SOC-MED GLOBAL ISSUE:  AIDS Prepared by:  YAGBOLS (Young and Great Businessmen of La Salle)
AIDS <ul><li>Acquired immune deficiency syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Can be transmitted through direct contact with a bodily...
BRIEF HISTORY <ul><li>1981: two gay men in the USA acquired GRID (Gay-related immune deficiency) and many gay men had kill...
THE AIDS PANDEMIC
Global estimates for adults and children     2009 People living with HIV 33.3 million  [31.4 million – 35.3 million] New ...
The ranges around the estimates in this table define the boundaries within which the actual numbers lie, based on the best...
Total: 33.3 million   [31.4 million – 35.3 million] Western &  Central Europe 820 000 [720 000 – 910 000] Middle East   & ...
Estimated adult and child deaths from AIDS    2009  Western &  Central Europe 8500 [6800 – 19 000] Middle East & North Af...
WHAT MAKES IT A GLOBAL ISSUE? <ul><li>1. Ranks No. 6 in causes of deaths </li></ul>
WHAT MAKES IT A GLOBAL ISSUE? <ul><li>2. It has no cure </li></ul><ul><li>Although there are medicines to slow down its de...
WHAT MAKES IT A GLOBAL ISSUE? <ul><li>3. It affects countries economically </li></ul><ul><li>Developing countries progress...
AIDS & SOCIAL MEDIA
POSITIVE EFFECTS <ul><li>Social media allows the public to become aware of the hazards of the disease through the use of s...
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Facebook “Likes” or “Fan Pages” </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Facebook “Likes” or “Fan Pages” </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>YouTube Videos </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Online Advertisements </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Online Advertisements </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Blogger Blogs </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Pinoy Exchange Forums </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Yahoo! Answers </li></ul>
NEGATIVE EFFECTS <ul><li>Social media is prone to cybersex </li></ul><ul><li>Children become victims of online predators <...
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Planet Romeo </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Camfrog Video Chat </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Online Predators </li></ul>
EXAMPLES <ul><li>Pornographic Websites </li></ul>RedTube YouJizz
INSIGHTS <ul><li>Have only one sex partner </li></ul><ul><li>Know well your partner first before having sex </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Spread the  Word , Not the  Virus ! </li></ul>
REFERENCES <ul><li>The History of Aids. (2005). Retrieved August 2, 2011, from http://fohn.net/history-of-aids/ </li></ul>...
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  1. 1. SOC-MED GLOBAL ISSUE: AIDS Prepared by: YAGBOLS (Young and Great Businessmen of La Salle)
  2. 2. AIDS <ul><li>Acquired immune deficiency syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Can be transmitted through direct contact with a bodily fluid </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces the effectiveness of one’s immune system and causes opportunistic infections and tumors </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly acquired through vaginal, oral & anal sex </li></ul><ul><li>Can also be acquired through blood transfusion & breastfeeding </li></ul>
  3. 3. BRIEF HISTORY <ul><li>1981: two gay men in the USA acquired GRID (Gay-related immune deficiency) and many gay men had killer pneumonias </li></ul><ul><li>1959: a man in the Belgian Congo died of an unidentified disease (first confirmed case of HIV) </li></ul><ul><li>Originated in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>HIV1 (Chimpanzees); HIV2 (Sooty Mangabeys) </li></ul>
  4. 4. THE AIDS PANDEMIC
  5. 5. Global estimates for adults and children  2009 People living with HIV 33.3 million [31.4 million – 35.3 million] New HIV infections in 2009 2.6 million [2.3 million – 2.8 million] Deaths due to AIDS in 2009 1.8 million [1.6 million – 2.1 million]
  6. 6. The ranges around the estimates in this table define the boundaries within which the actual numbers lie, based on the best available information. Regional HIV and AIDS statistics and features  2009 TOTAL 33.3 million [31.4 million – 35.3 million] 2.6 million [2.3 million – 2.8 million] Adults and children newly infected with HIV Adults and children living with HIV Sub-Saharan Africa Middle East and North Africa South and South-East Asia East Asia Central and South America Caribbean Eastern Europe and Central Asia Western and Central Europe North America Oceania 22.5 million [20.9 million – 24.2 million] 4.1 million [3.7 million – 4.6 million] 1.4 million [1.2 million – 1.6 million] 1.4 million [1.3 million – 1.6 million] 1.5 million [1.2 million – 2.0 million] 1.8 million [1.6 million – 2.0 million] 270 000 [240 000 – 320 000] 92 000 [70 000 – 120 000] 130 000 [110 000 – 160 000] 70 000 [44 000 – 130 000] 460 000 [400 000 – 530 000] 770 000 [560 000 – 1.0 million] 240 000 [220 000 – 270 000] 820 000 [720 000 – 910 000] 57 000 [50 000 – 64 000] 75 000 [61 000 – 92 000] 82 000 [48 000 – 140 000] 17 000 [13 000 – 21 000] 31 000 [23 000 – 40 000] 4500 [3400 – 6000] 1.8 million [1.6 million – 2.1 million] Adult & child deaths due to AIDS 1.3 million [1.1 million – 1.5 million] 260 000 [230 000 – 300 000] 58 000 [43 000 – 70 000] 76 000 [60 000 – 95 000] 26 000 [22 000 – 44 000] 24 000 [20 000 – 27 000] 36 000 [25 000 – 50 000] 12 000 [8500 – 15 000] 8500 [6800 – 19 000] 1400 [<1000 – 2400] 0.8% [0.7% - 0.8%] Adult prevalence (15‒49) [%] 5.0% [4.7% – 5.2%] 0.3% [0.3% – 0.3%] 0.5% [0.4% – 0.6%] 0.8% [0.7% – 0.9%] 0.5% [0.4% – 0.7%] 0.2% [0.2% – 0.3%] 0.1% [0.1% – 0.1%] 1.0% [0.9% – 1.1%] 0.2% [0.2% – 0.2%] 0.3% [0.2% – 0.3%]
  7. 7. Total: 33.3 million [31.4 million – 35.3 million] Western & Central Europe 820 000 [720 000 – 910 000] Middle East & North Africa 460 000 [400 000 – 530 000] Sub-Saharan Africa 22.5 million [20.9 million – 24.2 million] Eastern Europe & Central Asia 1.4 million [1.3 million – 1.6 million] South & South-East Asia 4.1 million [3.7 million – 4.6 million] Oceania 57 000 [50 000 – 64 000] North America 1.5 million [1.2 million – 2.0 million] Central & South America 1.4 million [1.2 million – 1.6 million] East Asia 770 000 [560 000 – 1.0 million] Caribbean 240 000 [220 000 – 270 000] Adults and children estimated to be living with HIV  2009
  8. 8. Estimated adult and child deaths from AIDS  2009 Western & Central Europe 8500 [6800 – 19 000] Middle East & North Africa 24 000 [20 000 – 27 000] Sub-Saharan Africa 1.3 million [1.1 million – 1.5 million] Eastern Europe & Central Asia 76 000 [60 000 – 95 000] South & South-East Asia 260 000 [230 000 – 300 000] Oceania 1400 [<1000 – 2400] North America 26 000 [22 000 – 44 000] Central & South America 58 000 [43 000 – 70 000] East Asia 36 000 [25 000 – 50 000] Caribbean 12 000 [8500 – 15 000] Total: 1.8 million [1.6 million – 2.1 million]
  9. 9. WHAT MAKES IT A GLOBAL ISSUE? <ul><li>1. Ranks No. 6 in causes of deaths </li></ul>
  10. 10. WHAT MAKES IT A GLOBAL ISSUE? <ul><li>2. It has no cure </li></ul><ul><li>Although there are medicines to slow down its development, it has no recognized treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines are expensive and not available to all countries </li></ul>
  11. 11. WHAT MAKES IT A GLOBAL ISSUE? <ul><li>3. It affects countries economically </li></ul><ul><li>Developing countries progress slowly due to a high number of AIDS-related diseases.  It attacks people in their most productive years, destroys communities, disrupts food production and places heavy burdens on already weak health services (AusAID, 2009). </li></ul>
  12. 12. AIDS & SOCIAL MEDIA
  13. 13. POSITIVE EFFECTS <ul><li>Social media allows the public to become aware of the hazards of the disease through the use of social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisements, Blogs, Web Groups, Web Videos, Online Forums, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be easily accessed </li></ul>
  14. 14. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Facebook “Likes” or “Fan Pages” </li></ul>
  15. 15. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Facebook “Likes” or “Fan Pages” </li></ul>
  16. 16. EXAMPLES <ul><li>YouTube Videos </li></ul>
  17. 17. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Online Advertisements </li></ul>
  18. 18. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Online Advertisements </li></ul>
  19. 19. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Blogger Blogs </li></ul>
  20. 20. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Pinoy Exchange Forums </li></ul>
  21. 21. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Yahoo! Answers </li></ul>
  22. 22. NEGATIVE EFFECTS <ul><li>Social media is prone to cybersex </li></ul><ul><li>Children become victims of online predators </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography can be easily accessed </li></ul><ul><li>Sources that claim that they have a cure for aids; internet scams </li></ul>
  23. 23. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Planet Romeo </li></ul>
  24. 24. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Camfrog Video Chat </li></ul>
  25. 25. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Online Predators </li></ul>
  26. 26. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Pornographic Websites </li></ul>RedTube YouJizz
  27. 27. INSIGHTS <ul><li>Have only one sex partner </li></ul><ul><li>Know well your partner first before having sex </li></ul><ul><li>Use contraceptives for protection </li></ul><ul><li>Although social media helps prevent the spread of AIDS, it is also liable for the promotion of sexual acts </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone is at risk of having AIDS; it does not choose class, race, religion, etc. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Spread the Word , Not the Virus ! </li></ul>
  29. 29. REFERENCES <ul><li>The History of Aids. (2005). Retrieved August 2, 2011, from http://fohn.net/history-of-aids/ </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS Data and Statistics. (December 2009). Retrieved August 2, 2011, from http://www.who.int/hiv/data/en/ </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS Top 10 Sources of Death. (June 2011). Retrieved Aug. 1, 2011, from http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs310/en/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS a Global Problem. (Oct. 29, 2009). Retrieved June 30, 2011, from http://www.ausaid.gov.au/closeup/hivaids.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>12 Most Controversial Aids Ads. (Dec. 1, 2009). Retrieved June 30, 2011, from http://www.oddee.com/item_96896.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Usernet Site. (2009). Retrieved Aug. 1, 2011, from http://www.usernetsite.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Aids Awareness Blog. (March, 2008). Retrieved Aug. 1, 2011, from http://aidsawareness.typepad.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Resolved Question. (2007). Retrieved Aug. 1, 2011, from http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071007092800AA88LM5 </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention is Better than Cure: Stop Aids. (June, 2011). Retrieved Aug. 1, 2011, from http://www.pinoyexchange.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517669&highlight=AIDS </li></ul>

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