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AIDS

  1. 1. Karen<br />Betty<br />Victoria<br />AIDS/HIV<br />
  2. 2. What do AIDS/HIV stand for?<br />“AIDS” stands for – <br />Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome<br />“HIV” stands for –<br />Human Immunodeficiency Virus<br />
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  4. 4. In 2007,<br />about 33.2 million people worldwide are living with AIDS/HIV, 2.1 million have died from AIDS/HIV.<br />
  5. 5. How AIDS affects a country<br />11.6 millionAIDS orphans in Africa<br />Mostly effects people in LEDCs<br />Retards economical growth and destroys human capital<br />
  6. 6. How do people become infected? <br />AIDS is caused by HIV.<br />Having sex with an infected person without use of contraceptives;<br />Genetically or drinking an infected woman’s breast milk<br />Blood transfusion and sharing needles<br />
  7. 7. How to prevent AIDS?<br />
  8. 8. World AIDS Day<br />World AIDS Day on the Tyne at Gateshead bridge<br />
  9. 9. Resource List<br />http://www.avert.org/aids.htm<br />http://aids.gov/basic/index.html<br />http://www.avert.org/photo-gallery/world-aids-day/all/0/002663-world-aids-day-on-the-tyne-at-gateshead-bridge/3<br />http://www.ak22.iaminawe.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/06/aids4.gif<br />http://www.dominica-weekly.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/ending_aids.gif<br />en.wikipedia.org/AIDS<br />

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