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  • Hiv/Aids

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    ------------------------------------------------- REACTION PAPER “HIV / AIDS” I. Title: HIV / AIDS Date: December 10, 2011 Name of speaker: Darius Umande II. Overview of the topic As I have learned from my past lessons in high school and elementary, HIV which stands for human immunodeficiency virus is a kind of virus, specifically lentivirus, that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome better known as AIDS. As what our high school teacher taught us, HIV can be transmitted commonly from person

  • Hiv And Aids : Hiv / Aids Essay

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    We Live In: HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS has been named a global epidemic because of its many outbreaks around the world. This is not happening on one state, but it is happening in every state and country you could name. It has been a major cause of death in the world, which results in the situation becoming a public health concern. It poses a risk to future generations. The most affected generation being the most active age group, which are the younger ones who are not protecting themselves. HIV is short for

  • HIV And The Treatment Of HIV In West Africa

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    people infected with HIV at the end of 2016 (World Health Organization, 2017). There are two types of HIV, i.e. HIV-1 and HIV-2. 95% of the infections that are spread worldwide is HIV-1 and HIV-2 is mainly seen in some West African countries. They are different in genetic and structural level where HIV-2 progresses more slowly than HIV-1 (, 2017). For the detection and differentiation of HIV-2 and HIV-1 in a blood sample or plasma samples, we can use the Alere q HIV-½ Detect

  • HIV : Useful Treatments For Infecting HIV

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    HIV can currently be regulated by several successful treatments. The current rates of infection have been on the decline due to education, prevention, and getting people treatment according to UNAIDS1. However, a cure has not been found. With a rapidly changing virus, it will be hard to definitively create a cure anytime soon. However, there are a few new ways of treating the virus already infecting genomes of many people. These treatments will work with the current methods being used and will not

  • HIV / AIDS

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    In 2014, HIV/AIDS was reported as the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally, after road injury (WHO, 2014) .It is estimated that the number of HIV related deaths is rising among the adolescents predominantly in the African region, at a time when HIV-related deaths are decreasing in other population groups (WHO, 2014). HIV-infected adolescents largely belong to two distinct groups; those who acquired HIV through mother to child transmission, and those who acquired HIV during their

  • What Is HIV

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    HIV What is HIV/AIDS? HIV stands for Human immunodeficiency Virus. This virus weakens a person 's ability to fight infections. During HIV infection, the virus attacks and destroys the infection-fighting CD4 cells, a type white blood cell. The loss of CD4 cells makes it difficult to fight infections, and so, one would be most susceptible to any and every illness. A person with the loss of 200 and more CD4 cells is said to have the more advanced stage of the HIV infection, acquired immunodeficiency

  • Hiv Epidemiology

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    HIV Epidemiology HIV Epidemiology For the epidemiology paper I chose to write about HIV. HIV is growing concern in the community and too many people are uneducated about the seriousness of this disease. HIV is terminal illness; it will eventually consume your life at some point. There are treatment options out there but being compliant with the medication regimen is crucial to the maintenance and management of this disease. HIV also known as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus; with HIV the virus

  • Hiv in Nigeria

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    The history of HIV and AIDS in Nigeria The first two HIV cases in Nigeria were identified in 1985 and were reported at an international AIDS conference in 19866. In 1987 the Nigerian health sector established the National AIDS Advisory Committee, which was shortly followed by the establishment of the National Expert Advisory Committee on AIDS (NEACA). At first the Nigerian government was slow to respond to the increasing rates of HIV transmission7 and it was only in 1991 that the Federal Ministry

  • Essay on HIV

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    HIV      Like the majority of the American population I have lived in a cloud of ignorance about the HIV and AIDS crisis. I have never know anyone close to me that has been infected with either of the two viruses. So when the option to research something to do with sexuality arouse I felt this would definitely further my education about a lethal killer that is roaming this earth. Since I knew next to nothing about this topic I will start from the begging of the disease

  • The Effects of HIV

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    Mental Hygiene, The Bronx has the highest HIV infection rate in New York City. In 2013, reported 35,172 people were living with HIV/AIDS in the Bronx. Acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is the disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which is the final stage of HIV. This is a world wide epidemic, especially because most people living with HIV don't have access to prevention, care or treatment and there is still no cure. HIV can be transmitted from certain fluids such