For more effective results on over powering HIV/AIDS, the aim needs to be focused on prevention education before infection as a main goal and then continuous education for the infected. Ultimately everyone is in danger due to the alarming increase in numbers of people becoming infected with HIV. Therefore the issue is not a matter of is it a major concern to you right now or your moral conflicts on how people became infected but one of
This research paper will summarize the book, And The Band Plays On: A synopsis about the disease, Acquired Immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The author, Randy Shilts, not only deals with the human devastation of AIDS, but, also the social and political implication as well. In addition, he expounds on the various stereotypes and stigmas attached to AIDS and how those stereotypes and stigmas helped to limit resources and funding for research and treatment. Shilts reveals the obstacles that gay rights advocates and community leaders confronted in their quest to bring attention to the AIDS epidemic. Paradoxically, some gay advocates, community leaders, and government officials were skeptical about exposing the intricacies of a disease that
HIV and AIDS are not like any other viruses that a person can come in contact with. HIV has very unusual characteristics. HIV is very capable of destroying the host’s immune system and focuses on the killer cell which is the third most important component in the body’s defense. The killer cells that are associated with HIV include the T helper and the CD4 cells. As the components of the body’s immune system, the cells have white blood cells, and are responsible for defending the body against any infection or virus.
This paper will detect the above policy processes and the concerns involved with women living in the United States with HIV/AIDS epidemic. Evaluation Stage Although part I of the policy process seem to conclude the establishment, of a policy process. The evaluation stage is a key component that determines if the policy meets the goals and objectives of implementation.
The virus can be contracted when people breathe the contaminated air or touch a contaminated surface and proceed to touch their eyes, nose, or mouth. The measles virus can live in the air or on a surface up to two hours after exposure of the virus. Many high risk factors come with an unvaccinated person being exposed to the virus. It has been proven that ninety percent of unvaccinated people whom come in contact with the measles will become ill with the virus. Travelers whom travel to countries that have an increased risk of measles outbreak need to protect themselves by getting vaccinated before traveling, this could help to prevent bringing the illness back home with them.
GAY MEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS Joanna Rodriguez BSHS 301March 19,2012 Mr. Reynoso GAY MEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was discovered in the United States in the early 1980. One of the first cases that were recognized was among the gay population and is yet debated were it originally came from. When the virus became rarely resistant to medications and people were dying in the early 1980s, (AIDS) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome was discovered. Gay men who were affected started developing opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis, pneumonia, herpes and high fevers. This was a clear sign that the virus was advanced.
That means that anyone over the age of 12 may come in to seek and obtain medical testing and treatment for HIV. I don’t expect anyone younger than that age to be having sex but certainly, you can still come in under that age.” C) Is there a cost? Answer: Dr. Tan said, “No, our clinic does not charge any money for any of its service to test for HIV.” D) What happens to a patient during a visit for an HIV test? Answer: Dr. Tan said, “Before we start the test, we encourage that you bring your sexual partners with you. The HIV test is designed to detect antibodies to HIV in your blood or saliva.
The Effects of HIV/AIDs Sabrina Fudge Psychology 131 April 27, 2009 AIDS, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a condition in which the immune system becomes weak and is unable to fight off infections in the body. HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus leads to AIDS. HIV is acquired when the virus enters the body and lives and multiplies in cells that protect us from disease, such as the white blood cells. As this happens, the immune system breaks down leaving the body venerable to illness and infections. The virus is spread through HIV infected fluids from one person to another.
Common STDs • Genital herpes • HIV/AIDS • Genital warts • Hepatitis B • Vaginitis • Chlamydia • Syphilis • Gonorrhea • Trichomonias OPINION: Since the STD seems to be very dangerous and highly communicable therefore we should follow proper measures/precaution to reduce it. Following are the