Essays Tagged: "living with hiv"

Aids

n people were newly infected with HIV/AIDS. At the end of the 2000 year 36.1 million people will be living with HIV/AIDSWhere did it come from? Scientists have different theories about the origin of H ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Thinkers of the new. AIDS in Africa.

to better the situation in Africa. UN figures say that 12.2 million women and 10.1 million men were living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa at the end of 1999. These numbers need to be decreased, and th ... e. "If today marks the turning point, it is too late for nearly all the 34.3 million people who are living with HIV and AIDS"(Gellman, July 5,2000 A01). This is the problem, even though the worlds nat ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa: Possible Solutions and Causes.

ade up of about ten percent of the world's population. In 2001, two-thirds of the 40 million people living with HIV resided in this region (Hearing 2). Only in Sub-Saharan Africa is this epidemic not ... demic not concentrated to certain risk groups. The HIV virus is indiscriminate to all of the people living there with almost the same number of women affected as men (De Cock Mbori-Ngacha, Marum). Wit ...

(9 pages) 194 2 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aids Funding.

to maintain the reasearch of this disease. As 2002, there were about 900,000 people in the US alone living with HIV/AIDS.(Aldridge C, National ADAP Monitoring Project:Annual Report, 2002) The cost of ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV in Africa

c has had the most severe results in the developing nations of the world. Over 95 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS live in low income countries, where it is difficult to gain access to the neces ...

(1 pages) 69 2 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aids in Africa

ade up of about ten percent of the world's population. In 2001, two-thirds of the 40 million people living with HIV resided in this region (Hearing 2). Only in Sub-Saharan Africa is this epidemic not ... demic not concentrated to certain risk groups. The HIV virus is indiscriminate to all of the people living there with almost the same number of women affected as men (De Cock Mbori-Ngacha, Marum). Wit ...

(9 pages) 141 1 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

million people worldwide - 37 million adults and 2.5 million children younger than 15 years - were living with HIV/AIDS. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than in sub-Saharan Africa, where the numb ... isease have developed rapidly. Health-care professionals focus on three areas of therapy for people living with HIV infection or AIDS: antiretroviral therapy using drugs that suppress HIV replication; ...

(3 pages) 247 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV/AIDS, Women's Human Rights and the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS: The principal obstacles for the implementation of the Declaration in Georgia

stics, it has killed almost 22 million people (UN, 2001). More than 36 million people worldwide are living with HIV/AIDS, and every day, another 15,000 acquire the virus (UN, 2001). There is no other ... is a prominent issue that is exposed to discrimination. Special attention should be given to women living with HIV, as along with girls, women are the most vulnerable group to be stricken by HIV. Thi ...

(27 pages) 180 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Stigma

LAG (Parents of friends of Lesbians and Gay) help people such as Joe to handle day-to-day issues of living with HIV/AIDS. A group such as this gives a person belonging, which can build self-respect, c ... ieving the effective communication so greatly needed to attain reconciliation with the realities of living, dying and death.Goffman, E, 1997, Selections from Stigma. In The disability studies reader, ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

HIV: Detailing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus

nstitute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, by 2002, an estimated 42 million people worldwide were living with HIV/AIDS. Approximately 70 percent of these people live in Africa whereas another 17 per ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Societal Issues: HIV and Hispanics

ediate attention. Twenty-two years later, there are medicines that can prolong the life of a person living with HIV/AIDS. Thus, cases of the disease are no longer covered in the news. Unfortunately, h ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aids in India

of HIV infections, from a few thousand in the early 1990s to around 5.1 million children and adults living with HIV/AIDS in 2003. With a population of over one billion, the HIV epidemics in India will ... fety.Numbers!Globally India is second only to South Africa in terms of the overall number of people living with HIV.* NACO estimated that there the number of Indians living with HIV increased by 500,0 ...

(12 pages) 36 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Should HIV/AIDS epidemic be viewed purely as an economic problem? Would this facilitate a speedier resolution? South African Economics

severe HIV/Aids epidemics around the world, by the end of 2005 there were 5 and half million people living with HIV/Aids. Of those affected, the majority fall into the most productive sector of our ec ... nments in caring for these children and in finding suitable families to care for them (BIZ/ED,2006).Living standardsAll the issues covered above will lead to a decline in living standards as measured ...

(8 pages) 78 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

AIDS/HIV Epidemic In Africa

he world's population. In 2001, officials estimated that nearly two-thirds of the 40 million people living with HIV resided in this region (Hearing 1). And what makes this epidemic so unique, is that ... ). And what makes this epidemic so unique, is that the virus is indiscriminate to all of the people living there with almost the same number of women affected as men. So the question remains: how is i ...

(5 pages) 55 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Aids

n 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 it come from? Scientists have different theories about the or ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aids in Africa

poses a threat to the population of Africa. With no end in sight, AIDS has impacted the health and living standards in Africa. AIDS, caused by the HIV virus, weakens the immune system, allowin ... is easily passed from one individual to another. With 70% of all adults and 80% of children living with HIV/AIDS in the world, Africa is home to many orphans. Millions of parents who died of A ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS - and the Catholic Church

to deny a dying person his or her right to peace and time with family in their last moments. People living with HIV/AIDS face discrimination which is dehumanizing and suffering which strips the person ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV-AIDS Testing in Pregnant Women

in AIDS 22) reported that nearly 340,000 adults and children in the United State's population were living with HIV-AIDS. And nearly twenty percent of those infected were women. Each year there are an ...

(2 pages) 366 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV-AIDS Testing in Pregnant Women

in AIDS 22) reported that nearly 340,000 adults and children in the United State's population were living with HIV-AIDS. And nearly twenty percent of those infected were women. Each year there are an ...

(2 pages) 390 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The AIDS Epidemic

read worldwide with no absolute cure yet. Each year millions of people die and the number of people living with HIV keep rising continuously.Putting a stop for such an epidemic disease is not easy. Wi ...

(2 pages) 435 0 3.4 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine