HIV - 684 Words
Because a new HIV diagnosis can be stressful to an individual, it is not only important to seek follow-up care from a medical standpoint, but from a mental and spiritual standpoint as well. Some follow-up recommendations may include:
1. Prompt medical treatment for initiation of antiretroviral medications, appropriate vaccine administration
2. Continuation of medical care including taking prescribed medication, even when not symptomatic.
3. Education regarding changes in behaviors...
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HIV transmission - 323 Words
HIV is present to variable degrees in the blood and genital secretions of almost all individuals infected with HIV.The spread of HIV can occur when these secretions come in contact with tissues such as those lining the vagina, anal area, mouth, or eyes (the mucus membranes), or with a break in the skin, such as from a cut or puncture by a needle. The most common ways in which HIV is spreading throughout the world include sexual contact, sharing needles, and by transmission from...
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HIV and AIDS - 1022 Words
HIV and AIDS
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Auto Immune Deficiency Disease (AIDS) are one of the leading killers around the world. Statistics provided by the Joint United Nations Program approximate that over 33 million people have been infected with HIV and AIDS. Of those 33 million, 1.1 million of those carriers are in the United States and even more shockingly, a fifth of those carriers are unaware that they have been infected. The World Health Organization...
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HIV discussion - 580 Words
People living with HIV/AIDS are prone to increased mental deterioration. Mental imbalance and this disease can negatively impact and shortens one’s existence. Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) is being used worldwide and has proven effective in prolonging lives, but mental health decline coupled with HIV/AIDS is a poor prognosis on life. This awareness has caused officials to provide mental health specialists to render services for people who are high risk, or, who are living the disease. The...
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All HIV Essays
Hiv/Aids - 2629 Words
Kusumojati 1206289874 Rendy Yonas 1206289823 Kharriz Abiyasa 1006806066
For English Presentation on 20th dec 2012.
1. What is HIV/AIDS? Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). AIDS is a major concern in almost every country in the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the cumulative number of AIDS cases in the world is up to 2.5 million persons. AIDS is the sixth leading cause of death among...
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Hiv Aids - 650 Words
What is HIV/AIDS?
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infects cells of the immune system.
Infection results in the progressive deterioration of the immune
system, breaking down the body's ability to fend off infections and
diseases. AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome) refers to the
most advanced stages of HIV infection, defined by the occurrence of
any of more than 20 opportunistic infections or related cancers. 34
million people live with HIV/AIDS world-wide. The vast...
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Hiv in Nigeria - 2262 Words
The history of HIV and AIDS in Nigeria
The first two HIV cases in Nigeria were identified in 1985 and were reported at an international AIDS conference in 19866. In 1987 the Nigerian health sector established the National AIDS Advisory Committee, which was shortly followed by the establishment of the National Expert Advisory Committee on AIDS (NEACA).
At first the Nigerian government was slow to respond to the increasing rates of HIV transmission7 and it was only in 1991 that the Federal...
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hiv aids - 515 Words
n 1996 the effective combination therapy known as HAART became available for those living with HIV in rich countries. The new drugs were so effective that AIDS death rates in developed countries dropped by 84% over the next four years.55 This led scientists to declare, "aggressive treatment with multiple drugs can convert deadly AIDS into a chronic, manageable disorder like diabetes".56 However, as the South African Health Minister, Nkosazana Zuma, pointed out, "most people infected with HIV...
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Aids and Hiv - 2364 Words
AIDS and HIV
Being one of the most fatal viruses in the nation, AIDS (Acquired
Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is now a serious public health concern in most major
U.S. cities and in countries worldwide. Since 1986 there have been impressive
advances in understanding of the AIDS virus, its mechanisms, and its routes of
transmission. Even though researchers have put in countless hours, and millions
of dollars it has not led to a drug that can cure infection with the virus or to
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Hiv in Singapore - 1271 Words
Zoe Project Sustainability Report
To extend the impact of our effort to curb the spread of HIV, we propose to continue and improve on our outreach effort targeted at the Chinese speaking Geylang crowd, and to initiate a campaign targeted at youths. The main objective of both efforts would be to encourage condom use and promote HIV testing as means to prevent the spread of HIV.
On top of having both campaigns, we would like to propose making HIV testing more convenient by...
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HIV and AIDS - 1198 Words
What is HIV/AIDS?
HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
It is one of a group of viruses known as retroviruses. After getting into the body, the virus kills or damages cells of the body's immune system. The body tries to keep up by making new cells or trying to contain the virus, but eventually the HIV wins out and progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. This eventually leads to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) when the virus has destroyed so...
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Hiv and Aids - 1738 Words
HIV AND AIDS
AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome - was originally defined empirically by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) as “the presence of a reliably diagnosed disease that is at least moderately indicative of an underlying defect in cell-mediated immunity.” Following the recognition of the causative virus, HIV, and the development of the sensitive and specific tests for HIV infection, the definition of AIDS has undergone substantial revision. The...
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Hiv & Aids - 2788 Words
CHAPTER ONE- Introduction
HIV and AIDS is a major health problem in developing countries. An estimated million people living with HIV or AIDS worldwide and more than 3 million die every year from AIDS-related illnesses. At of the end of 2007, WHO/UNAIDS estimated that 70,256 people out of the total population of 25.2 million people were living with HIV, indicating a prevalence of about 0.55 % in the adult population in Nepal, though only 10,546 cases have been reported. Out of...
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Impacts of Hiv - 526 Words
Describe the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Health, Economic Development and Lifestyle in the Areas Effected
In sub-Saharan Africa it is estimated that 6% of the adult population is HIV-positive, 13 million women are infected in this area which represents 76% of all women living with HIV. This has made a huge impact on health management; they have been trying to plot the course of an outbreak so that they can predict the future spread of disease and identifying areas where resources should be...
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Hiv Aids - 494 Words
What is HIV?
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system. The virus remains in the body and damages the immune system causing the person to remain infectious. They can then spread the virus to others. Once you have the virus, your immune system can no longer protect you from other sicknesses e.g. flu. HIV destroys your CD4 cells, which help fight diseases and infections.
How is HIV spread?
HIV is found in body fluids. The infection will only...
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History of HIV - 663 Words
History of HIV/AIDS
HIV or the human immunodeficiency virus is believed to have been around long before it was actually discovered. Research shows that it may have originated in primates and later to humans. No one is for sure how many cases there were in humans before 1970 but by 1980 the virus had spread to five continents. It is also unsure where the virus originated but is widely accepted that it can be traced back to Africa.
The first cases of AIDS were identified among gay men in the...
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Hiv in the Elderly - 620 Words
HIV/AIDS In The Elderly Community
When people think of those populations most impacted by HIV/AIDS, older people are often the last to come to mind. However, older people are at increasing risk for HIV/AIDS and other STDs. A growing number of older people now have HIV/AIDS in the U.S because older people do not get tested for it on a regular basis, there may even be more cases than currently known.
Many factors contribute to the increasing risk of infection in the elderly. In general,...
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Hiv Aids - 1638 Words
Table of Contents
1. The problem
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Theoretical framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Schematic diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Statement of the problem . . . . . . . . . . . .
Significance of the study . . . . . . . . . . . .
Definitions of terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2. Review of related literature
Related literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Related studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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HIV/AIDS - 2061 Words
HIV/AIDS-- A Deadly Disease
HIV and AIDS are a silent killer virus that many people have today, and even more that do not even know they have it. With the millions of viruses and diseases in the world, HIV and AIDS are the two that struck the world by surprise, becoming one of the most serious and most common diseases not just in the United States, but also around the world. HIV and AIDS is caused by genetics, accidental contamination, and sex; it therefore leads to medical doctors trying to...
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Hiv Essay - 1519 Words
Be Known and Aware of HIV Infection
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Be Known and Aware of HIV Infection
There are many way to get HIV infection on both directly and indirectly. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can exist in blood and body fluids. This virus can hide in body cells,...
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What Is HIV - 1777 Words
What is HIV/AIDS?
HIV stands for Human immunodeficiency Virus. This virus weakens a person's ability to fight infections. During HIV infection, the virus attacks and destroys the infection-fighting CD4 cells, a type white blood cell. The loss of CD4 cells makes it difficult to fight infections, and so, one would be most susceptible to any and every illness. A person with the loss of 200 and more CD4 cells is said to have the more advanced stage of the HIV infection, acquired...
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Hiv Essay - 928 Words
transmission and prevention
The point of this essay is to write about what is HIV and how does it transmission work and how to prevent it. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS was first discovered in a remote area of central Africa. It has since swept across the globe, infecting millions in a relatively short period...
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Hiv Reserch - 1062 Words
Essay on The Prevention of AIDS and HIV
AIDS prevention programs take two primary tacks: biomedical intervention and behavioral modification. Recommended biomedical interventions include securing the safety of blood and blood products, usually through the screening of donors; treating other sexually transmitted diseases that may increase the risk of HIV infection; and treating HIV-infected pregnant women with ARVs to reduce the risk of transmission to their children. A number of...
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HIV-AIDS - 1174 Words
Fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa
Reconciling Modern Medicine with Traditional Beliefs in Swaziland.
It may be a difficult mission to get anthropologists and medical professionals to sit down and discuss human studies from a holistic perspective simultaneously. Especially on issues like HIV and AIDS in Africa, but that does not mean that anthropologists do not have any valuable knowledge to contribute to the biological results and research of the viruses. Despite the fact that most of the public...
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HIV/TB - 674 Words
HIV is preventable and TB is curable, but we haven't eradicated either because not everyone can be cured or afford to be cured and because preventing any type of disease is very expensive and is not a simple process.
There are many ways to prevent getting HIV like using condoms and avoiding using dirty needles, etc. But HIV can't be eradicated because many people who have HIV don't know they have it until it's too late, and they may or may not have spread it to others. Also, HIV hasn't...
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Hiv in Philippines - 744 Words
Modes of HIV transmission and prevention
•HIV and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrom• •Prevention of HIV infection•Jan 25, 2006
HIV infection is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Like other STDs, HIV spreads bidirectionally and appears to be transmitted from male to female and female to male with greater efficiency (up to three-fold) from male to female. Although the majority of sexually transmitted cases reported in the United States occur via male...
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Epidemiology of Hiv - 14915 Words
The HIV and AIDS pandemic remains one the most serious development crises in the world (WHO, 2006). Women and children bear a disproportionate share of the burden, and in many settings continue to experience high rates of new HIV infections and of HIV-related illness and death. In 2005 alone, an estimated 540 000 children were newly infected with HIV, with about
90% of these infections occurring in sub-Saharan Africa (UNAIDS, 2006) .UNAIDS estimates that...
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hiv and aids - 808 Words
In our world, today there are all types of infectious diseases that are treatable and untreatable. For HIV and AIDS there is no cure, but the expert has been researching for years, and they have not come up with a cure yet, but they can control the AIDS and HIV virus. If a person has HIV that does not mean they have AIDS, it means they have the virus that can cause AIDS. There have been so many people that have come encountered the AIDS...
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People with Hiv - 861 Words
People with HIV
People with HIV
University of Phoenix
People with HIV
Not too long ago in the distant past, a deadly virus called HIV put a damper on the health industry. This virus wreaked havoc and everyone was on edge due to the ignorance of this disease and its process. The race was on to discover a drug to help people with this deadly virus to live longer and productive lives. Today, people are living longer with this virus, for instance:...
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Hiv /Aids - 4972 Words
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
infection has now spread to every
country in the world. Approximately
40 million people are currently living
with HIV infection, and an estimated
25 million have died from this
disease. The scourge of HIV has been
particularly devastating in
sub-Saharan Africa, but infection
rates in other countries remain high.
the United States, approximately 1
million people are currently infected.
Meaning of terms: HIV stands for the
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Hiv Info - 482 Words
8.2 WORK FILE
This will serve as a review for the exam you will take on HIV/AIDS.
Please use the course Resource Links in addition to the URLs provided in the Web site Resources.
1. Define the acronym for AIDS.
A something a person gets from someone else
I relating to the body's defense system for fighting off diseases and infection
D below normal levels, specifically the body's inability to fight disease.
S a collection of signs or symptoms that when they occur...
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HIV Pandemic - 1284 Words
We are entering the third decade of what may be the most devastating epidemic in human history: HIV/AIDS. The HIV/AIDS Pandemic is a large-scale epidemic affecting more than one country. AIDS was first clinically diagnosed in the early 1980s but retrospective diagnosis suggests it existed well before this date. AIDS is a syndrome, which develops from an impaired ability to fight diseases. It undermines the body’s defenses against viruses, infections and malignancies. Here, we describe the...
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HIV/AIDS - 1502 Words
HIV/AIDS in Haiti
HIV/AIDS is spreading rapidly through Haiti, they have the highest cases, and due to poverty they will continue to be on the large scale. This is one of the Global Social problems brought up in Poto Mitan. According to the dictionary.com AIDS is defined as “a disease of the immune system characterized by increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections, as pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and, to certain cancers, as Kaposi's sarcoma,and to neurological disorders: caused...
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epidemiology HIV - 1204 Words
a written paper of 1,200-1,500 words, apply the concepts of epidemiology and nursing research to a communicable disease.
Communicable Disease Selection
Choose one communicable disease from the following list:
5. Hepatitis B
Epidemiology Paper Requirements
Include the following in your assignment:
1. Description of the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment) and the...
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Impact of Hiv - 517 Words
These days, the AIDS/ HIV epidemic is one of the most lethal health crises. As yet, there were 22 million people died, 42 million of people are infected by AIDS. Although professionals nowadays have discovered vaccine for AIDS/ HIV, but there still will be over 40 million people would die because of HIV. In many countries especially Africa, AIDS epidemic is spreading seriously bringing illness, death, suffer and poverty.
The epidemic has obligated a heavy burden on families, communities and...
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Hiv Introduction - 10089 Words
HIV From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, search "AIDS virus" redirects here. For the computer virus, see AIDS (computer virus). For the village, see Hiv (village). For the administrative subdivision, see Hiv Rural District.
Classification and external resources
Diagram of HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the...
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hiv paper - 525 Words
Everything You Need to Know About HIV/AIDS
In October 1991, Earvin “Magic” Johnson was told that he tested positive for HIV after he took a routine physical. After much consideration Johnson made the decision to retire from the Los Angeles Lakers because of his medical condition. When his condition was published, some media outlets reported that some individuals confused his HIV with the disease AIDS. People believed the only way to contract HIV were by being a drug addict or homosexual. Magic...
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Thesis on Hiv - 5804 Words
THE LEVEL OF AWARENESS AND PRACTICE IN THE PREVENTION OF HIV/AIDS AMONG MALE ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS IN SELECTED AREAS IN CAVITE
An Undergraduate Thesis
The Faculty of the College of Nursing
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA
Molino, Bacoor Cavite
In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements for the Degree
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
CHARMAINE ROSE P. CABIGUNDA DIVINE GRACE M. HIFARVA
ARIEL F. DELA PENA SHIELD LYN B. MALANO
FRANCIS T. MONTEHERMOSO
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hiv/aids - 1201 Words
The Effect of HIV/AIDs on Society
Since the beginning of the epidemic more than 15 million Africans have died from AIDS. Nearly two-thirds of all people living with HIV are found in sub-Saharan Africa, although this region contains only about 10% of the world's population.
The Impact on the Health Sector
This epidemic has an extraordinary burden on already troubled health sector. As the epidemic matures, the demand for care for those living with HIV rises, as does the toll of...
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Living with Hiv - 783 Words
Living with HIV
January 7, 2013
Living with HIV
Since the beginning of time we as humans have been fighting off and adapting to a variety of diseases. Some we have not treated and ended in tragic death and others we have become adapted to. There are those that have cures and those still to this day without a cure. To name a few like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Cancer, Arthritis and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). All of the diseases I mentioned...
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Hiv/Aids - 1239 Words
There have been studies on HIV/AIDS, but there is currently no cure for the virus/disease. There is a misconception that AIDS is transmitted, but what people don’t know is that the virus HIV is what is transmitted; leading to the disease AIDS. The risk factors, major health promoting behaviors and symptoms that can alleviate the hardships that come with the virus/disease, can cause stress, frustration and conflict managing the illness. The impact of the medical condition on the mental...
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Hiv/Aids - 1763 Words
When we think of HIV/AIDS we have certain populations in mind. We hear about its ravages on young men and women; on the gay and transgender populations; on the homeless and the intravenous drug user. We seldom think about HIV/AIDS and senior citizens. What no one talks about is HIV/AIDS and the older adult. It’s no wonder that when you talk to our senior citizens, they may have the perception that HIV/AIDS is not a risk to them. Is HIV/AIDS a risk to older adults? Is...
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HIV Epidemiology - 1344 Words
Grand Canyon University: NRS-427V Concepts in Community and Public Health
November 23, 2014
Epidemiology and Nursing Research: HIV
HIV is a disease that has affected millions of people worldwide. From the wealthy to the poor, this virus has had devastating effects on the lives of families and individuals. According to the AIDS Institute, HIV was first discovered in a patient from West Africa. It is believed that chimpanzees carried the “simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)”...
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Hiv Aids - 14286 Words
REVIEW PAPER ANALYSING
THE EXISTING LEGAL AND POLICY PROVISIONS AND PRACTICES
WITH RESPECT TO HUMAN RIGHTS IN RELATION TO PEOPLE LIVING
WITH HIV AND AIDS IN BANGLADESH
NAJRANA IMAAN, BARRISTER
A T M MORSHED ALAM, ADVOCATE
AIN O SALISH KENDRA (ASK)
DR. FAUSTINA PEPEIRA
AIN O SALISH KENDRA (ASK)
1. INTRODUCTION .....................................................................................................
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Hiv Prevention - 1252 Words
LIFE SKILLS - EDC 121 – TONI SYLVESTER
Nataniël P. Marthinus
Student Nr. 3142910
Due Date: 01 March 2011
Eight Fundamental considerations or steps to be followed before and after administering a blood test for HIV. 1
Voluntary Counseling & Testing 1
Food and Nutrition 1
Prevention & Onward Transmission of HIV 1
Follow-up Counseling 1
Stigma & Discrimination 2
Spiritual Support 2
Sexually Transmitted Infections 2
Palliative Care 2...
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Hiv/Aids - 838 Words
Armaine D. Arenal / BSA – I
“HIV / AIDS”
I. Title: HIV / AIDS
Date: December 10, 2011
Name of speaker: Darius Umande
II. Overview of the topic
As I have learned from my past lessons in high school and elementary, HIV which stands for human immunodeficiency virus is a kind of virus, specifically lentivirus, that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome better known as AIDS. As what our...
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Hiv Paper - 859 Words
There has been a steady increase in recent years in the form of HIV sufferers. I will take you into a holistic look of what and how this virus implements a person’s personal, social, medical and economic life.
To a see a person’s emotion is but a short insight to how that person is actually feeling, take into account that they have contracted HIV, how is that person’s life affected?
A woman in Vietnam says ‘I am afraid of giving my disease to family members- especially my younger brother who...
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Hiv Research - 1222 Words
“HIV and Quarantine”
Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV is a virus that kills the body’s ability to fight infection and leads to the incurable disease Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or AIDS. AIDS was first reported in the United States in 1980. It was baffling to all medical personnel involved because as patients became more sick and unable to fight infection no known disease was to blame. Finally, through extensive research with a microscope the HIV virus was identified...
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HIV TB - 5092 Words
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Tuberculosis (TB)
Meet the Client: Jeff Smith
Thirty-two-year-old Jeff Smith is admitted from his healthcare provider's
office to the acute care facility. Jeff was diagnosed HIV positive 2 years ago.
His history includes fatigue, a productive cough, and weight loss. A
tuberculosis (TB) skin test was administered in the healthcare provider's
office. Admission prescriptions include "isolation precautions for possible
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Hiv/Aids - 827 Words
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) was first discovered in the early 1980s. These cases were seen in men who had multiple sexual partners with other men and IV drug users. “AIDS is now a pandemic.” (Zelman, Tompary, Raymond, Holdaway, & Mulvihill, 2010) The purpose of this paper is to describe what HIV/AIDS is. This paper will...
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Hiv Aids - 1466 Words
HIV and AIDS AND POVERTY; HOUSEHOLD (HH) ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING AS A STRATEGY FOR BREAKING THE VICIOUS CYCLE
Introduction While HIV and AIDS affect the poor and the rich, the poor people are, nevertheless, doubly disadvantaged. The reasons why poor people are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS are: a) b) c) d) e) Poor people have fewer choices; Poor people are less able to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS; Poor people may have fewer rights, or be unaware of their rights; The majority of the world’s poor...
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HIV PAPER - 567 Words
Professor Carol S. Marshall
September 30, 2013
HIV is not AIDS! HIV is what leads to AIDS. It infects all types of people, from poor to rich, young to old, and guy to girl. There are only a few way to completely be out of its reach, but that would mean giving up some things most people find entertaining. So today we will learn more about the one virus that can cause us a lot of grief,...
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HIV Homeless - 28457 Words
HIV/AIDS & HOMELESSNESS
Recommendations for Clinical Practice
and Public Policy
The Bureau of Primary Health Care and
The HIV/AIDS Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
John Song, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.T.
Financial and other support for the development and distribution of this paper were provided
by the Bureau of Primary Health Care and the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources Services
Administration, United States Department of Health and...
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Hiv / Aids - 1312 Words
1. HISTORY OF HIV / AIDS
2. MEANING OF HIV
3. MEANING OF AIDS
4. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
5. CAUSES OF HIV / AIDS
6. EFFECTS OF HIV / AIDS
7. DIAGNOSIS AND TESTS
8. CURE OF HIV / AIDS
9. PREVENTIVE METHODS
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Meaning of HIV/AIDS
AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). The illness alters the immune system, making people much more...
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HIV/ AIDS - 984 Words
The Modern Day Plague (HIV/AIDS)
Topic: The effects HIV/AIDS have on young women in the world
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience will be informed on the risks of HIV/AIDS and the steps you can take to prevent this from happening.
Central Idea: With this infection growing in the world, we must make sure that we are educated and that we avoid the behavior that will cause us to be exposed to the virus
Preview: We must understand the causes,...
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Hiv and Nutrition - 3649 Words
Few crises have affected human health and threatened social and economic development like HIV/AIDS. As infection rates continue to escalate around the world — particularly in countries with large rural populations and widespread small-scale agriculture — the pandemic is having a significant impact on food security and nutrition, creating a deadly cycle:
HIV/AIDS typically strikes the household's most productive members first. When these people become ill, there is an immediate strain on the...
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HIV Awareness - 1799 Words
HIV/AIDS is a topic that is not being discussed as often as it should. As a result, innocent people are contracting this virus, especially young adults. Every 9 ½ minutes, a person in the United States find out they have HIV. HIV/AIDS is an incurable disease. So far more than one million people in the U.S. are living with HIV/AIDS. There are one out of five people that are living with this and not even realize it. HIV/AIDS is a serious problem, however with earlier prevention and education, we...
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Hiv Pathophysiology - 3714 Words
Pathophysiology of the human immunodeficiency virus
Nancy R. Calles, MSN, RN, PNP, ACRN, MPH Desiree Evans, MD, MPH DeLouis Terlonge, MD
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Provide an overview of the healthy immune system. Describe the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Describe the major components of the HIV life cycle. Identify the various HIV types and subtypes. Discuss HIV’s effects on the immune system.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus belonging to the family...
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Aids and Hiv Awareness - 423 Words
AIDS and HIV Awareness
On October 30, 2006, I attended the Women HIV/AIDS prevention seminar located in the science and research building. This event started at 5:00pm, and it was hosted by the Sister Love, Inc. The speaker was a representative from Sister Love, Inc named Nairobi Moss. The Women HIV/AIDS prevention seminar was about how we as African American's can help educate each other on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It also was about how to prevent these diseases, and how it affects us in...
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Hiv/Aids in South Korea
HIV/AIDS in South Korea
H312 AIDS and STIS in Modern Society
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), is a world pandemic disease that has plagued countries around the world since 1981. HIV/AIDS affects both men and women of all ages. AIDS is a deadly disease that deteriorates the immune system. You don’t have to be sexually active to get AIDS some people are even born with it. It has an impact on many people's lives either by themselves...
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Hiv/Aids in Kenya - 2293 Words
AIDS in Kenya
Kenya lies across the equator in east-central Africa on the coast of the Indian Ocean. It is twice the size of Nevada. Kenya borders Somalia to the east, Ethiopia to the north, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, and Sudan to the northwest. In the north, the land is arid; the southwestern corner is in the fertile Lake Victoria Basin; and a length of the eastern depression of the Great Rift Valley separates western highlands...
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Increased Hiv Among Marrieds
Among married couples, an individual’s perceived and actual risks of being infected with HIV are closely intertwined with his or her spouse’s. As the HIV/AIDS epidemic spreads to the general population, a large and increasing proportion of HIV transmissions occur within marriage (Bongaarts 1996). Indeed, discordant couples (i.e. couples where only one partner is infected with HIV) represent the majority of HIV-infected couples in sub-Saharan Africa (de Walque 2007), and a large proportion of new...
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human face of HIV - 1593 Words
Analysis of the Human Face of HIV/AIDS
By: Yun Qi Gong
The article first introduces the background of the widespread HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa. Business sector was greatly influenced by this epidemic, and each company fought back against the epidemic relative to the size and the willingness of the company. Clifford Mkhize, as the human resource manager in the No Frills, responded to HIV/AIDS by delivering education programme, which addressed the importance of prevention...
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Hiv/Aids a Communicable Disease
HIV/AIDS a Communicable Disease
August 20, 2010
A communicable disease is an illness that is spread through contact of germs and bacteria. Humans, animals and foods are all transporters of germs and bacteria that can deliver a contagious illness from one host to another. An effortless touch or swapping of fluids is all that germs and bacteria need to spread. There are several pertinent communicable diseases in the World today. For the purposes of this paper, we will focus...
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Scholarly Paper On HIV In Women
Scholarly paper on HIV in women
Relevant nursing issue
Some of the questions that arise from women living with HIV are barrier to social services. It affects the livelihood of women; thus, they are unable to acquire some essential services. Another issue is that they have mental health problem; thus,...
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Hiv Research Project - 373 Words
Daniel Anikwue Anatomy & Physiology
Julian Hunt 11/5/12
Advances in HIV/ AIDS Medical Research
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system, the body's natural defense system. Without a strong immune system, the body has trouble fighting off disease. The first cases...
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Hiv Reaction Paper - 20175 Words
Lessons Learned from Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in Transport
Sector Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
June 30, 2008
Transport Sector (AFTTR)
Document of the World Bank ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ALCO Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization
AFA Agenda for Action 2007–11
AFTTR Africa Technical Transport Sector Unit
AFTH2 Africa Technical Human Development 2
AFTSN Africa Technical Sustainable Development
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Trends in Hiv Prevalence - 6178 Words
THE TRENDS IN HIV/AIDS PREVALENCE
OLAMIJUWON EMMANUEL O. (0804080002)
DEPARTMENT OF DEMOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL STATISTICS
JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI ARAKEJI
DR(MRS) NTOIMO LORETTA F.C
DEPARTMENT OF DEMOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL STATISTICS
JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI ARAKEJI
THURSDAY 13TH DECEMBER, 2012
HIV prevalence in the world is becoming increasingly high. As of mid-1998,...
6,178 Words | 18 Pages
Impacts Of HIV And AIDS - 2013 Words
The emergence of HIV and AIDs in the early 1980s has led to untold public health, socio-economic and demographic challenges. Describe the impact of HIV/AIDs on individuals, family and the community under the following headings
Educational, Economic, Social, Demographic, Psycho-emotional, Religious
Countries with high national debts and low GNP such as Mozambique experience greater difficulties in providing the care and support to the infected and affected. HIV/AIDS results in...
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Stigma of Hiv/Aids - 1803 Words
Stigma of HIV/AIDS
It goes without saying that HIV and AIDS are as much about social phenomena as they are about biological and medical concerns. From the moment scientists identified HIV and AIDS, social responses of fear, denial, stigma, and discrimination have accompanied the epidemic. Discrimination has spread rapidly, fuelling anxiety and prejudice against the groups most commonly affected, as well as those living with HIV or AIDS. One of the main reasons for this is the lack of...
1,803 Words | 5 Pages
Social and Economic Effects of Hiv
Social and Economic Effects of HIV/AIDS on Poverty in Africa
Within the last thirty years, it has become well recognized that HIV/AIDS is a serious disease that takes many lives every year. However, we may not be getting the full story. What people don't realize is the extreme social and economic effects that result from the spread of HIV in Africa. This should be a serious concern of every person of every country, not only because of the massive loss of life, but because of the danger posed...
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HIV/AIDS DBQ Essay
HIV is the virus that is commonly transmitted sexually and can develop into AIDS. In the U.S. gay and bisexual of all races are the most severely affected by HIV. HIV can also spread through breast milk, blood, and needles either through drug use or the use of an unsterile needles when getting a tattoo. Over 1 million people in the U.S. are currently living with HIV and 1 in 7 don’t know it. In the world, there are estimated 42 million people that are living with HIV/AIDS. The area with the...
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Aids/Hiv Essay 2
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, also known as AIDS is a disease that gradually attacks breaks down the human immune system that starts out with the virus called HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus. AIDS makes it impossible for the people suffering with the disease to fight off simple infections and viruses that normal, healthy individuals wouldn’t be affected by. It’s not the virus that actually kills the individual, it’s the small scale outside infections, tumors, and viruses that kills...
1,513 Words | 4 Pages
HIV and Syphilis presentation - 4787 Words
1. Introduction to STD’s
What is a disease? It is an abnormal condition in which the body of an organism is affected. Many diseases have come about by many factors; however, they can be divided into four main groups. They are pathogenic, deficiency, hereditary, and physiological. In this presentation, we’ll be looking at certain diseases which are pathogenic. In this category, microscopic organisms called pathogens, which are viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and worms, are the ones...
4,787 Words | 15 Pages
HIV in South Africa - 754 Words
HIV/AIDS In South Africa
South Africa has more people with HIV/AIDS than any other country in the world. Over 5,700,000 South Africans are living with HIV/AIDS, which is 12% of the population of South Africa (Banerjee 63). The adult population with HIV/AIDS is 18.1%. South Africa continues to struggle in regards to dealing with this disease. In 2007, only 28% of people with AIDS received anti-retroviral treatment (Central Intelligence Agency 1). This number has improved from 2004 however,...
754 Words | 2 Pages
Hiv/Aids Stigma and Discrimination
HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination
November 19, 2011
Internationally, there has been a recent resurgence of interest in HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination, triggered at least in part by growing recognition that negative social responses to the epidemic remain pervasive even in seriously affected communities. Yet, rarely are existing notions of stigma and discrimination interrogated for their conceptual adequacy and their usefulness...
1,331 Words | 4 Pages
Hiv/Aids Epidemiology in Swaziland
Running head: HIV/AIDS Epidemiology in Swaziland
HIV/AIDS Epidemiology in Swaziland
Andrew Jay Mallo
Florida International University
Since the first case was reported in 1986, AIDS has disproportionately affected the Kingdom of Swaziland relative to other nations in the region and globally. The high prevalence rate is characteristic of a generalized epidemic. It is estimated that there will be 20,000 to 30,000 new HIV infections each year. The Swazi Ministry of Health and...
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A Brief Knowledge of Hiv/Aids
HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS. HIV is a lentivirus, and like all viruses of this type, it attacks the immune system. Lentiviruses are in turn part of a larger group of viruses known as retroviruses. The name 'lentivirus' literally means 'slow virus' because they take such a long time to produce any adverse effects in the body. They have been found in a number of different animals, including...
14,874 Words | 44 Pages
Multicultural Perspectives, HIV and AIDS
Countries with Lowest HIV/AIDS Infection Rates
When the first incidences of what is now known as the AIDS virus was reported back in the early 1980’s, not much was known about the illness. With even health care professionals baffled at the sudden appearance of this mystery disease, naturally, hysteria ensued. As such, many misconceptions surrounding the nature and origins of the virus spread. By the mid-80’s, the disease had been identified as AIDS or acquired immune deficiency...
1,910 Words | 6 Pages
Hiv Aids Conclusions - 893 Words
Conclusion to HIV Aids
Media has a powerful role to play in educating the world. It was years ago, that Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, the disease now recognized all over the world as AIDS, was first detected and recorded in Asia. Over the past two decades, the infection rate has grown rapidly in Asia, which is now second number to Africa in the number of HIV positive people.
In Pakistan, HIV and AIDS was first detected in 1986 and according to UNAIDS estimates, this country now has over...
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Hiv Ethical Dilemma - 437 Words
Hypothetical HIV case
The case related to a diagnosed HIV client who sees a psychologist for psycho-education and psychological support following the diagnosis of his condition. In discussing it becomes apparent that the client is reluctant in telling his partner or practicing protective sex. The client is angry and indicated that he even considers deliberately infecting other potential partners.
1) Reluctance to advise partner
2) Reluctance to practice safe sex
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Hiv/Aids Pandemic in Liberia
Arthur Barclay Business College
Stella Maris Polytechnic St. Joseph Campus, Capitol Hill, Monrovia, Liberia
Course Title: English 201: Sophomore English I
HIV/AIDS PANDEMIC: “Its Social Ramifications and Impacts on the Liberian Society”
Perhaps the most life-threatening, incurable but preventive disease to the human race is the HIV/AIDS Pandemic, and the awareness and understanding of its social ramifications and impacts on the Liberian society is paramount....
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ian obote hiv - 886 Words
HIV/AIDS ASSIGNMENT 1.
Why age group 15-25 is more affected by HIV/AIDS
Young are increasingly becoming popular with same sex relationships i.e being lesbian or gay. This can result to anal sex and this unlike normal sex exposes the sexual partners to higher risk of contracting HIV/AIDS as compared to the normal sex.
Most young people could already know about HIV/AIDS, how it is spread and ways through which people should protect themselves. Still after all...
886 Words | 3 Pages
Hiv and Aids in the Black Community
Running head: HIV/AIDS in African Americans 1
November 15, 2012
Research, Definition, and Statement of HIV/AIDS
African-Americans are the ethnic group most affected by HIV/AIDS. Ironically african-americans represent 14% of the population of the United States, but represent 44% across the gender line. African-american men represent 70% of HIV infections among the ethnic group, however african-american women are also highly at risk of HIV infection....
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Hiv Research Paper - 2316 Words
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one of the most serious, deadly diseases in human history. HIV is a type of virus called a retrovirus. HIV causes a condition called acquired immunodeficiency disease syndrome (AIDS). HIV is one of the most deadly and serious diseases in human history. Viruses such as HIV cannot grow or reproduce on their own. In order to do so they need to infect the cells of a living organism in order to make new copies of themselves. A person’s immune system usually...
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Hiv-Reaction Paper - 1780 Words
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)- is a lentivirus ( a member of the retrovirus family) that causes required immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a conditions in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)- is a disease of human immune system caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Sex- is a process of combining and mixing of genetic traits, often in...
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2 Virology HIV - 6598 Words
Virology 4.03.12 ®
Dr. Angela Stanic
Management of HIV Infection
HIV= human immunodeficiency virus causes AIDS
Attacks the immune system and causes depletion of the CD4 (white blood cells) cells
With time, a person progresses to AIDS
Testing is available
Rapid tests are confirmed by more accurate antibody tests
But we have long term therapies available
HIV Laboratory Parameters
HIV Viral Load (HIV RNA)
Number of HIV copies/mL measured in a person’s blood
This test tells you...
6,598 Words | 23 Pages
Discrimination of Hiv/Aids - 1479 Words
1 Discrimination of HIV/AIDS
Discrimination of HIV/AIDS-positive people in medical field and in society is morally wrong
In the rural area of Nigeria, an AIDS patient cut his hand and, when he went to the closest hospital to bandage it, the doctors kept transferring him from one outpatient department to another medical ward, then to another one because they did not want to get infected...
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Hiv Widows in Trichirappalli District
HIV / AIDS INFECTED WIDOWS IN TIRUCHIRAPPALLI DISTRICT, TAMILNADU
The Indian epidemic continues to be concentrated in populations with high risk behavior characterized by unprotected paid sex, sex between men, and injecting drug use with shared injecting equipment. Several high risk groups have high HIV prevalence, and sexual networks are wide and inter-digitizing. According to India’s National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), the bulk of HIV infections in India occur during...
2,077 Words | 6 Pages
An Exploration of the Dynamics of Hiv/Aids
An Exploration of the dynamics of HIV/AIDS. |
People have unlimited needs and wants, but governments have limited resources. In the allocation of funds to any sector, the government faces competing interests. Money must be allocated for roads, public transportation, education as well as health care. Thus any government, seeking the people’s best interests would need to find a way to allocate resources that would be both efficient and equitable.
HIV is an epidemic that treatments to wipe...
4,991 Words | 14 Pages
Aids/Hiv Essay 6
Kimberly S. Johnson
SOS 313: Social Implications of Medical Issues
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Its Deadly Effects
March 14, 2010
Over the past few decades Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection & Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention strategies has focused on helping high...
2,624 Words | 8 Pages
Preventing the Spread of HIV and AIDS
There are three possible ways to stop spreading HIV/AIDS or even to prevent it.It's possible it can be prevented by three ways.In order to solve this, you can use a vaccination to suppress HIV for a limited time. Also, use condoms before you do intercourse. Finally, just abstain from intercourse.With these solutions in place, we can prevent HIV/AIDS.
One opinion is to get a vaccination for HIV/AIDS in order to suppress HIV from spreading too quickly.For example, people live longer who...
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The effects of AIDS and HIV in the world
With reference to one animal or human disease, explain why its economic consequences vary spatially.
The AIDS epidemic claimed more than 3 million lives in 2002,and an estimated 5 million people acquired the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in 2002 - bringing to 42 million the number of people globally living with the virus.
As the world enters the third decade of the AIDS epidemic, the evidence of its impact is undeniable. Wherever the epidemic has spread unchecked, it is robbing...
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How to Prevent the Spread of Hiv
How to Prevent the Spread of HIV
May 5, 2013
HIV has been on the rise for some years now. HIV is the Virus that causes the medical condition AIDS. This illness attacks the immune system, making a person susceptible to many infections and diseases. The virus is found in the body fluids of an infected person and can be passed from one person to another.
HIV can be spread in various ways, such as vaginal, oral, or anal sex as well...
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The Hiv & Aids Virus - 3079 Words
AIDS.org - news, treatment information, and other resources.
HIV and AIDS Activities - information from the FDA Office of Special Health Issues.
Specialized Information Services Home Page - US National Library ... - ... Library of Medicine (NLM) is responsible for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized ...
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Hiv/Aids Research Paper
HIV Stands for Human Immunodeficiency Disorder. HIV tags on to certain cells and copy’s itself. HIV causes slow but constant damage to the immune system. AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS is the condition diagnosed when there are a group of related symptoms that are caused by advanced HIV infection or when someone has less than 200 CD4 cells. AIDS makes the body vulnerable to life-threatening illnesses called...
639 Words | 3 Pages
Hiv/Aids Essay - 1082 Words
May 21, 2012
Social issues facing HIV/AIDS today are as diverse as the people that are affected by the disease. Advocating for a large group of people takes action at the macro human service practice. The goals and intervention strategies will be similar to micro human service and will involve the same strategies to bring justice to human rights for all members of society.
One strategy is including a broader range of other diversity in research...
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Hiv Past and Present - 1824 Words
The virus HIV that affects the human immune system has become widely spreaded World Wild. According to the Center for Disease Control the United States area of residence date confidential named based HIV infection reported that 42,959 people developed the HIV infection since 2009. The CDC estimates 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection. One in five 20% of these people are unaware that they have the infection. The CDC estimates that 56,000 people in the United...
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HIV FINAL GREENgroup - 1119 Words
HIV-Human Immunodeficiency Virus
• How does HIV effect the individual, family and
• Ways to identify enhance or optimize health in HIV
• Health disparity in specific populations.
• Profile of an HIV health-related organization.
• Community resources and websites for further
Healthy People 2020- HIV:
• HIV epidemic has been a major...
1,119 Words | 7 Pages