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Socioeconomic Impacts of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) on the Kenyan Health Care Human Physiology (NSC2205) Submitted on April 1st, 2014 to Dr. Apollo Maima Table of Contents Introduction 2 What is HIV? 2 Signs and Symptoms of HIV/AIDS 2-3 Health Impacts of HIV 3 Impacts of HIV/AIDS Social 3-4 Economic – Individual 5 Economic – Health Care 5-6 Recommendations 6-7 Conclusion 7 References 7-8 Introduction What is HIV? HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which is a lentivirus virus that attacks the immune system of the human causing the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The virus spreads through body fluids that affect specific immune system cells known as CD4 cells or T cells (Center for Disease Control and Prevention , 2014). When the virus destroys a significant number of the cells, the body becomes unable to fight off infections and diseases.
Introduction: These days, there are common to know about the prevention of infecting HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong. Since 1984, the first case of HIV infection reported, there are total 6,198 people reported they are infected of HIV/AIDS. It represent that Hong Kong have a well plan of health promotion and motivational strategies of promoting education of prevent spreading HIV/AIDS in our society. In the following essay will include the description of the HIV/AIDS client group, evaluate the characteristics by the biopsychosocial model and analyses the health promotion and motivational strategies in Hong Kong. Content: Prevalence: According to the statistics done by the department of Health in Hong Kong, there is a HIV reporting system in Hong Kong.
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There are a few theories as to how AIDS evolved from HIV, and how HIV evolved from SIV. One theory on how HIV came into existence is the Hunter Theory. This theory is most commonly accepted and it is the belief that “SIVcpv was transferred to humans ... ... middle of paper ... ...Feb. 2014. . Cefrey, Holly. Epidemics: Deadly Diseases throughout History: AIDS.