They have not done much. The Horn of Africa was undergoing famine that had caused nearly 12 million civilians starve to death. The UN World Food Program estimated around $2.5 billion will be needed in order to prevent any more future deaths of that multitude. The reaction of the international society was too little and too late. “FAO Director- General Jacques Diouf commented in September of 2011 that the international community’s response has been “delayed and inadequate” (Africa Renewal, 2011) Africa is known to be one of the least developed continents in the world at the moment.
Lifestyle changes and medicines can help control CAD. As for Eric the first thing he needs to do is to stop smoking. Smoking can damage and tighten blood vessels, lead to unhealthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels which can all lead to coronary heart disease. Nicotine constricts your blood vessels and carbon monoxide can injure the inner lining causing your heart to pump harder to compensate for the damage. Cigarette smoking increases the risk of heart attack so Eric should talk to his doctor about a program to help him with smoking cessation Also mentioned Eric eats on the run a lot, He needs to make sure he is eating healthy foods to ensure good blood and cholesterol levels.
September 11, 2001 was a day so many people lost their loved ones which was such a sad day even till today. As the country is going through this great loss, a lot of Americans are also concerned about bioterrorism attack and everyone is talking about small pox being released to the population again. As we are all aware, small pox is a disease that that we have worked on all these years and it has been eradicated with the help of vaccinations here in the United States. But due to the terrorist attack, Americans are really concerned that the terrorist might want to re-infect the citizen of United States with small pox. The CDC organization is in charge of small pox vaccines and we are assuring the citizens that we have a plan to make sure that we distribute these vaccines as soon as possible as needed.
B. Thesis: Cases of Aids in Africa have been rapidly growing but treatment has stayed at a stand still. C. Preview: Today, I will talk about acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or more commonly known as Aids, and its prevalence in Africa, which will lead us to how Africans view this life taking disease. D. Credibility/Relation: Ever since the early 80’s Americans have known a lot about the aids virus due to mass media, unfortunately many African countries haven’t had such luxuries. [Transition: Let’s take a look at how Aids has affected Africa and what has been done to prevent the transmission] II. Body: A.
And 80% would die within a week. Back then thay had lack of medical knowledge and they tried anything to cure the disease but nothing would work. The towns and cities faced food shortage. The outbreak had a huge impact on the field because the men who work in them was to sick to tend to the field and the crops would die. Animals that was being raised to eat went free because people was not able to tend to them.
Human Embryonic Stem cell research (hESC), a highly controversial topic, has the potential to end thousands of people fall victim from diseases that are preventable. Although it seems to be a great research with remarkable outcomes, their is a dark side to it. While Trying to obtain these astonishing results and advance medical treatments, embryos will ultimately be sacrificed throughout the process. In other words, abortion will occur while seeking the solution to cure diseases. Thus creating a huge debate in the public world, and many ethical decisions to whether (hESC) is morally wrong.
Erika Casas English 121 2/11/12 Struggling Through Cancer “Cancer”, it’s a disease that has claim the lives of millions, it’s a disease that so far has no known cure, and it’s a disease that has many different forms. As for my situation I wasn’t the one diagnosed with cancer; unfortunately it was my dad. My father had been complaining of a very uncomfortable pain in his lower abdomen; major weight loss, and very fatigue. We never expected it would be something more serious than just poor diet, or just a small bug he was getting over. The news was out my dad was diagnosed with “Colon Cancer”, life changing for him as well as for our entire family.
That is right, I said free emergency care and then the care they are supposed to pay for, they do not, for the most part, have the means to pay their medical bills off. As bad as that is we have citizens, taxpayers, hard working blue collar Americans that are refused care. The healthcare assistance programs are so tapped out from the tab of illegal aliens’ care that paying for a 12 year olds heart transplant is impossible to do! I do not see how or why this goes uncorrected. In the 40 years prior to 2002 there were 900 cases of leprosy in the United States.
There are many people that are always ill because of not getting purified water like us especially in Africa recent studies show that only forty six percent of African people get clean water. By not drinking clean water people can get many problems that lead to death like diarrhea, animals are also a being victim to contaminated water with our fault. Water purifying means that removing any unsafe substance from the specific type of water. Water contamination is caused by many ways but the most important cause is us, most of the contamination is caused by poor sewage system that may lead to chemical contamination and this may contaminate streams and rivers that people drink. To purify polluted water we may use different type of methods according to the pollutants entered in the water.
The Issue of Poverty and Hunger By: Nolan Kibit Lit III 2nd Hour One in seven people die of hunger, and 2.2 million children die each year because they are not immunized .Many people do not know how large of an effect poverty has on the health crisis that we face. Poverty is an important global issue because it plays a role in the estimated one billion people who lack access to health care systems. Health issues are a main concern for countries with high poverty populations. Poverty effects the way we act and live, and our health effects the way that we behave in the real world. Poverty effects our health in many ways including mental health and diseases, access to vaccinations, malnutrition, and attaining adequate healthcare.