Navigation Links
Flu Pandemic Gets More Attention Than AIDS

The attention of the entire world appears to be focused on the bird flu pandemic that is expected to break out across the globe. AIDS which has already taken a toll of 25 million lives in as many years has failed to generate // the same level of attention. The AIDS program does not even have the required funds to cope with the disease effectively.

The areas that are worst affected by AIDS are mostly poverty stricken African nations. The developed world is more concerned with the bird flu which has so far claimed less than 100 lives across the world. The US in particular has allocated an amount of US$ 7 billion towards research for a vaccine for the flu as its economic production can be cut down by 5% as a result of a possible flu epidemic. AIDS is mostly prevalent among homosexuals in the developed world, whereas in the developing world it is taking a heavy toll of the productive population, and it will also significantly impact the next generation.

In the year 2005 alone, there have been 5 million new infections. The insufficient attention that HIV/AIDS is getting reflects on the failure of the health policy, according to The Global AIDS Fund sources, wherein too little is being done too late.

The Global Fund is committed to fighting AIDS in 130 nations with 350 programs spending about US$ 4.4 billion. The Fund is also of the opinion that AIDS which affects the poorer countries should get as much attention as the bird flu. The flu epidemic is only anticipated, while AIDS is already a reality.

The national leadership of AIDS hit countries like Nigeria, Russia, India, Kenya, the Dominican Republic, and South Africa have been blamed for this by the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) of South Africa. The World Health Organization (WHO) has already failed to provide 3 million people with anti-retroviral drugs by December 2005. The inadequate funding and the stigma attached with AIDS is also being bla med for this state of affairs.

Taiwan appears to be the only country which has handled both the diseases on an equal footing, even though the country has only 10,000 HIV cases.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. U.S. Hospitals may help Spread Bird Flu Pandemic
2. Canada Needs More Doctors To Deal With A Pandemic
3. UK Prepares Itself For Flu Pandemic
4. Pandemic Will Affect Business Houses
5. New Zealand Prepares Itself For Pandemic
6. Exclusive Team initiated To Check Bird Flu Pandemic: Jakarta
7. Asian Nations Told To Ready Themselves For Pandemic
8. Ontario Unprepared To Deal With Flu Pandemic
9. Connecticut Gears Itself For Pandemic
10. WHO Forecasts Bird Flu Pandemic Among Birds
11. The AIDS Pandemic May Orphan 18 Million African Children By 2010
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/22/2017)... Sacramento, California (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... person at a time - carries it into the entertaining and delicious worlds ... year, Matt Gersper (founder of Happy Living) convinced him to turn his play into ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... “Cursed with ... an obligatory tithe, and the freedom experienced when breaking free from this misconception. ... author, Lysa M. Harrison. , Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Lysa M. Harrison’s ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... emergency rooms is celebrating the one year anniversary of its Houston-Fallbrook facility. ... said Dr. Otinwa, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room Houston-Fallbrook. “It ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... Silicon ... effectively even on the go. Their electric toothbrushes aggressively attack oral bacteria by ... UV sanitizing technology. Combining leading edge Enke technology with a premium timeless design, ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... “Letters From Home”: ... even the lost, have value to God. “Letters From Home” is the creation of ... member of the President’s Cabinet of Jerry Savelle Ministries International, who has traveled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/12/2017)... SAN FRANCISCO , Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... Lifecycle Management Solutions (VLMS), is pleased to announce ... as a member of its Board of Directors ... 2017. ValGenesis VLMS enables life science companies to ... eliminate the use of paper in this process. ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... nearly two decades, New Life Agency has been committed to providing the ... Life Agency announces a powerful three-way partnership designed to deliver substantial savings ... ... http://www.schrafts2.com/ (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ... http://pharmacarecard.com/ (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... , Sept. 6, 2017  Robert G. Szewc, M.D., ... Professional Member in recognition of his contributions to the ... as a Nephrologist at the practice of Kidney and ... kidney care and hypertension solutions. He has worked in ... of career experience, as well as expertise in kidneys, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: