They die of pneumonia, malaria, diarrhoea and other diseases. Children from rural and poorer households remain disproportionately affected. Children from the poorest 20% of households are nearly twice as likely to die before their fifth birthday as children in the richest 20%. Maternal mortality is a key indicator of health inequity. Maternal mortality is a health indicator that shows the wide gaps between rich and poor, both between and within countries.
The virus of HIV spreads through direct contact of fluids present in the body like semen, blood, vaginal fluids etc. Casual contact such as a handshake with an HIV patient will not make you get HIV. The most common way people get HIV is through sexual activities and needle or syringe use. Through HIV tests, you can diagnose this virus which might help you to avoid AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) which is the final phase. The world consists of 36.7 million people living with HIV/AIDS.
Global Issues has told us that at least 80% of humanity is living off less than $10 a day or that according to UNICEF 20,000 children die every day due to poverty. These statistics are heart breaking and make you think why so many innocent little 5-year-old children deserve to die quietly in a dark alley without anyone knowing or caring. Poverty has direct impacts on the mental health of the people that are affected by it. A study by Harvard University says that 6% of Americans are severely mentally ill compared to the 20%-25% of homeless people that are mentally ill. A study in Australia showed that 90% of the homeless population had at least 1 mental illness compared to the 20% of the normal population. A Canadian study shows that people suffering from poverty are 25 times the
Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis are a known side effect of many vaccines that are administered to humans. Anaphylaxis is a severe, multi-organ system reaction that can be life threatening. Anaphylaxis symptoms cause fever, swelling of throat and tongue, and shock. There are six types of vaccines that have caused anaphylaxis, including MMR, varicella zoster (chicken pox), influenza, hepatitis B, meningococcal, and tetanus containing vaccines. The varicella vaccine is known to cause the serious side effects in humans with immunodeficiencies, these side effects include infection after vaccination, pneumonia, encephalitis, and meningitis (Mercola, 2011).
Of those deaths, the majority occurred on the African continent, with some 1.5 million African fatalities attributed to disease in the same year. Africa has suffered from the devastation of HIV/AIDS for decades and attempts at containing and eradicating the disease have been many in number and unsuccessful; there are however groups within African society that are often ignored by modern AIDS prevention strategies. African women and men who have sex with men are at a increased risk of contracting HIV, due to their unequal social, political and economic standing, fail to be reached by conventional intervention
As hepatitis B, hepatitis C can cause chronic liver disease, liver cancer, and death. Its symptoms take time may years to manifest, so a person who is chronically infected may not be aware of it. The common symptoms of HCV include: fatigue, Jaundice, abdominal pain, intermittent nausea & vomiting and loss of appetite. Furthermore, most of HCV infected people have dark urine. Until now days, the treatment of HCV is only marginally effective.
It also stems from immoral studies such as The Tuskegee Syphilis study. In 2006, a study was conducted which included a national survey, 500 african americans were asked about conspiracy beliefs. A staggering 53% held conspiracy beliefs about HIV/AIDS. Conspiracy beliefs about HIV have been shown to have an affect on sexual behavior as well. African American men who believed in the HIV conspiracy are less likely to use condoms.
This kind of psoriasis is usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. • Psoriatic Arthritis – If a patient suffers from arthritis as well as psoriasis, it leads to this type of psoriasis. According to research, patients suffer from psoriasis for about 10 years before being affected by psoriatic arthritis in majority of the cases. Most patients also suffer mail changes, stiff, painful joints. • Nail Psoriasis – Almost half of the patients suffering from Psoriasis experience nail changes.
88 percent of people in relationship with an infected person will get measles, if they were not vaccinated. When an infected person speaks, coughs or sneezes, the virus is travel into the air and enters another person’s body through the nose, mouth or throat. People could be also become sick if they come in contact with the mucus or saliva from an infected person The measles virus can live on infected surfaces and in the air for up to two hours. Measles virus The measles virus is a genus Morbillivirus , paramyxovirus. It is 120–250 nm in diameter, with a core of single-stranded RNA, and is closely related to the rinderpest and canine distemper viruses.
The country mostly used its own resources to fight for this deadly disease, and helped in increasing the life expectancy by five years. On average the country spends about $1 billion per year for the HIV/AIDS program. It also faces the a great level of the homosexual violence and social stigma with conflicting style. The HIV positive woman to men ratio is higher. According to Jackson (2012)), the divergent group of AIDS experts affects eh policy.