HIV Essay Examples

HIV Patients Should Have Equal Access to Kidney Transplantation

HIV infection may be obtained by patients receiving renal replacement therapy (RRT) through blood transfusions, renal allograft, sexual contacts, or needle sharing of drug addicts. Viral infection or HIV-associated nephropathy can cause renal failure. In the early 1980’s, prognosis of patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was very low, and survival rate of HIV-infected… View Article

Privacy and HIV

I. Introduction The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted on August 21, 1996.  It was primarily designed to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information.  The Privacy Rule, which took effect in 2003, regulates the use and/or disclosure of protected health information.  The information contained within this paper, regarding HIV… View Article

Interview Analysis

For the interview section of the group project, I decided to interview a twenty-five year old woman who resides in the San Francisco bay area in California. Choosing to have her personal identity remain anonymous, the interviewee has granted us permission to refer to her as the alias Mary. Mary is currently married to a… View Article

HIV virus

The HIV virus that causes AIDS is said to have originated from non-human primates i. e. monkeys and chimpanzees in sub-Saharan Africa and was later transferred into humans in the late 19th century. It is thus proposed that the origin of HIV is the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) which affects monkeys given those strains of… View Article

Social Work Assessment and Intervention on Marta Ruiz

The patient’s name is Marta Ruiz, 52 years old, female, clinically diagnosed as HIV Symptomatic with a CD4 count of 600+ with a detectable but not high viral load. She has been a person living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) for five years. She resides at Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City after migrating from the Dominican… View Article

Mandatory HIV Testing

Imagine Las Vegas disappearing overnight and leaving nothing behind but empty stages and barren casinos, becoming nothing short of a ghost town. If all the people that have died from HIV/AIDS in the United States since the beginning of the epidemic were taken out of one geographical region, Las Vegas could easily be erased. The… View Article

Condoms should be distributed in schools: agree or disagree

The topic of sex is a very controversial matter especially among teenagers. Teenagers are at a point in their lives where hormones are at a high and they feel the need to indulge in sexual activities. Therefore it is important that teenagers understand the importance of safe sex and the consequences of unprotected sex. There… View Article

Birth registration

Acknowledgements This report would not have been made possible without the support and important contributions from the IATT working group on civil registration. In particular, we would like to thank Dr. Simon Heap and Nankali Maksud for their guidance and invaluable inputs in coordinating and sharing resources and internal documents. A special thank you is… View Article

Tuberculosis essay

Acknowledgement First, I would like to thank God for giving me enough knowledge, strength, and guidance to be able to finish this term paper. And also I would like to thank my cousins for helping and giving me some information about this. To my family for being my inspiration. To my uncle/auntie for giving financial… View Article

Health Module 1st Quarter

Gender and Human Sexuality At the end of the quarter, you should be able to 1. discuss sexuality as an important component of one’s personality. 2. explain the importance and dimensions of human sexuality. 3. analyze the factors that affect one’s attitudes and practices related to sexuality. 4. assess personal health attitudes that may influence… View Article