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    was called AZT in 1987. Later on approximately more than 30 drugs were approved to treat people with HIV/AIDS and many more are under development. Currently there are five different HIV drugs that are classified to attack the virus at different points of the cycle. Taking three different medications controls the virus better and protects the immune system. This process is called Antiretroviral Therapy (ART). Some examples of antiretroviral medications include Nucleoside/non-nucleoside reverse…

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    Spread Of HIV Essay

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    In this world, there are many different kinds of diseases and viruses that can disperse easily and causes human all kinds unbearable sufferings such as the chickenpox, flu, and the cold. But the bright side to these diseases and viruses are that they are curable. But compared to a virus that is not curable is a different account. The virus named HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a disease that has no remedy. According to an article named, “Where did HIV come from?” by the AIDS INSTITUTE,…

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    medical services being provided to help aid the health issues. With the support from international Governments and AIDS awareness organisation, a total of $29.1 billion has been donated to help contribute as much support and treatments of free Antiretroviral Drug Therapy as possible. Although there are a couple of negative outcomes such as harsh constrictions towards mother to child contact and there is no mention of any HIV/AIDS awareness committees. Proposal one impacts Government expenses…

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    Name : PATEL JANAKI Roll No :97 College : SMIMER MEDICAL COLLEGE,SURAT Date :29-11-16 HIV Prevention Strategy Challenge & Opportunity HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, which is the virus that causes HIV infection. HIV attacks and destroys the infection-fighting CD4 cells of the immune system. The loss of CD4 cells makes it difficult for the body to fight infections and certain cancers. Without treatment, HIV can gradually destroy the immune system and advance to…

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    HIV Positive Population

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    For the minority that are diagnosed with depression, the diagnosis may actually lead to more problems. There have been cases where HIV positive individuals diagnosed with depression were denied antiretroviral treatment (1). Some doctors fear that depression would impede in the adherence to the ART drug. This stigma against depression may cause some depressed HIV positive patients to avoid mental health care in fear that they would not receive ART treatment. Even with all these shortcomings in…

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    However, it is possible to still live a healthier, longer life now compared to years ago due to the use of antiretroviral treatment. Without medication, a person will progress rapidly through all three stages of the virus, eventually turning into AIDS. All of the medications available will, in one way or another, prevent the virus from multiplying and attacking T…

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    Spread within the intravenous drug paraphernalia and also by mother to infant transmission. This can potentially occur throughout the birth process or even breastfeeding. HIV is caused by septicity with HIV-1 or HIV-2, which are retroviruses. In the retroviral family and which are considered…

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    Virus In the early 1800’s two scientists by the name of Friedrich Loeffler and Paul Frosch discovered an infected particle in which was smaller than any bacteria and would soon be known all around the world as a virus (Emiliani, C. 1993). Viruses are the causes of a huge number of diseases in humans. Such as, small pox, a common cold, chicken pox, influenza, shingles, herpes, polio, rabies, and AIDS. These are only some of the viral infections. In some cases, cancer may up rise from the virus,…

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    Test the main fears of why Africans will not get tested or take the antiretroviral therapy provided at clinics is revealed to readers of the book. (Steinberg, 2008) With fear of loosing your business, your family and eve as simple as your dignity many chose to not get tested to better their mental health. Even if brave enough to go through the testing and receiving a positive result some still choose to not take the provided drug therapy because it is a daily commitment that they do not…

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    HIV/AIDS: Case Study in Uganda The AIDS Support Organization known as TASO is an important organization in Uganda for people living HIV positive or with AIDS. The success of fighting HIV/AIDS is unprecidented and scientists look upon Uganda as a model. Since the 1980s, HIV/AIDS has been a worldwide problem and Uganda realized the potential problem and began organization early in the beginning of the disease to help Ugandans. Uganda is considered one of the most impoverished nations in the…

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