Lives of AIDS Patients

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AIDS is now a pandemic. In 2009, it is estimated that about 60 million people worldwide have been infected. The disease was said to kill 25 million people and make 14 million orphaned children in southern Africa have to live alone that year. Although treatments for AIDS and HIV can slow the course of the disease, there is no known cure or vaccine. Therefore, preventing infection is a key aim in controlling the AIDS pandemic. Let’s see how AIDS patients all over the world struggle with the untreated disease, the poverty and the lack of medication through the following photos:

 


The 50 year old Ugandan AIDS patient was waiting for medical treatment in a house in Kampala. Uganda is one of the first countries in Africa to experience the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS.

The 50-year-old Ugandan AIDS patient was waiting for medical treatment in a house in Kampala. Uganda is one of the first countries in Africa to experience the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS.


High school students are wearing masks and talking to a female AIDS patient in at a temple in Thailand.

High school students are wearing masks and talking to a female AIDS patient in at a temple in Thailand.


The 5-year-old Nicaraguan girl lives with her grandmother after her parents died of AIDS. The local schools refused to receive her just because she is the victim of the untreated disease.

The 5-year-old Nicaraguan girl lives with her grandmother after her parents died of AIDS. The local schools refused to receive her just because she is the victim of the untreated disease.


Abandon boys were praying at a school for AIDS patients in India. The Health Ministry has revealed that the number of children affected by AIDS in the country has increased by 20 times from 2006 to 2009.

Abandon boys were praying at a school for AIDS patients in India. The Health Ministry has revealed that the number of children affected by AIDS in the country has increased by 20 times from 2006 to 2009.


A group of orphans in Cambodia were practicing the traditional dances. In Cambodia, most schools have students living with HIV.

A group of orphans in Cambodia were practicing the traditional dances. In Cambodia, most schools have students living with HIV.


MaoSamnag, 28, used to be a prostitute in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. She lives in an AIDS quarantine area built by the government to prevent transmission to others.

MaoSamnag, 28, used to be a prostitute in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. She lives in an AIDS quarantine area built by the government to prevent transmission to others.


Suffered from AIDS, KelvinKalasha, the 30-year-old Zambian man, becomes extremely weak. He even can’t take a bath without the assistance of the local health workers.

Suffered from AIDS, KelvinKalasha, the 30-year-old Zambian man, becomes extremely weak. He even can’t take a bath without the assistance of the local health workers.


Several AIDS patients lied on the pavement in Ukraine in July 7. Ukraine is one among the most AIDS affected countries in Europe.

Several AIDS patients lay on the pavement in Ukraine on July 7. Ukraine is one among the most AIDS affected countries in Europe.


Jedi,who has been suffering from AIDS, was playing with friends at a school in Johannesburg, South Africa. The country has the highest number of people infected with HIV in the world.

Jedi, who has been suffering from AIDS, was playing with friends at a school in Johannesburg, South Africa. The country has the highest number of people infected with HIV in the world.


An Indonesian AIDS patient was buying vegetables in the market

An Indonesian AIDS patient was buying vegetables in the market


Indian AIDS couples were so happy on their wedding day

Indian AIDS couples were so happy on their wedding day

 

 

Related links:

Aids : Symptoms and Treatment of Aids

AIDS

AIDS & poverty

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    RedMic- 2010/12/08 10:21:26 am

    Really hard to open arms to those who have aids with a lot of people

This article was published on 2010/12/05