Hiv Aids In Africa

The Ebola Virus
The Ebola Virus
The Ebola Virus A virus is an ultramicroscopic infectious organism that, having no independent metabolic activity, can replicate only within a cell of another host organism. A virus consists of a core of nucleic acid, either RNA or DNA, surrounded by a coating of antigenic protein and sometimes a lipid layer surrounds it as well. The virus provides the genetic code for replication, and the host cell provides the necessary energy and raw materials. There are more than 200 viruses that are know to
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Every 9 ? minutes, someone in the U.S is infected with HIV! No one is immune to HIV or Aids because it is does not care if you are male, female, young or old. The Virus has no prejudice and only one person is responsible for protecting you against the virus. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, better known as (AIDS), is caused by the Incurable Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). AIDS is a deadly disease that deteriorates the Immune system. There are two groups of HIV, HIV-1 that occurs througho
HIV in Kenia
HIV in Kenia
HIV in Kenya Around 6.3 percent of the 39 million population of Kenya live with HIV, which makes 2.4 million people. The HIV prevalence peaked with 13.4 percent during 2000 and in the last years it decreased to 6.3 percent. This decline was due to an increase in education and other measures like the increased use of condoms and the expanded HIV tests. In 1999, Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi declared the Aids a national disaster and announced that a National Aids Control Council would be establ
Infant Mortality
Infant Mortality
Infant mortality is something that affects billions of people around the world each day. And while we live in the United States where our medical practices are much more modernized than a lot of the world, billions of people around the world feel unsafe to become a mother. Africa is probably one of the most unsafe places to become a mother. Each year, 21 percent of births, 40 percent of the maternal deaths and 33 percent of baby deaths occur there. According to a new encyclopedia of Africa artic
United States Policy with African Countries
United States Policy with African Countries
United States Policy with African Countries Tiffany Smith Abstract For too long Africa has been an afterthought in United States. foreign policy interests. In World War II, Africa was a strategic stepping stone to the places that mattered in Europe. In the Cold War, Africa was a pawn in East-West struggles. Even as we Americans set in place well-intentioned economic development policies, it was too often with the idea of trying to do good for Africa, rather than to do good with Africa. This has