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  • National Association For People With Aids
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    AIDS is a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles. It is the most serious outcome of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. People with AIDS often suffer lung, brain, eye and other organ disease along with debilitating weight loss, diarrhea, candidacies, dementia, toxoplasmosis and a type of cancer called Kaposi's Sarcoma, and makes the immune system weak and therefore less able to fight cer...
  • Weeks For The Aid Agencies
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    Sean Palleschi Geology 101 News Report 11 April 16, 2002 Afghanistan Rattled Again by Qaukes, Two Dead Two people were killed and others were injured in northern district of Nahrin on Sunday in Afghanistan because of numerous tremors and earthquakes. Unfortunately, over the last three weeks, hundreds of people have died due to these horrific earthquakes. 'Pakistani seismologists said the Sunday quake measured 5.3 on the Richter Scale, only a little less intense that the series of shallow quakes ...
  • National Interest Group Aids Action
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    Interest Group: Aids Action 1. Size- Is this a national, regional, or local interest group Membership- How many people are members at national and local levels - Aids action is a national interest group - Aids action contains 1,000 members at national and local levels 2. How to contact them: - What is the address of the national headquarters - What is the state address - What is the local address Address of the national headquarters: Aids Action 1906 Sunderland Place, NW Washington, DC 20036 Aid...
  • Shilts's Success And Reasons For Failure
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    Different people define success in many different ways. What is considered success by one person may be viewed as failure by another person. Randy Shilts, a homosexual newspaper reporter / author, attempts to make fundamental changes in America's opinion on AIDS. In Randy Shilts's essay, 'Talking AIDS to Death,' he speaks of his experiences as an 'AIDS celebrity. ' At the core of Shilts's essay is the statement, 'Never before have I succeeded so well; never before have I failed so miserably' (22...
  • People's Discrimination Towards Aids Victims
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    ID: 458027 October 12, 2004 Mr. Phillip Stein Argumentation Aids Victims Should be Treated With More Respect and Dignity What would you do if someone you love gets infected with HIV? Would you still treat them the same way as before? This kind of question might not come into your mind but in fact, it can happen to anyone. The rate of people who gets infected with HIV is increasing rapidly in our society (Cite). People who are HIV positive have to struggle with their life, living by the day. They...
  • Ignorant About The Disease
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    The AIDS Crisis AIDS is an epidemic that has been treated like every other plague in history. Because it is human nature to be afraid of what one cannot control, people are invariably afraid of disease and infection. Moreover, the fear is escalated many times over in that the disease starts controlling the person who it has infected. As a result, society as a whole ostracizes and black lists anyone and anything that is believed to be associated with the disease. Many people think the United Stat...
  • Types Of Foreign Aid The U.S.
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    Foreign Aid There are two words that many politicians like to shy away, and those two words are, 'foreign aid. ' Taking a firm stand on either side of this topic is usually side stepped by decision makers. Their opinions are usually based on a case by case analysis. This extremely controversial topic involves whether or not to support the policy of foreign aid to needy or sometimes not so needy countries. What benefits does foreign aid have for the countries that receive it, and does it have any...
  • Hiv And Aids
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    If you are living with HIV or AIDS, you need many kinds of support -- medical, emotional, psychological, and, yes, financial. Your doctor, your local health and social services departments, your local AIDS service organization, and your local library can aid you in finding all kinds of help: answers to your questions about HIV and AIDS doctors, insurance, and help in making health care decisions food, housing, and transportation planning to meet financial and daily needs support groups for you a...
  • Help Andy
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    The movie, Philadelphia, was an excellent example of the severe discrimination many people with Aids are exposed to. In this instance the main character, Andy, was also gay. Unfortunately, in our society, he was faced with a double whammy. The gay is sis controversial enough, but to compound that in the work force with having Aids would be almost unbearable for any person to cope with. Tom Hanks played Andy with a serious need to communicate to the viewers how everyday life, work, emotions and b...
  • Individuals With Aids
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    AIDS is a deadly disease that affects people world wide. AIDS is a disease that brings about many social consequences. Many of these consequences result in physical, emotional, and economic problems. AIDS compromises the immune system of the human body, making a person susceptible to many different illnesses and infections. Among these are: unexplained fatigue and weight loss, night sweats and flu-like feelings. These infirmities can interfere with a person's daily physical tasks. For example, t...
  • Spread Of Aids And Hiv
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    Introduction It is during the ages of 18 and 24 that time of life that many adults are sexually active but not always in monogamous relationships. It is a time of life when one can easily contract either AIDS or another STD due to behavior. Young adults are working during the day and doing their socializing at night, and this socializing almost always includes substances such as alcohol and drugs to help alter their mood, or judgments. Thus causing the person to become easily overcome with doing...
  • Aid To The Poorer Nations
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    There is a large gap in the development of the Northern and Southern nations of the world. The Northern countries in general are geared more towards industry and are more economically prosperous because of it. While the South is much less industrial and as a result lacks the wealth that the North enjoys (Rourke, 1998, p. 168). That is not to say, however, that there are not wealthy countries in the South or poor countries in the North, but generally speaking most of the world's wealth lies in th...
  • Solution To Botswana's Aids Problem
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    Botswana has disturbing statistics related to AIDS, when compared to those of a developed nation like Australia. Life expectancy is 40 in Botswana, compared to 80 in Australia. This difference is mainly due to AIDS. Without AIDS in Botswana, the life expectancy would be about 64. In having such a low life expectancy, Botswana has had to deal with many problems. Workers are being taken in their prime, and many children are left orphaned without a primary caregiver. This means that less work will ...
  • Discrimination To People With Aids In School
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    Discrimination is a concern for people worldwide because they have had personal experience throughout their daily routines. When it comes to people with aids, many people around the world have thought about the subject many times, and have developed their state of mind towards them. Also, people have learned to live with while others ignore the problem. One problem that may not concern many is discrimination to people with aids in school. The question here is; does aids influence schools to admi...
  • Panel For The Aids Memorial Quilt
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    The AIDS Memorial Quilt The AIDS memorial quilt also known as the NAMES project is the largest on-going community art project in the world. Today the quilt is comprised of over 41,000 colorful panels in remembrance of someone who has been lost in the fight against AIDS. Each panel is three feet by six feet, the size of a human grave. The size of each panel is just one of the many testimonies to emotions of sorrow, anger, love and hope that go into the making of each panel. The mission of the AID...

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