Essays Tagged: "aids cases"

Aids

FACTS ON AIDSCases of AIDS have been reported in 85 countries. It is estimated between 5 and 10million people ... rted in 85 countries. It is estimated between 5 and 10million people around the world now carry the AIDS virus and that as many as 100million will become infected over the next 10 years.How can you be ... e of condoms and safer sex practices if children are alreadysexually activeThere are many different aids you can use to help teach the children the facts on AIDS:- videos- games- guest speakers- quizz ...

(2 pages) 61 1 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS

AIDSAcquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is a recently recognized disease entity. It is cau ... normalities, or psychological disturbances caused by physical damage to nerve cells.Since the first AIDS cases were reported in 1981, through mid-1992, more than 190,000 AIDS cases and more than 152,0 ... ms. In addition, although the vast majority of documented cases have occurred in the United States, AIDS cases have been reported in about 162 countries worldwide. Sub-Saharan Africa in particular app ...

(12 pages) 245 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV and AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

BACKGROUNDSince the first AIDS cases were reported in 1981, through mid-1994 more than 402,000 AIDS cases and more than 241,00 ... ms. In addition, although the vast majority of documented cases have occurred in the United States, AIDS cases have also been reported in almost every country in the world. Sub-Saharan Africa in parti ... ca in particular appears to suffer a heavy burden of this illness.No cure or vaccine now exists for AIDS. Many of those infected with HIV may not even be aware that they carry and can spread the virus ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Mandatory AIDS testing

AIDS has become a worldwide epidemic that has struck every identifiable group. However, persons who ... ons who are considered to be in a high-risk group of contracting HIV, the disease believed to cause AIDS, are still stigmatized by the media and other professionals as being diseased and abnormal. It ... mic at phenomenon increases. It is estimated that heterosexual transmission accounts for 75% of all AIDS cases in the world.(Video, CBC In Review) And still individuals persist that AIDS is a gay dise ...

(8 pages) 111 0 4.2 Dec/2000

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS

good very well writtenAcquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is adisease entity that has been recognized since 1981. It is caused byinfection with the huma ... e development of unusual cancers. The virus also tends toreach certain brain cells. Since the first AIDS cases werereported in 1981, through mid-1991, more than 190,000 AIDScases and more than 120,000 ... appears to suffer a heavy Berden of this illness. So far there is nocure or vaccine that exists for AIDS, but scientists belive a man bythe name of Dr. David Ho has discovered a cure. HIV infectionand ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Aids Epidemic.

AIDS and the GovernmentOne of our government's most troubling issues is the widespread epidemic of A ... epidemic of AIDS. It is a disease that is destroying much of the country's population. Not only is AIDS a relatively new disease (at least to the United States) it is a disease that is unstoppable ri ... t and destroying to the careless individuals who either do not worry and or are uneducated about it.AIDS is a fairly new disease in the United States. The first reports of AIDS were in 1981. Since the ...

(11 pages) 215 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

AIDS.

on children who go to New York's publicly financed schools is a seven-year-old child suffering from AIDS. A special health and education panel had decided, on the strength of the guidelines issued by ... tself(Fear of dying 1)." This article was written in 1985. Since then much has been found out about AIDS. Not enough for a cure though. There probably will be no cure found in the near future because ...

(12 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

AIDS In the World: This essay is about AIDS. How AIDS effect, the prevention, and all about AIDS.

AIDS in the WorldAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is human viral disease that ravages the i ... lity to defend itself from infection and disease. Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), AIDS leaves an infected person vulnerable to opportunistic infections.In fact, the teenagers are mos ... person vulnerable to opportunistic infections.In fact, the teenagers are most typically affected by AIDS and also people who have sexual contact with someone who has HIV. As of the end of 2003, an est ...

(3 pages) 247 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Societal Issues: HIV and Hispanics

gotten. In 2000, Hispanic adolescents (aged 13-19) accounted for 20% of the total number of new HIV/AIDS cases in the United States, officially making the race the fastest growing demographic.In 1981, ... irst came to the public attention, mostly through the media, the national awareness level about HIV/AIDS was sky-high because the government realized that this was a fast growing epidemic needing imme ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Nature Magnitude and distribution of HIV-AIDS in Australia

Human Immunodeficiency Virus – Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) is a terminal illness, which brings about a gradual deterioration in the bodies’ immune syste ... une system, leaving the person vulnerable to disease and infections, which can result in death. HIV-AIDS carries with it a large social stigma for those who contract it because transmission is most pr ... ominant through homosexual contact. Several communities have a higher risk of being affected by HIV-AIDS and these factors tend to be gender, age, sexual orientation and area of living. While HIV-AIDS ...

(5 pages) 11 0 2.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

CLEAN NEEDLES BENEFIT SOCIETY/PROGRAMS DON'T MAKE SENSE

.2. Outline the argument premises and conclusions.Premises:•55% of used needles show traces of AIDS virus.•In New Haven, new HIV infections are down 33% for addicts in exchanges.Conclusion:& ... back up the argument that needle exchanges are an effective tool against the spread of an epidemic (Aids). The premises support the conclusion that needle exchanges prove their benefit.Argument 2:&bul ...

(2 pages) 514 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Aids

Aids first appeared in 1959. Its definition states that its any of a group of retroviruses and esp. ... er T cells of the immune system causing the marked reduction in their numbers that is diagnostic of AIDS -- called also AIDS virus, human immunodeficiency virus. A retrovirus is any of a group of RNA- ... numerous tumorigenic viruses. During the 2000 year 5.3 million people were newly infected with HIV/AIDS. At the end of the 2000 year 36.1 million people will be living with HIV/AIDS Where did ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aides In Africa

Africa is affected by Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or what is commonly known as AIDS, each and everyday. Millions upon millions of Africans have already died from AIDS. Millions mo ... ed and left without money, food, a home or family as a result of this disease. There is no cure for AIDS. Once you contract it, only time will tell how long you will survive. Though there are more AID ... e AIDS cases in Africa than anywhere else in the world, it does not exist solely on that continent. AIDS is everywhere. It affects us all and it is up to those outside of Africa to take responsibility ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aids In Islamic Countries

Biology: Aids Paper Richard Graham 3/5/02 (Sick last 2 days of last week) ... ople consider Islamic Countries. Muslims think that their Muslim customs "will protect them against AIDS" (Hanif). The strictest Islamic country is Saudi Arabia, they force the women to cover themselv ... themselves. Here information on sex is censored and the government covers up all information about AIDS. In fact "the word sex is absent from the public vocabulary" (Hanif). The country claims that s ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Heroes Project: A Case Study in Communication for Social Change

The purpose of this study was to examine a communication for social change project relating to AIDS/HIV awareness. The project chosen was the 'Heroes Project' in India founded by Hollywood actor ... rs and has forged partnerships with the STAR India Pty Ltd television network and Avahan, an Indian AIDS initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.Background and ContextHIV/AIDS awareness is ...

(7 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

HIV/AIDS in the Indigenous Community

HIV/AIDS is a deadly infectious disease that has killed millions across the globe. HIV (human immunodefi ... an cause specific diseases of its own and, at later stages, when the body's resistance is weakened, AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) can occur. With early diagnosis and treatment with antivi ... ar prevented the uncontrolled spread of HIV among its population and the number of cases of HIV and AIDS cases in Australia are among the lowest in the world. Current data on HIV/AIDS in Australia com ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

HIV/AIDS Research Paper

HIV/AIDSThroughout history, few illnesses have carried as much significance as Acquired Immune Deficienc ... history, few illnesses have carried as much significance as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. Similar human catastrophes have presented in our history such as, bubonic plague, leprosy and ... istinctive, it describes the affliction of the human spirit and how community members cope with it. AIDS has given moral "do-gooders" a ripe opportunity to condemn others for behaviors which do not co ...

(5 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases