Lesson 2 health – aids

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Lesson 2 health – aids

  1. 1. Health – AIDS By the end of this lesson you will have: • Investigated the spread of HIV • Considered the impact of AIDS on health • Linked AIDS with economic development and lifestyle
  2. 2. The Spread of HIV • TASK: 6 degrees of separation. Try and get from 1 to 6 by connecting the words in the middle. Each word/fact/statistic must in someway relate to the one before it and so on. • • • • • • 1. 1959 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Sub-Saharan Africa
  3. 3. The Spread of HIV • The outbreak of AIDS was noticed by American doctors in 1979 • It is now a leading cause of death in SubSaharan Africa • Drugs are available to help AIDS victims • TASK: Using the table on page 6 describe and comment on the statistics given. • What are you noticing between MEDCs and LEDCs? • Complete the exercise on page 7
  4. 4. The Spread of HIV • The Spread of HIV video • • • • • • Questions: 1. How many stages of the illness are there? 2. How might you contract AIDS? 3. Can AIDS be genetic? 4. Can AIDS be cured? 5. Why are richer countries better off than poorer countries with regards to HIV?
  5. 5. Impacts of HIV • Both illness and death from AIDS have a negative impact on the sufferers and their families • There are physical, social and economic impacts • Read the text on page 8 and discuss in pairs
  6. 6. Social, Physical or Economic?
  7. 7. Social, Physical or Economic?
  8. 8. Social, Physical or Economic?
  9. 9. Social, Physical or Economic?
  10. 10. Social, Physical or Economic?
  11. 11. Social, Physical or Economic?
  12. 12. Impacts of HIV • TASK: Use this information to fill out the table on page 9 • Managing AIDS is a Multi-Faceted approach • Screening • Prolonging • Plotting • Research • Education • Caring
  13. 13. Country Case-Studies - Group work • Each group takes a case study each • Prepare a visual aid and 5 questions • Be prepared to educate your peers through facilitated presentation • 1. Lake Victoria – Kenya • 2. Uganda • 3. Botswana
  14. 14. Plenary • • • • • • 1. Botswana 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Pandemic
  15. 15. Homework • Ensure all activities in your booklet up to page 19 are completed • Complete a week of your learning journal. • You will be discussing things such as: • Morbidity/Mortality/Attack rate/Case-mortality rate • Notifiable disease/census and health • Global distribution maps – NCDs and Infectious Diseases • Influenza • The spread of AIDS and its impact

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