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AIDS Epidemic in Africa
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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.… This is due to the intense effort of government and non-government organizations to push large-scale…
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Politics and the AIDS epidemic
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Politics and AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency or AIDS is caused by infection with Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV. The first cases of AIDS were reported in 1981. Since then, severe hundreds of thousands of cases have been reported all over the world, including the US.… The part of the world that is affected worst by HIV infection is the sub-Saharan Africa.…
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UNICEF advertisement concerning the AIDS epidemic
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Seeking to understand this advertisement from yet another perspective, the rhetorical approach of logos, demands that the individual focus upon the moment in time it just prior to the advertisement concluding.… Finally, seeking to understand this advertisement from yet another perspective, the rhetorical approach of logos, demands that the individual focus…
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A Case Study on: Patents and the African AIDS Epidemic
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded a cluster of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (now still classified as PCP but known to be caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii) in five homosexual men in Los Angeles. (Gottlieb… This is known as antiretroviral drugs. Antiretroviral drugs inhibit the reproduction of retroviruses-viruses composed of RNA rather than…
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The HIV and AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Topic: HIV/AIDS pandemic in Sub –Saharan Africa, A focus on Kenya Name of student Lecturer Date of presentation Since Kenya made the first diagnosis of HIV infection in 1985, the country currently has an adult HIV prevalence rate of approximately 6.3% compared to sub-Saharan Africa that has 7.5% and the global prevalence rate of 1.1%.Young people and married couples are the hardest hit groups resulting to about 80,000 deaths from HIV related illnesses per year (Avert, 2010).…
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The Impact of Homophobia and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
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In the paper “The Impact of Homophobia and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic” the author analyzes new viral diseases one by one appeared which threatened to annihilate humankind and bring it to extinction.  The HIV virus or the human immunodeficiency virus is just as virulent as the hereinabove-mentioned viruses. … exercise of due care when…
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Africas AIDS Epidemic
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The aim of the paper “Africa’s AIDS Epidemic” is to evaluate the HIV endemic as a challenge in blacks or gays. The South African government required to take concentrated action, utilizing its widespread resources. Nearly six million people are HIV positive, in a cumulative population of 46 million.… For a sometime, the South African…
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Sexual behavior since the AIDS Epidemic
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Contraceptive education among college students is very important since it enables them to make best choices and avoid unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. United states seem to be larking behind among the developed countries on contraceptive knowledge and use, this call for an effort to educate people on this issue.… There is need to…
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Critically assess the role of the UN in the protection of human rights with regards to the AIDS epidemic in subsaharan Africa
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At the First International Consultation of HIV/AIDS and Human Rights in July of 1989 the United Nations (UN) proposed to set guidelines for policy and practice in the treatment of people infected with HIV/AIDS to ensure compliance with all international law.… The CHR's request was based on the Secretary General's statement during the 51st session of the UN in…
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Aids/HIV epidemic in Swaiziland
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AIDS/HIV Epidemic in Swaziland AIDS/HIV Epidemic in Swaziland Introduction Swaziland is world’s biggest HIV/AIDS epidemic center. The current situation poses serious threat to the economic development of the country. The first case of AIDS was reported in 1986 and since then it has spread in all parts of the country.… Between 1990 and 2007, average life…
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AIDS is a Worldwild Epidemic
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Instructor: Health Sciences and Medicine AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a worldwide epidemic that has affected 50 million people since its discovery by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). However, Dr.… Governments and international organizations have long been tasked with objectives to end the AIDS pandemic. In fact, there has been so much…
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AIDS: the most political epidemic of our times
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The paper gives some informative answers to the burning questions of our society about the most political epidemic of our times - AIDS. The epidemic on an infectious disease is not only caused by the infectious agent; it is also the resultant of the social, political, economic, and infrastructural failures.… With the epidemic spread of the disease, the…
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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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AIDS
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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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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
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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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AIDS in Brazil
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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).… At this time, a group of health professionals emerged that was determined to re-model…
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Global health issues(focus on AIDS)
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Mondal and Shitan (2013) reported that the increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS globally has become a barrier to the progress of human civilization and economic development. Alfsen (2004), Hellandendu (2012) and Coovadia and Hadingham (2005) point out that the factors fueling the… Mondal and Shitan (2013) present a different point of view, proposing that the…
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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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Evolution of Aids
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In 1983, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was identified as the causative agent of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by the… By 1993, the cumulative number of U.S. deaths from AIDS-related illnesses had reached 332,468 (CDC, 2007). The first clinically effective antiretroviral compound was approved by the food and drug administration (FDA) in…
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When Faith Meets HIV/AIDS: A Black Church Prevention Approach
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One of the dominant manifestations of racial disparity in the United States is the incidence of AIDS/HIV rates among racial minorities. According to the United States Census’ 2010 Census Data, African Americans compose only 13% of the American population, but make up more than 50% of new HIV/AIDS diagnoses.… The Black Church is in a position to collaborate…
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HIV/AIDS in Russia
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This essay entitled "HIV/AIDS in Russia" deals with the "HIV/AIDS" disease. As the author puts it, according to usaid.gov report, "HIV in Russia was first detected among men who have sex with men (MSM) in 1987" and at 1996 a thousand cases were added.  … Russia attends to its people by providing free antiretroviral therapy; however, there are cases…
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United Nations AIDS Conference Simulation
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The essay shows the simulation that proceeded according to a version of parliamentary procedure used in the United Nations Parliamentary procedure. This simulation addressed the topic of global action against the spread of AIDS. … This simulation activity involved the United Nations General Assemblies. According to Starkey, Boyer, Wilkenfeld, & Starkey (2010),…
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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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Aids and hiv
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Role of Governments and the Pharmaceutical Industry in the Fight against HIV/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).… HIV infection occurs by the person to person transfer of semen, blood…
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