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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 AIDS pandemic reportedly causing deaths on a large scale especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The use of the term ‘pandemic’ or… Official Statistics of global HIV infections in the 1980s provided by the World Health…
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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.… Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), AIDS leaves an infected person…
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AIDS
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ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME Author Course Section 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).…
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Aids
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It is important for partners in a sexual relationship to be aware of each other’s HIV/ 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… Sharing the information often comes with more advantages than keeping quiet about it…
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AIDS
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The paper "AIDS" gives the full information about the HIV virus and AIDS in general. AIDS is one of the most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). It comes under origin through an agent that is a virus named Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).… Since time immemorial, microorganisms have inhabited the world and have lived in all possible natural,…
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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Your Name Institute Abstract 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 can also be transmitted through infected blood transfusions. Drug addicts…
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AIDS
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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… In recognition of his contribution, in late 1990, the US Congress passed the Ryan White Care Act which provides funding for care, education and prevention of…
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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… According to UNAIDS estimation at present, there is an approximation of 33.4 million people across the globe living on this face of earth while suffering from AIDS and every year estimated two million people…
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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.… This essay would further point…
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Aids
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The reason for this is that antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage has increased. Also, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV… Also, Asia is one of those regions where the prevalence of this disease is very low. Countries like Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand have shown a significant decline in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the past few years. The…
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Aids
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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… There is still no cure for the virus that causes AIDS. However antiretroviral treatments that suppress the HIV virus are available. Some patients have been known to regain strong immune systems…
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AIDS
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This paper "AIDS" comments on the origin of this disease. According to the author of the text, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was discovered in 1983 and it was not until 1984 that a definite link was established between HIV and AIDS.… Hence it was proved that AIDs always appeared after HIV (Blattner, Gallo and Temin). HIV turns into AIDS when the…
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AIDS
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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… The virus is spread by unprotected sex between affected individuals and through…
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HIV/AIDS
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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… The condition is worse since most victims of the disease use the antiretroviral drug thus sustaining the spread of the disease into various parts of the impoverished continent.…
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The disease of AIDS and HIV is one which continues to be problematic within various states 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.… At a federal level, HIV…
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HIV/AIDS
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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… t 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 that those affected by HIV are…
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Presentational Aids
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Choosing and developing presentation aid(s) appropriate for the audience can help speed up and multiply understanding of the presented material. Research has revealed… I have decided to develop flip charts and PowerPoint slides as preferred presentational aids because I am more confident and comfortable with the efficient preparation and utilization of these…
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AIDS Essay
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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.… In recognition of his contribution, in late…
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Visual Aids
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Despite such a challenge, various possible strategies have been developed including increasing the number of servers and… Other than increasing the number of servers and queue lines as a means of minimizing queues at Starbucks, there is also another model; the M/M/2 is also effective in enhancing operations. The model works in such a way that it determines the…
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HIV/AIDS
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This essay deals with the history of the HIV/AIDS origin. Thus, it is mentioned here that the 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. … In 1999, scientists discovered that the original source of the virus in nature is a species of chimpanzee native to…
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Lesson Aids
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Therefore the above picture would be displayed on one side of the cards whilst the contents pertaining to the food groups would be detailed on the inner side. This… Each card contains pictures of various servings of food. Five cards consist of the total number of servings from each food group. These cards carry 5 points. 20 cards comprise specific food…
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HIV/AIDS
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The paper is focused on the HIV/AIDS problem. 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. … There is no cure for AIDS, even while a number of drugs have been developed thazt enable the disease to…
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HIV/AIDS
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 The essay "HIV/AIDS" briefly sketches the nature of the virus and the ways in which it virus works to defeat the human immune system and study some of the factors that have lead to the spread of the disease in the UK over the last twenty-five years.… Therefore it is imperative to educate oneself regarding this virus, and actively prevent its spread. This…
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HIV/AIDS
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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.… This CD4-defined tissue tropism explains the major pathological effects of HIV, which are…
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Biology Aids
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Innate immunity refers to immune elements which are non-specific. They are generally able to distinguish foreign tissues and organisms, but are unable to recognize a particular invader. Similarly, they will respond to such an organism in the same manner, despite repeated exposures to it - they do not adapt and improve their effectiveness against previously encountered antigens. …
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