achieve health improvement as the objective of public health actions have now expanded beyond infectious diseases control. Health Program evaluation is paramount to gauge the effects of public health actions, since "effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions by involving procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate" (Framework for Program evaluation, 1999). At present human immunodeficiency virus (HIV... ) and acquired immunodeficiency...
AIDS in Africa
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...AIDS in Africa Sociology October 29, TABLE OF CONTENTS l. The problem 3 2. Origin of the problem 4 3. Solutions tried 5 4.Why the solutions have not worked 9 5. Conclusions 11 6. References 12 AIDS in AFRICA HIV/AIDS is a global problem. It is one of the most devastating health problems that caused death to many people of the world. Africa is the mostly affected region in the world. Its population constitutes 11% of the world and is home to 60% of people in the world living with HIV. The severity of the problem cannot be just set aside since every year, millions of Africans died pointlessly of a disease that is otherwise avoidable. According to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2012), AIDS...
HIV/AIDS Presentation
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...AIDS disease. b. Students will be able to use research to correctly complete question the topic of HIV/AIDS.   c. Students will be able to work in groups to complete an HIV/AIDS assessment This works begins by giving defining what are HIV and AIDs and further goes on to detail how they relate. The origin of the disease is discussed, with the work focusing on the organism believed to be the source and how the disease moved from the organism to the human. Another area of interest in this work is the History of the disease that takes into account... OUTLINE The Learning Outcomes of the topic are as follows: a. will be able to clarify misconceptions by defining, comparing, and contrastingthe HIV virus and...
Types of Presentation Aids
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...Aids Presentation aids play an important and significant role in enhancing a presentation. They help in explaining complex ideas, keeping the audience engaged and also making the presentation attractive and interesting. Presentation aids are used as supplements to a presentation. They are audio and visual aids that help the audience see relationships between ideas and elements, they help in critically examining key concepts, and in remembering material. Anything that can assist the audience and help them understand your idea is considered a presentation aid. The use of pictures and sound can be communicated and remembered more effectively and efficiently than a speech or presentation... Presentation...
AIDS in Africa
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...AIDS in Africa Sociology October 29, TABLE OF CONTENTS l. The problem 3 2. Origin of the problem 4 3. Solutions tried 5 4.Why the solutions have not worked 9 5. Conclusions 11 6. References 11 AIDS in AFRICA HIV/AIDS is a global problem. It is one of the most devastating health problems that caused death to many peoples of the world. Africa is the mostly affected region in the world. It constitutes 11% of the world population and home to 60% of people in the world living with HIV. The severity of the problem cannot be just set aside since every year, millions of African died pointlessly of a disease that is otherwise avoidable... ESSAY HEALTH PROBLEM: AIDS...
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