WORLD AIDS DAY DECEMBER 1 N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>WHAT IS AIDS? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT IS HIV? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is an infection, caused by one of two HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus...
<ul><li>How big is the problem? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>40 MILLION PEOPLE  </li></ul><ul><li>in the world are living with HIV right now. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>20 MILLION PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>have died since HIV was identified in 1981.  </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>What does that mean for you and me? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>UNITED STATES: </li></ul><ul><li>1,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>CASES OF HIV/AIDS SINCE ~1980 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>MISSOURI: </li></ul><ul><li>16,000  </li></ul><ul><li>CASES OF HIV/AIDS SINCE ~1980 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>KANSAS : </li></ul><ul><li>4,200  </li></ul><ul><li>CASES OF HIV/AIDS SINCE ~1980 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>IN KANSAS CITY… </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>OVER  </li></ul><ul><li>5,000 KANSAS CITIANS  </li></ul><ul><li>ARE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS. </li></ul><ul><li>Kaiser...
<ul><li>… and about 750 of these Kansas Citians are young folks between 13 – 24. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>How does  </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS kill? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>The virus infects the immune system. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>After invasion by HIV, the immune cells can no longer protect against common infections. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>Is treatment available? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>Yes.  </li></ul><ul><li>Medications are expensive and cause many side effects. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>How is HIV transmitted? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>BLOOD PRODUCTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Transfusions </li></ul><ul><li>Injection drug use </li></ul><ul><li>Needle stick...
<ul><li>SEXUAL INTERCOURSE: </li></ul><ul><li>Heterosexual </li></ul><ul><li>Homosexual </li></ul><ul><li>Vaginal or Anal ...
<ul><li>MATERNAL-FETAL: </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Breastfeeding </li></ul>N...
<ul><li>How is it NOT transmitted? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
There is  no evidence  to suggest that HIV is transmitted by:   insects casual contact saliva kissing sharing of eating an...
<ul><li>Is there a cure for HIV/AIDS? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>NO. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>There is currently no cure for HIV/AIDS. Progression of the disease can be slowed down but cannot be stopped compl...
<ul><li>Can HIV infection be prevented? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>YES. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>A few ways HIV can be prevented: </li></ul><ul><li>consistently  using abstinence; monogomy between uninfected par...
<ul><li>WHO CAN GET HIV/AIDS? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>ANYONE. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>WHAT CAN  </li></ul><ul><li>YOU DO? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>Get good information. </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Make careful choices. </li></ul>N...
<ul><li>WEAR A RED RIBBON. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>Walk the  </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Walk  </li></ul><ul><li>with TEAM MCCKC. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>AIDS Walk Kansas City: </li></ul><ul><li>SATURDAY  </li></ul><ul><li>APRIL 30, 2011 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>BE THERE. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>SHOW YOU CARE. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington TEAM PENN VALLEY AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2005
N.E. Harrington TEAM MCC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2006
TEAM MCCKC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2007 N.E. Harrington
TEAM MCCKC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2008 N.E. Harrington
TEAM MCCKC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2009 N.E. Harrington
N.E. Harrington
<ul><li>Want more information? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Nancy Harrington </li></ul><ul><li>Biology Instructor </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. WORLD AIDS DAY DECEMBER 1 N.E. Harrington
  2. 2. <ul><li>WHAT IS AIDS? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT IS HIV? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  3. 3. <ul><li>AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is an infection, caused by one of two HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) viruses, resulting in a wide range of conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>Some patients show no symptoms, and others have severely debilitating and fatal disorders. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  4. 4. <ul><li>How big is the problem? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  5. 5. N.E. Harrington
  6. 6. <ul><li>40 MILLION PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>in the world are living with HIV right now. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  7. 7. <ul><li>20 MILLION PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>have died since HIV was identified in 1981.  </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  8. 8. <ul><li>What does that mean for you and me? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  9. 9. <ul><li>UNITED STATES: </li></ul><ul><li>1,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>CASES OF HIV/AIDS SINCE ~1980 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  10. 10. <ul><li>MISSOURI: </li></ul><ul><li>16,000 </li></ul><ul><li>CASES OF HIV/AIDS SINCE ~1980 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  11. 11. <ul><li>KANSAS : </li></ul><ul><li>4,200 </li></ul><ul><li>CASES OF HIV/AIDS SINCE ~1980 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  12. 12. <ul><li>IN KANSAS CITY… </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  13. 13. <ul><li>OVER </li></ul><ul><li>5,000 KANSAS CITIANS </li></ul><ul><li>ARE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS. </li></ul><ul><li>Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  14. 14. <ul><li>… and about 750 of these Kansas Citians are young folks between 13 – 24. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  15. 15. N.E. Harrington
  16. 16. <ul><li>How does </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS kill? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  17. 17. <ul><li>The virus infects the immune system. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  18. 18. N.E. Harrington
  19. 19. <ul><li>After invasion by HIV, the immune cells can no longer protect against common infections. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  20. 20. <ul><li>Is treatment available? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  21. 21. <ul><li>Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>Medications are expensive and cause many side effects. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  22. 22. N.E. Harrington
  23. 23. <ul><li>How is HIV transmitted? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  24. 24. <ul><li>BLOOD PRODUCTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Transfusions </li></ul><ul><li>Injection drug use </li></ul><ul><li>Needle stick injuries </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  25. 25. <ul><li>SEXUAL INTERCOURSE: </li></ul><ul><li>Heterosexual </li></ul><ul><li>Homosexual </li></ul><ul><li>Vaginal or Anal </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  26. 26. <ul><li>MATERNAL-FETAL: </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Breastfeeding </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  27. 27. <ul><li>How is it NOT transmitted? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  28. 28. There is no evidence to suggest that HIV is transmitted by: insects casual contact saliva kissing sharing of eating and drinking utensils N.E. Harrington
  29. 29. <ul><li>Is there a cure for HIV/AIDS? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  30. 30. <ul><li>NO. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  31. 31. <ul><li>There is currently no cure for HIV/AIDS. Progression of the disease can be slowed down but cannot be stopped completely. The right combination of medications can slow the damage that HIV causes to the immune system and delay the onset of AIDS. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.unaids.org/en/MediaCentre/References/default.asp#prevention </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  32. 32. <ul><li>Can HIV infection be prevented? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  33. 33. <ul><li>YES. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  34. 34. <ul><li>A few ways HIV can be prevented: </li></ul><ul><li>consistently using abstinence; monogomy between uninfected partners; condoms; and not reusing needles for injections. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.unaids.org/en/MediaCentre/References/default.asp#prevention </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  35. 35. <ul><li>WHO CAN GET HIV/AIDS? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  36. 36. <ul><li>ANYONE. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  37. 37. N.E. Harrington
  38. 38. N.E. Harrington
  39. 39. <ul><li>WHAT CAN </li></ul><ul><li>YOU DO? </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  40. 40. <ul><li>Get good information. </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Make careful choices. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  41. 41. <ul><li>WEAR A RED RIBBON. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  42. 42. <ul><li>Walk the </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Walk </li></ul><ul><li>with TEAM MCCKC. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  43. 43. <ul><li>AIDS Walk Kansas City: </li></ul><ul><li>SATURDAY </li></ul><ul><li>APRIL 30, 2011 </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  44. 44. <ul><li>BE THERE. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  45. 45. <ul><li>SHOW YOU CARE. </li></ul>N.E. Harrington
  46. 46. N.E. Harrington TEAM PENN VALLEY AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2005
  47. 47. N.E. Harrington TEAM MCC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2006
  48. 48. TEAM MCCKC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2007 N.E. Harrington
  49. 49. TEAM MCCKC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2008 N.E. Harrington
  50. 50. TEAM MCCKC AIDS WALK Kansas City APRIL 2009 N.E. Harrington
  51. 51. N.E. Harrington
  52. 52. <ul><li>Want more information? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Nancy Harrington </li></ul><ul><li>Biology Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>MCC-Penn Valley </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>N.E. Harrington

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