2000 words essay on: HIV-AIDS AIDS, The full form is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immune Deficiency Virus). It is a condition in which the built in defence system of the body breaks down completely. This phenomenon is gradual but ultimately leads to total depletion of a very important cell component of the immune mechanism. Thus those who are affected are unable to combat with common diseases including even mild infections since his/her immunity is knocked out and body resistance is reduced.AIDS was recognized for the first time in the USA in 1981.In India it was identified in after 5 years in May 1986. In October 1985 the health authorities of the Government of India realizing the threat and spread of HIV and AIDS through the Indian Council of Medical Research organized the screening of high risk groups with the aim of finding out whether HIV infection has reached India. Among the states, Manipur stands first followed by Maharashtra and thirdly TamilNadu.HIV is currently spreading in the world at the rate of one new infection every fifty seconds. The HIV/AIDS is not confined to any one class, community, religion, age-group, sex or profession, though according to the Indian Health Organization women and children are believed to be more prone to AIDS. The HIV infection is spread over all religions and all groups.HIV is an infectious disease but is not easily transmitted through the environment such as air, water, food etc. Therefore it is non-communicable disease. However the main causes or the modes through which the virus enters the body are Sexual intercourse with an infected person. The virus transmission is facilitated when either partner has other sexually transmitted disease (STDs). Genital ulcers and other infections such as syphilis could act as co-factors, aiding and abetting the AIDS virus. The second mode is through the transfusion of HIV infected blood or the blood
May 21, 2012
Social issues facing HIV/AIDS today are as diverse as the people that are affected by the disease. Advocating for a large group of people takes action at the macro human service practice. The goals and intervention strategies will be similar to micro human service and will involve the same strategies to bring justice to human rights for all members of society.
One strategy is including a broader range of other diversity in research in….
The Modern Day Plague (HIV/AIDS)
Topic: The effects HIV/AIDS have on young women in the world
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience will be informed on the risks of HIV/AIDS and the steps you can take to prevent this from happening.
Central Idea: With this infection growing in the world, we must make sure that we are educated and that we avoid the behavior that will cause us to be exposed to the virus
Preview: We must understand the causes, risks….
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For English Presentation on 20th dec 2012.
1. What is HIV/AIDS? Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). AIDS is a major concern in almost every country in the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the cumulative number of AIDS cases in the world is up to 2.5 million persons. AIDS is the sixth leading cause of death among people….
HIV/AIDS-- A Deadly Disease
HIV and AIDS are a silent killer virus that many people have today, and even more that do not even know they have it. With the millions of viruses and diseases in the world, HIV and AIDS are the two that struck the world by surprise, becoming one of the most serious and most common diseases not just in the United States, but also around the world. HIV and AIDS is caused by genetics, accidental contamination, and sex; it therefore leads to medical doctors trying to find….
HIV/AIDS in Haiti
HIV/AIDS is spreading rapidly through Haiti, they have the highest cases, and due to poverty they will continue to be on the large scale. This is one of the Global Social problems brought up in Poto Mitan. According to the dictionary.com AIDS is defined as “a disease of the immune system characterized by increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections, as pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and, to certain cancers, as Kaposi's sarcoma,and to neurological disorders: caused by a….
There have been studies on HIV/AIDS, but there is currently no cure for the virus/disease. There is a misconception that AIDS is transmitted, but what people don’t know is that the virus HIV is what is transmitted; leading to the disease AIDS. The risk factors, major health promoting behaviors and symptoms that can alleviate the hardships that come with the virus/disease, can cause stress, frustration and conflict managing the illness. The impact of the medical condition on the mental health….
What is HIV/AIDS?
HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
It is one of a group of viruses known as retroviruses. After getting into the body, the virus kills or damages cells of the body's immune system. The body tries to keep up by making new cells or trying to contain the virus, but eventually the HIV wins out and progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. This eventually leads to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) when the virus has destroyed so much….
When we think of HIV/AIDS we have certain populations in mind. We hear about its ravages on young men and women; on the gay and transgender populations; on the homeless and the intravenous drug user. We seldom think about HIV/AIDS and senior citizens. What no one talks about is HIV/AIDS and the older adult. It’s no wonder that when you talk to our senior citizens, they may have the perception that HIV/AIDS is not a risk to them. Is HIV/AIDS a risk to older adults? Is HIV/AIDS over 50 a problem?….
HIV and AIDS AND POVERTY; HOUSEHOLD (HH) ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING AS A STRATEGY FOR BREAKING THE VICIOUS CYCLE
Introduction While HIV and AIDS affect the poor and the rich, the poor people are, nevertheless, doubly disadvantaged. The reasons why poor people are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS are: a) b) c) d) e) Poor people have fewer choices; Poor people are less able to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS; Poor people may have fewer rights, or be unaware of their rights; The majority of the world’s poor….
“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….