RWB # 2 - David Zausner 0159825 RWB#2 In the United States...

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David Zausner 0159825 RWB #2 In the United States, so much is taken for granted. The ease of food and water is often overlooked, the widespread availability of medical care everywhere is often unappreciated. In countries worldwide, sometimes necessities cannot be found where needed. In cases like these, sometimes, humanitarian societies try and develop low cost solutions that make obtaining needed materials, such as food basics, or basic sanitary remedies that certain areas lack more accessible. Oftentimes, these organizations work with a limited budget or limited personnel, and must make the product, durable, easy to use, transportable, and most of all cheap. In this case, it is an anti-AIDS vaginal gel being tested with South African woman. The gel can be used in cultures where men do not believe in using condoms or contraceptives in general. In the case of the gel developed by non-profit agency Population Council, the microbe, through testing has proven to fail to curb the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. From
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course BY 130 taught by Professor Zanta during the Spring '08 term at Clarkson University .

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RWB # 2 - David Zausner 0159825 RWB#2 In the United States...

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