The Fight Against Non Communicable Diseases

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In today’s society diseases are the main generalization that causes death and to be spread from state to state. Transnational diseases are life threatening and can cause a person to become ill for a very long time. Although, there are several types of diseases that complex the world, none stick out more than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, Ebola, and animal diseases. All of these take a major toll on the world with them passed from one person to another. With people visiting different countries day in and day out making it harder to control the infectious diseases to spread at a rapid pace. These diseases are important to society to tame for the health of others in hope to finding a cure. The fight against non-communicable diseases effect our US…show more content…
AIDS shines a spotlight on human rights and societal issues—has been borne out in many ways, particularly in the epidemic’s interactions with poverty, gender inequality and social exclusion (Mann et al., 1994). It lessens the population by the million, leaving communities in an uproar and conflict amongst one another. South Africa has been noted the most severely country affected by this disease, causing children to become orphanages due to the loss of their parents. Leaving the child to take care of themselves and sometimes their siblings, as well. With epidemics like HIV/AIDS taking over in countries such as South Africa, which produces mass amounts of platinum, gold, and other leading minerals; makes it hard for the U.S. to approach such land to aid with help and implementation to a better lifestyle. Other diseases are also growing at a rapid pace causing sickness and death throughout the world such as TB, which can cause death if left untreated. Tuberculosis better known as TB is a bacterial infection that is commonly found in the lungs. Most people who are exposed to TB never have any symptoms unless the body is introduced to a virus such as HIV. Most people that are in the latent stage are at a much lower risk of spreading the infection. However, a person that is currently in the active stage can become highly contagious. The bacteria found in TB is what is contagious, which can be transmitted through the air. Any travelers coming from
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