Essay on Managing Political, Social, And Economics Forces

1304 Words Nov 10th, 2015 6 Pages
Managing Political, Social, and Economics Forces What is HIV/AIDs? According to Sharp (2011) AIDs is the acronym for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDs), which is an unusual infections and rare malignancies; and HIV is a retrovirus, now termed human immunodeficiency virus type 1, which has now been identified as the causative agent. This disease has had worldwide devastation affecting adult males, adult females, and even children. According to Riccucci (2002) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that as of December 2000, roughly 774,467 Americans are estimated to have AIDs and roughly 40,000 are estimated to have the HIV infection in the U.S (p 12). Even though, these numbers are staggering, they are nothing compared to South Africa, where a rough estimate of infected is around “4.7 million people” (Riccucci, 2002, p 12). How can there be a dramatic increase in the amount of infection when comparing the United States and the South Africa? Are there any political, social and economic forces that are contributing to the r dramatic increase in affected members of the population? These are areas in which Dr. Helene Gayle has been dealing with the battle against HIV/AIDs and other diseases both in the United States and around the world. This author will look at how Dr. Gayle has dealt with the political, social, and economic forces that have arose with dealing with the deadly disease both, in the United States and globally. Additionally,…

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