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  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ( HIV ) : What Is The Cases Of HIV?

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    Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) have always plagued the globe. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Health Observatory (GHO), there are 36.9 million cases of HIV infections throughout the globe by the end of the year 2014 and 0.08% of adults with ages 15-49 years old are infected with HIV (World Health Organization, 2016). Also, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), there was an average of 30,000 (23,000- 58,000) cases of HIV in the year 2013 in the Philippines;

  • Poverty With Hiv And Aids

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    Due to gaps in policy oversight, the percentage of minorities living with HIV and AIDS in the United States remains high. It has remained high due in part to policies that were implemented during the early 90’s, emblematically The Ryan White Care Act, along with in policy makers for their failure to recognize the special needs and factors that pertain to minority groups, specifically African Americans and Non-white Hispanics. The racial disparities that have historically plagued these minority groups

  • HIV/AIDS in Botswana.

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    An estimated 25 million people in Africa were living with AIDS in 2003 (AIDS and HIV Statistics for Africa). In Botswana alone, the AIDS prevalence rate is an immense 36.5% (HIV and AIDS in Botswana). In Botswana, AIDS has been an ongoing epidemic since the first case reported in 1985 (HIV and AIDS in Botswana). AIDS is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which weakens a person 's immune system causing them to be more susceptible to infectious diseases such as meningitis, pneumonia

  • The Impact Of Hiv / Aids

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    This paper provides a brief overview of the impact of HIV/AIDS. It then focuses on the policymaking process and the purpose of the health policy. From there we move to on to the five-step of policy analysis and conclude with a strong recommendation to help bring this disease under control. The purpose of this paper is to identify and further understand key factors that may impact the decision of our nations to address HIV/AIDS in homes, schools, organizations, and communities. The legislature is

  • The Hiv / Aids Epidemic

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    Globally, there is good news. In 2011 the World Health Organization (WHO) claimed that the HIV/AIDs epidemic was declining in their “Global HIV/AIDS Response” progress report (Progress Report 2011). Each continent and region, however, showed different changes in their rates of HIV/AIDS (Progress Report 2011). In North America, and specifically in the United States, the incidence of HIV has been constant for the past several years (Progress Report 2011). Despite the stability of this disease,

  • The Importance Of HIV In Mississippi

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    one in eighty-five Mississippians will acquire HIV in their lifetime (Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017). In 2015, there were 509 reported cases of HIV, of those cases 80% were African American and 30% were between the ages of 13-24 (Mississippi State Department of Health, 2016). As research demonstrates that the burden of HIV rests in the young African American community, the

  • Children With Hiv / Aids

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    assist people who are currently living with HIV/AIDS based on a specific need that they demonstrate. Currently, DC CARE is doing their best to meet these needs by taking certain actions such as providing health insurance to low-income HIV positive individuals and training to those who directly work with these individuals. By making these fundamental efforts, service providers are really focusing their capabilities to help those people who are suffering with HIV/AIDS and are indeed making real progress

  • Hiv And Aids News And Updates : New Strain Of Hiv

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    Critical Summary Draft: Our chosen article is titled “HIV and AIDS News and Updates: New Strain of HIV Found in Cuba Which Can Develop Into a Full-Blown AIDS in a Span of Only 3 Years” written by Steff Lyn Smetham. It was published on November 5th, 2015 on the Crossmap online website. The article was written to inform the readers on a newly discovered strain of HIV, which develops faster than the average known types of HIV. This article mentioned many recently studied concepts including, the rate

  • Controlling & Managing Hiv/Aids In Prisons. Hiv/Aids Is

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    Managing HIV/AIDS in Prisons HIV/AIDS is a serious health threat for prison populations, and presents significant challenges for prison management to control. In prison populations around the world, the prevalence of HIV is often higher than that of the general population. In some cases, the prevalence of HIV infection in prisons is up to a hundred times higher than in the community. Even in countries with large heterosexual HIV epidemics, such as in Africa, studies have shown that rates of HIV infection

  • The Let 's Be Hiv Free : Hiv Prevention Campaign

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    The Let’s Be HIV Free: HIV Prevention campaign will implement a new policy among college campuses regarding the high human-immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence rates in the El Paso County area. The many college campuses in El Paso, Texas are comprised of more than 60,000 students, and provides a unique opportunity to prevent the transmission of this deadly disease. Under this new policy, students will undergo testing for HIV before being admitted into the campus, retest annually and partake in