HIV In China

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Topic: Identify and discuss a key health problem in your country or region. What solutions have been proposed for this problem? Assess the effectiveness and practicality of these solutions.

China has been developing rapidly in all respects, but the population rate of education is still relatively low, especially sex education. As a result, this leads to a venereal disease, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), becomes a key infectious disease problem across China for several periods. HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system. AIDS is different from HIV, which is a set of symptoms that occur at the last stage of HIV infection. Between 800,000 and 1.5 million AIDS cases were estimated in China (Michael 2005). Thereby, HIV is now the leading
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When treatment first starts for HIV, some reactions are normal (fatigue, an upset stomach, headaches, aches as well as pains). And these side effects could be cured after a short adjustment stage (AIDS.gov 2017). Undoubtedly, the main way of HIV transmission in China is sexual contact; therefore, progressing sex prevention programs is the priority in this decade. It was announced by an organization called China Health and Family Planning Commission that teenagers, women, and migrant workers are the dominating objects of large-scale publicity companies and education institutions. For instance, individuals from any age group who had already attended HIV prevention programs could educate other groups about HIV prevention and awareness. In order to implement the sex prevention programs among young people, China declared that middle and high school students will now be required to participate in sex education lessons that contain information about HIV prevention and sexual responsibility, which is a bold step for…show more content…
Yet, plentiful thoughts in the epidemic are still being neglected, involving non-governmental organizations, HIV and AIDS activists, and projects all having an impact on people living with HIV. Even worse is that growing discrimination and stigma on people living with HIV appears too frequently in daily life. According to an organization called WebMD, 2000 people living with HIV surveyed that 42% of them have encountered some type of HIV-related discrimination, 12% had been rejected medical care, approximately 15% had been refused employment, and 7% had been compelled to move due to their HIV infection, that is definitely an unfriendly social phenomenon for

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