AIDS Essay Topics

History of AIDS

AIDS is a disease that destroys a person’s immune system. AIDS is a blood born pathogen. It was originally only found in gay men. This led to people calling it the “gay men disease. ” They use to think that this was punishment from God for their being gay. Then researchers found out some drug… View Article

Azt Pricing Decision

In 1986, Burroughs-Wellcome Company introduced the first major breakthrough against acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). It was the life-prolonging drug AZT. The product has turned out to be very successful for the company and, largely because of AZT’s success, Burroughs-Wellcome’s profits have doubled in the three years ending in 1988. The Food and Drug Administration… View Article

African American Women and Aids

In the United States one of the leading causes of death for African American women is HIV/AIDS. This paper is on the African American women living in the United States with HIV/AIDS, how the health care policy affects them and the different stakeholders that are being affected by the health care policy. “HIV is the… View Article

African American Women and Aids

In the United States one of the leading causes of death for African American women is HIV/AIDS. This paper is on the African American women living in the United States with HIV/AIDS, how the health care policy affects them and the different stakeholders that are being affected by the health care policy. “HIV is the… View Article

Creating Human Service Agencies

Human Services agencies play a vital role in connecting community resources to those in need of services. Some of the agencies are more beneficial to the community than others. Some of the larger agencies that are well connected with political figures tend to receive more funding, and directly affect local policy changes. Inadequate, funding prevents… View Article

Danger of Free Sex

Free sex, yeah this word is so familiar to hear. Now day, not only an adult man and woman who did a free sex but either did teenagers, in the other words a young man and young woman. Even, most of teens in Europe have ever done it, especially in America because free sex is… View Article

HIV/AIDS

The problem of HIV/AIDS has been sufficiently identified as a global health disaster. According to reports from the UN, it is estimated that over two million people die annually due to diseases caused by HIV/AIDS infections (UNICEF, 2002). The report also indicates that over 33 millions across the globe are living with HIV. This number… View Article

HIV AIDS In The South

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a killer disease caused by the human immune deficiency virus (HIV) which affects one’s immune system making them susceptible to opportunistic diseases that they succumb to. A person is said to be suffering from AIDS when the HIV has compromised their immune system triggering chronic fevers, constant diarrhea, significant… View Article

HIV/AIDS: Speech Presentation

Trials for the development of AIDS vaccine were being performed as early as 1987 but despite these efforts, scientists and researchers are still unable to come up with an effective medical agent that will help control and prevent the spread of this disease (IAVI, 2010). Each year, about 2. 7 million people are infected with… View Article

HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

2.0INTRODUCTION HIV/AIDs has been ranked among the common disease of all times that is threatening us with the extinction of youths and adults. It is not only terrorizing the entire generation but also kills and leaves millions of orphans for the oldest grandparent to carter for. 2.1HIV/AIDS IN NIGERIA According to USAID brief (2004), Nigerian… View Article

Angels in America Essay

Tony Kushner’s play, Angels In America, explores the trials of the journey of human life through the development of his characters throughout the play. When Rabbi Chemelwitz says “Great Voyages is this world do not any more exist. ” (Millennium 16) he speaks only the partial truth. It is true that none of the characters… View Article

Circumcision in South African Males vs Phillipino Males

Compare and contrast the attitudes, beliefs and perspectives around a specific health issue amongst two different population groups, and consider the implications of this for clinical or community practice. Introduction A controversial health issue around the world is male circumcision. Male circumcision is the removal of part of or the entire foreskin on the penis… View Article

Vasectomy and Permanent Birth Control

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization and/or permanent birth control. During the procedure, the vas deferens in man are severed, and then tied/sealed in a manner such to prevent sperm from entering into the seminal stream (ejaculate). Vasectomies are usually performed in a physician’s office or medical clinic. This usually takes less than… View Article

“Let’s Talk About Sex” Documentary

James Houston put together the documentary “Let’s Talk About Sex” that highlights the differences between American’s approach to sex education and that of other countries like the Netherlands. The stereotypes, controversy, and irony all related to sex is put out in the open and discussed. Throughout the film, it is obvious that America’s ways of… View Article

Medmira Case

MedMira Case Course: Marketing Planning What changes in the environment made it possible to consider the launch of an OTC Aids Test? Be specific. MedMira is known by developing and manufacturing quality diagnostics to prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases. All tests used a flow-through membrane technology and were fast and easy to… View Article

Birth registration

Acknowledgements This report would not have been made possible without the support and important contributions from the IATT working group on civil registration. In particular, we would like to thank Dr. Simon Heap and Nankali Maksud for their guidance and invaluable inputs in coordinating and sharing resources and internal documents. A special thank you is… View Article

Health Promotion and Education

Outline: 1. Health Education a. Definition 2. Five Key Areas in Health Promotion and Education 3. Five Health Promotion Approach a. Medical Approach b. Behavior Change Approaches c. Educational approach d. In Client-Centered Approach e. Societal Change Approach 4. Healthy Lifestyle a. Definition b. How to promote a healthy lifestyle? 5. Advocacy for Health R.A…. View Article

Health Module 1st Quarter

Gender and Human Sexuality At the end of the quarter, you should be able to 1. discuss sexuality as an important component of one’s personality. 2. explain the importance and dimensions of human sexuality. 3. analyze the factors that affect one’s attitudes and practices related to sexuality. 4. assess personal health attitudes that may influence… View Article

Health Issues in the Philippines

DOH alarm: HIV cases in first-half 2012 exceed full year of 2010 The number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases during the first half of the year has already surpassed the record for the whole 2010, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday, underscoring the alarming rise in incidence of the virus that causes the… View Article

International Bus

1. Who are the various stakeholders that Anglo American needs to consider as it adopts an effective HIV/AIDS strategy? The people are said to be the driving forces of a country’s economy. In South Africa, AIDS has greatly impacted the nation’s economy. As evidence, it was stated that from 1992 to 2002, the economy of… View Article

AIDS Case Study

Client Profile: Mr. Thomas is a 42 year old man admitted to the hospital with complaints of shortness of breath, fever, fatigue and oral thrush. The health care provider reviews the laboratory and diagnostic tests with Mr. Thomas and informs him he has pneumonia and is HIV positive. Mr. Thomas believes that he contracted HIV… View Article