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Unformatted text preview: Brazils Fight Against AIDS Brazils Fight Against AIDS Minimizing the pandemic Amy Callaway November 19, 2008 Dr. Da Cruz International Relations Brazil being heavily populated holds a high percentage of individuals with HIV/AIDS in Latin America. Minimizing the spread of this disease is paramount to the Brazilian government. Brazil holds one third of all persons living with the virus in Latin America (Da Cruz, 104). The first case in Brazil was documented in 1983 Though the actual number of infect persons at the beginning of the twenty first century was much lower than the Word Bank predicted the disease continues to be an increasing threat to the people of Brazil. Brazil must treat HIV/AIDS as both an emergency and a long-term developmental issue; governments must resist the lure to acknowledge the predictability of HIV/AIDS as just another of the worlds many problems. Due to the resolve and the fast transmission of the HIV/AIDS virus, it requires a response that is...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2010 for the course GENERAL 3000 taught by Professor All during the Spring '10 term at Armstrong State University.
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