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AIDS Consequence Map

by: Kiran and Sabrina

Sabrina Granger

on 1 December 2012

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By: Sabrina and Kiran Impacts of AIDS and HIV HIV positive people can live healthy without developing AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV is the virus that causes AIDS
Weakens immune system
People vulnerable to sicknesses, diseases and infections AIDS is advancement on HIV
HIV becomes AIDS when someone can no longer fight off opportunistic infections Some opportunistic infections are: pneumonia
Kaposi sarcoma This can lead to rejection from friends or coworkers HIV cannot be spread from casual contact HIV is a non-curable virus New technological research for finding a way to cure the virus Can lead to more efficient and faster equipment for testing people and providing treatments e.g. people in African or poorer countries can have cheaper equipment that still help infected patients Loved ones can be lost for HIV positive people Family and friends may ignore or not interact with you Shunned by others at school or work in chance of contracting the virus May discomfort the patient and make them feel worse People that are not aware of HIV and its effects are at risk This could lead to more transmittance Many places affected by AIDS and HIV Sub-Saharan Africa If more people knew, it could save lives, but most aren't aware Examples of countries Sabrina: Blue arrows Kiran: Purple arrows About 4.8 million people in Asia are living with AIDS HIV AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Africa and Asia are most impacted Less Impacted Areas of the World Countries and organizations are working to cause a decline in HIV/AIDS cases Vaccine: medicine that helps teach the immune system to recognize and fight a disease or sickness For AIDS it is preventable vaccines - they do not provide a cure Scientific research shows a HIV vaccine is possible The first vaccine will have faults for the first round so it will take time India Cameroon Tanzania Mozambique Zimbabwe South Africa Scientific Social Global Relationships are lost United Nations has a fund where people can donate Donations are used to treat patients and help pay for other fees Medications Doctors Fees Many international organizations are working towards reducing the number of diseased Governments are trying to raise awareness through initiatives Personal actions can be taken Personal Europe, Caribbean, Oceania and North America It is possible to reduce AIDS People should try and increase awareness about AIDS Friends or family members may die from AIDS People may begin to think about you in a bad way hold local events in their community to educate others and themselves about the causes and effects of HIV/AIDS educate others and themselves about how to protect themselves from getting the virus educate others and themselves on what to do if they or someone they know gets infected AIDS/HIV have short term and long term effects help organizations by donating or volunteering help eliminate new infections amongst children and drug users affected by factors such as: poverty, economy, healthcare system, employment, climate, etc. HIV Prevention Initiatives these are developing nations that don't have a very good healthcare system and people are uneducated unaware about diseases and don't live in a very clean environment clean environment, good healthcare system, high employment rates and good incomes, well-educated people and rich countries encouraging protected sex help create equality between men and women results in less sexual abuse making laws to encourage people to be tested demand for better healthcare system and number of healthcare workers you may become an orphan in a poor country, you may be used as a child soldier or for child labor loneliness lose
self-confidence almost 60% of people with HIV are female immune system begins to weaken some one suffering from HIV/AIDS will probably need to take medications for the rest of their life may cause other diseases like diabetes Thank you! A presentation by Kiran and Sabrina! Don't talk to me! What's AIDS?
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