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    Figure 3: Pros and Cons of Uganda’s Knowledge Promotion Method B. Policy 2- Hot, Healthy, and Keeping It Up! Program Hot, Healthy, and Keeping It Up! (HHKIU) is a behavioral skills-based intervention designed for gay and bisexual Asian and Pacific Islander (API) men. HHKIU was first implemented in a field study at the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Community HIV Project (GCHP), an API gay and bisexual HIV/AIDS agency in San Francisco, California. HHKIU has demonstrated significant reductions…

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    Mary Fisher's Speech

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    Having watched Mary Fisher 's speech at the Republican National Convention of 1992, I noticed these characteristics related to her attempts to engage her audience, her comparison between herself and other inflected with the same disease, and her response to the "rhetorical situation. She used many elements of immediacy to capture her audience’s attention such as words and phrases strictly for allotting participation from the audience on a topic that was so controversial during its time. It is…

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    Worldwide, in 2014, mother to child transmission (MTCT) accounted for 15% of newly infected Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) diagnoses, with an estimated 220,000 infants acquiring HIV (United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF], 2015). In Uganda during 2014, an estimated 9,500 children were infected via MTCT, these figures may be as high as 21,000 children (UNICEF, 2015). Comparatively, Australian rates of MTCT stand at an average of one child per year, notably a percentage of 1% in the…

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    Book Report #2: Punishing Disease, HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness by Trevor Hoppe Introduction: Trevor Hoppe in his novel Punishing Disease, HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness provides a narrative f or how public health has affected those living with HIV throughout HIV’s debut to the public in the 1980s to the present. Hoppe visits the history of how the public health handles disease outbreaks and relates that to how their tactics lead to the stigmatism of HIV and ultimately HIV’s…

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    Issues Paper: Ethics of Culturally Competent Care Latrease Magwood Bloomfield College Nursing 215 Dr.Moore and Dr.Tuella Ethics of Culturally Competent Care In the article, “Dead Wrong!” The Ethics of Culturally Competent Care” by Jacqueline Ortiz and Donna Casey, the authors discussed a case about a young woman from Haiti who was diagnosed with HIV with a co-morbidity diagnosis for worsening case of renal function and pneumocystis pneumonia. Within the article, the authors discussed the…

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    According to the CDC, the average lifetime treatment cost for HIV is $379,668. The average cost for antiretroviral treatment is $23,000 per year. The cost of testing for HIV in emergency departments, STD clinics, primary care settings, and urgent care centers is between $1,900 to $10,000. Most of the time these cost is cover by insurance (2016). About 1.2…

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    Naco Case Study

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    3). Currently, there are a fair number of NGOs and governmental programs to treat HIV/AIDS in India. A major component of that is NACO (The National AIDS Control Organization). The National AIDS Control Organization NACO is the organization that is responsible for creating policies and implementation of programs for the control and prevention of HIV/AIDs in India. NACO in India focuses on providing quality care and equal access to all Indian citizens living with HIV. The goal of their current…

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    Douglas Crimp's Analysis

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    3. Douglas Crimp’s reading was divided into two parts, but applied Foucauldian philosophy in both parts in Crimp’s analysis after his summary of history surrounding HIV medicine. First, Crimp criticized and explained Andrew Sullivan’s discussion of HIV medicine in society, but subsequently he discussed the AIDS outbreak in the 1980s with its portrayal as depicted in And the Band Played On. Crimp’s first part included an analysed the morality in sexuality and medicine through Foucauldian…

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    Role of Anthropologist in HIV/Aids Article In this issue of “Practicing Anthropology” a multitude of articles discuss the AIDS epidemic taking place throughout different African Countries. These articles focus on various aspects of HIV/AIDS in Africa such as the correlation between gender and HIV, the influence of the lack of health care workers on HIV/AIDS, the different ethical components needed to take into consideration when developing various HIV/AIDS interventions, and different types of…

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    Zika virus can be spread during both the daytime and nighttime by a mosquito that carries the virus. A pregnant woman who is infected with Zika can pass the virus to her fetus during pregnancy or around the time of birth, which can cause serious birth defects. It is unknown whether pregnant women are more likely to develop symptoms of the disease compared to the general population. A person infected with Zika can spread the disease with a sex partner during the time of unprotected sex. There is…

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