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  • Difference Between Aids And Aids

    No one want any kind of diseases whether it is a long term disease a short term disease. There are many diseases which are incurable in the world. One of them most popular is aids that stand for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Many people get confused in between HIV and aids. There is not same, instead aids is the last stage of HIV. According to Mary Ellen Ellis a medically reviewed by George krucik, MD, MBA had written that “while HIV is a virus that may cause an infection, aids is a condition or a syndrome. Being infected with HIV can lead to having aids, which stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Aids develops when HIV has caused serious damage to the immune system” (3).HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. There are two types of HIV that are HIV-1 and HIV-2.it is difference due to their causes and origin (6). HIV is much similar to SIV, as they both attack to immune system but they are different as HIV attacks to human whereas, SIV attacks to monkey and apes. Now you wonder that is HIV started from monkey? The answer is given by Global information and advises on HIV camp; AIDS which states that the scientist have found that firstly SIV was found monkey than in chimpanzee and then in human which was HIV(6). This is as chimpanzee ate 2 smaller species of monkeys names as red-capped mangabeys and greater spot-nosed. Which get infected with the 2 strains of SIV (6). And furthermore the two strains joined together which forms 3 virus which could be…

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  • The Differences Of AIDS, AIDS And Ebola)

    AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and is one of the top 10 leading causes of death (WTO, 2014). While AIDS refers to the last stage of infection, the term is generally used to refer the entire stage of the illness caused by HIV. Ebola, famous for its 2013-2016 West African outbreak, is another deadly infectious diseases that brought a huge threat to the survival and prosperity of the human society. Because of their strong power and…

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  • AIDS Supportorganization Of AIDS By Irine Virganda

    attention revolved around a Ugandan woman named Irine Kaliba. Her husband had contracted AIDS by his brother through a blood transfusion. She went to the WHO in Genevia in search for a cure, but when told she could not speak to Dr. Jonathon Mann without an appointment, she broke down in tears. This, in my opinion, was one of the most emotional and effective moments in the film. It showed not only the effects of the virus on the individual itself, but loved ones around them as well. Dr.…

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  • HIV/AIDS

    the mass media, business leaders, trade unions, youth and women movement, schools, colleges in the activities for AIDS prevention. National AIDS and STD control programme should provide simple, clear and accurate information about AIDS in order to create public awareness and understanding of the dangers of the disease. Put more effort in the use of newspaper, radio, television, posters, roadside billboards, drama and songs contests to disseminate information about HIV and AIDS to the general…

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  • The Significance Of National AIDS/AIDS And Aging Awareness Day

    the beginning of AIDS. The first ever hearing about AIDS was when the government announced in 1981 was when five homosexual had spread an unusual sign of pneumonia (www.mprnews.org, 2015). By the time that the report has gotten out of the discovery of AIDS, two of the men had died. This came as a shock to America, because it seemed as everything was finally going right and this seemed as a stoppage. Within days from the discovery, many other doctors across the United States have reported…

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  • Reflection On Aids

    Reflection Helping Them or Hurting them During the past years, there has been a lot of material and perspectives regarding the role of aid from developed nations to developing nations. How the undeveloped nations need to look up to the developed ones and follow their lead, do exactly as they did. The common factor about this week’s readings is that every country needs to walk their own path towards development. Here, I would like to emphasize their own path. For instance, how each…

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  • AIDS In Africa

    Africa's AIDS Epidemic Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become an epidemic for many underdeveloped regions. Although it does exist in the developed nations, it is more prevalent in places like South America, Asia, the island countries and most heavily of all Africa. There are many aspects to the problem of AIDS in Africa. Public health departments lack the resources to treat patients properly and to control the epidemic through education. Thirty-three million people have…

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  • AIDS Epidemic In Jacques Pepin's The Origin Of AIDS

    The book, The Origin of AIDS, by Jacques Pepin unveiled a new perspective on the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. I really appreciated Pepin’s scientific background as an infectious disease physician, and an epidemiologist. This background allowed for me see how a medical professional of his expertise would look at the situation as a whole. A couple tactics I was not fond of, however, was the trivial information Pepin’s included throughout his book. This information did not give a deeper meaning…

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  • The Effects Of Aids

    What is Aids? The full form of aids is (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). This is not a disease by itself but when a person contracts HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus) the body starts getting weak. This disease is contracted through blood and sexual fluids. HIV affects the immune system called the immunodeficiency. The person with HIV gets frequently ill from disease that would not generally affect normal person. HIV starts to affect the immune cells called the CDT4 cells and slowly…

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  • Pisani And The AIDS Industry Theory Of HIV/AIDS

    The Wisdom of Whores - Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS is a great book (along with a great website). Elizabeth Pisani is an epidemiologist with years of experience working on HIV/AIDS (or sex and drugs, as she puts, which sounds a lot, well, sexier) at a variety of agencies, including UNAIDS. The book is the story of her frustrations at the way the international community, national governments, NGOS and AIDS activists have dealt with the epidemics, as well as her hopes in some of…

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