AIDS: Why Should You Care?
What Are the Symptoms of AIDS? <ul><li>rapid weight loss  </li></ul><ul><li>dry cough  </li></ul><ul><li>recurring fever o...
What Does AIDS Look Like?
What Does AIDS Look Like?
What Does AIDS Look Like?
Global Trends : AIDS
AIDS – Global Issue
2/3 of all global AIDS cases are in Africa
Who Gets AIDS? Doctors and Dentists Rape Victims Blood Transfusions People with no access to condoms children Intravenous ...
Magic Johnson Contracted AIDS in 1999 1991 2009
AIDS Drugs Can be up to $20,000 a year
Who Can Afford Treatment?
<ul><li>Developing countries cannot afford Aids drugs </li></ul><ul><li>The United States in particular has been accused o...
 
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  1. 1. AIDS: Why Should You Care?
  2. 2. What Are the Symptoms of AIDS? <ul><li>rapid weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>dry cough </li></ul><ul><li>recurring fever or profuse night sweats </li></ul><ul><li>profound and unexplained fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>swollen lymph glands in the armpits, groin, </li></ul><ul><li>or neck </li></ul><ul><li>diarrhea that lasts for more than a week </li></ul><ul><li>white, pink, or purplish blotches on or under the skin or inside the mouth, nose, or eyelids </li></ul><ul><li>memory loss, depression, and other neurological disorders </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Does AIDS Look Like?
  4. 4. What Does AIDS Look Like?
  5. 5. What Does AIDS Look Like?
  6. 6. Global Trends : AIDS
  7. 7. AIDS – Global Issue
  8. 8. 2/3 of all global AIDS cases are in Africa
  9. 9. Who Gets AIDS? Doctors and Dentists Rape Victims Blood Transfusions People with no access to condoms children Intravenous drug users gay men Wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends
  10. 10. Magic Johnson Contracted AIDS in 1999 1991 2009
  11. 11. AIDS Drugs Can be up to $20,000 a year
  12. 12. Who Can Afford Treatment?
  13. 13. <ul><li>Developing countries cannot afford Aids drugs </li></ul><ul><li>The United States in particular has been accused of stopping the developing world from producing drugs generically, insisting they import American-made drugs at Western prices. </li></ul>

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