The research paper “Pregnant Women with HIV Infections in South Africa” gives accent to the HIV/AIDS as a disease that has taken the lives of very many people of the years. One of the most hit populations is the pregnant women. The issue of women suffering from HIV/AIDS in the contemporary society is one that has had many debates and concerns. This is majorly from the fact that the loss of a mother during her pregnancy leads to the loss of the unborn child too. HIV/AIDS is a disease that has had its implications on society in a very vast manner especially over the last two decades. The disease came to prominence around the year 1987 and since then the number of infections have been on the steady rise. There is the spread of the disease from having many sexual partners, the sharing of sharp objects with a person already infected with the virus and finally yet importantly, there is that of pregnant women transferring the disease to their unborn babies. This paper will be very clear in expressing the issues faced by pregnant women with HIV/AIDS and the various manners through which society observes and treats them. It is important to look at this issue because there is a lot of stigma around concerning these women. South Africa views the problem of these women in various perspectives and offers the best that it can through the healthcare system to ensure that they receive the required amount of care. The problems faced by these women are widespread and are all across the world but South Africa has a rather larger number. ...Show more
This essay examines different points of view provided in the articles concerning the issue of HIV in women. The essay identifies the role of the community in dealing with these women in South Africa and states that pregnant women suffering from HIV/AIDS have many problems in dealing with the issue…
AIDS has virtually devastated the country. In 2009 alone, around 7000 people died from AIDS. The survival of the country is in jeopardy if some drastic steps are not taken. In Swaziland, It is estimated to have approximately 190,000 cases of HIV positive, which includes 15,000 children under the age of 15.
The author of this research paper claims that the republic of South Africa is the most developed and industrialized state in Africa. The country economy relies heavily on mineral exploitation. However, the country faces with socio-economic problems occasioned by the high rates of HIV/AIDS infections and prevalence rates especially among the poor.
This paper will also discuss what has been suggested and what is being done to remedy the situation. The paper concludes that Malawi’s development is in grave danger, due to various factors, including broken trust between the government and its people, compromised international support, widespread illness and poverty, CSO marginalization, the labor exploitation of women and children, competition within the health field, and healthcare workers who are ill, overworked and dying.
The paper discusses the issue at length stating the ways through which the United States has committed itself to ensuring that these women receive the amount of care that they deserve. There is also the review of articles both from the United States and a foreign land to understand the various aspects involved in the rather broad topic.
Art in South Africa dates back to ancient times with rock and cave paintings by the ancestors of the modern Bushman and San. Contemporary art in South Africa is so diverse due to the nature of the country’s history. Different artistic expressions and movements have defined art in South Africa over a period of 5 decades.
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These factors create a favourable business hub that has maximised domestic industry and encouraged foreign investors. South Africa has a cultural diversity arising from the black and white residents. The cultural diversity is characterized different