In addition to high acceptability and accuracy, an argument for hiv self-testing is the empowerment of individuals and the reduction of stigma, as well as the ability to test in an anonymous, confidential, and private manner8 stigma and discrimination remain huge barriers to hiv testing in health care settings, as are fear of confidentiality. Mandatory hiv testing is wrong - table of contents s no topic page no 1 introduction 3 2 mandatory hiv testing among pregnant women 4 3 pros of mandatory hiv testing for pregnant women 5-6 4 arguments against mandatory testing for pregnant women 7 5 arguments against mandatory premarital hiv testing 8-9 6 proponents of mandatory premarital hiv testing 10 7 conclusions 10-11 8 recommendations 12 9. Part ii: questions and answers about hiv 7 transmission 7 hiv (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that only affects human beings a person develops hiv if the virus gets into his or her bloodstream and begins making more and more of itself, or reproducing. The management of hiv/aids normally includes the use of multiple antiretroviral drugs in an attempt to control hiv infection a separate argument for starting antiretroviral therapy that has gained more prominence is its effect on hiv transmission art reduces the amount of virus in the blood and genital secretions.
By implementing this mandatory hiv testing strategy and ensuring prompt treatment there is a great potential to reduce the perinatal transmission of hiv from mother to child (this again depends on the prevalence rate and the number of lives saved through testing & prompt initiation of zidovudine  therapy etc. Cdc provides leadership for hiv prevention research and surveillance and the development and testing of effective biomedical interventions to reduce transmission and hiv disease progression in the united states and internationally. A counterargument is an argument, with factual evidence or other kinds of support, that chall enges either your thesis or a major argument for it is hiv aids hiv is the virus that makes your immune system to weaken and aids is when you get the infection that you canâ´t cure but can prevent or make it slower. Women of color, particularly black women, are disproportionately affected by hiv, accounting for the majority of new hiv infections, women living with hiv, and hiv-related deaths among women in the us.
The argument that hiv does not cause aids first attracted broad public attention in an article, published in cancer research in 1987, written by professor peter duesberg of the university of california in berkeley. Realize why it is a difficult task for students to write an aids research paper learn how students can persuade readers through aids research papers and unveil some persuasive thesis statements on aids. Epidemiologists have documented the presence of the human immunodeficiency virus (or antibodies to hiv) in more than 95% of the world's aids patients (1-6) scientists who have examined the. 1989] aids and the health care provider: the argument for voluntary hiv testing barry r furrowt table of contents i introduction 824 ii risks and hiv testing 828 a risks to patients: the costs of leaked secrets. Best answer: the dissidents use many logical fallacies, but more often they just use bold lies: 1) the virus has not been isolated it has been there are thousands of isolates of hiv-1 and hiv-2 that have been studied in labs all over the world.
Hiv/aids alzheimer’s disease als (lou gehrig’s disease) proposition 2 – rebuttal to argument against the utah medical cannabis act (prop 2) will be among the most conservative medical cannabis programs in the country, according to americans for safe access in fact, it would be the only program that bans both. Approximately 60% of human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)-infected individuals are unaware of their infection, and stigma and discrimination continue to threaten acceptance of hiv testing services. As hiv investigators work to control and eradicate the virus worldwide, certain myths and misconceptions about the disease have been embraced, while other concepts with merit have been left relatively unexplored, argues american hiv/aids pioneer dr jay levy. Hiv is the virus that causes aids in the mid-1990s, researchers discovered an enzyme in hiv called protease once the enzyme's structure was known, researchers began looking for drugs that would fit into the active site and block it. Hepatitis and hiv, and overdose death experienced across the country highlight the important need for governmental public health action as the entities responsible for sober, strengthening the argument that hcv treatment should be affordable and made available to all, regardless of current sobriety.
Arguments for and against hiv self-testing brian r wood,1 carl ballenger,1 joanne d stekler1,21division of allergy and infectious disease, university of washington, seattle, wa, usa 2public health, seattle and king county hiv/std program, seattle, wa, usa abstract: approximately 60% of human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)-infected individuals are unaware of their infection, and stigma and. The discrimination against hiv/aids infected individuals extends all over the world, in all countries in africa they will even kick the infected out of the villages they have always lived in, therefore, they become known as outcast. Confidentiality and disclosure disclosing one's hiv status is still widely perceived as socially dangerous similarly, another great risk people living with hiv face is the inadvertent or improper disclosure of their status which can result in denial of employment, violence, and many other collateral consequences. The center for hiv law and policy challenges barriers to the rights and health of people affected by hiv through legal advocacy, high-impact policy initiatives, and creation of cross-issue partnerships, networks and resources. Although the scope of your paper might seem overwhelming at the start, generally the narrower the thesis the more effective your argument will be your thesis or claim must be supported by evidence the broader your claim is, the more evidence you will need to convince readers that your position is right.
Hiv treatment involves taking medicines that slow the progression of the virus in your body hiv is a type of virus called a retrovirus, and the drugs used to treat it are called antiretrovirals (arv. South africa has one of the severest hiv/aids epidemics in the world about 55 million people, or 188% of the adult population, have hiv, according to the un. You can't get hiv from someone who is ud and on medication, so that completely defeats any argument for protecting oneself from hiv sex takes two willing parties to happen, and any vetting processes outside of common sense and preference are thin vieled in my opinion. Dana alsader project two professor brown english 1102 risks of post-exposure prophylaxis (pep) i introduction a general introduction: a study shows that 62 recent rape victims were interviewed an average of 6 weeks after being raped to examine fear or concern about contracting hiv as a result of rape.