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Laws should be changed to enhance the treatment of employees suffering from AIDS and HIV.23 |P a g e
Case studiesCase study 1Crowdsourcing based social awareness for taboo diseases like HIV/AIDSPinky P Kumar, Mahmood A RashidProceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multi conference, 1-9, 2018It is critical to raise public awareness about sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/AIDS.According to the 2015 UNAIDS statistics, the number of newly infected HIV/AIDS cases hasdecreased by 35% worldwide since 2000. Fiji's statistics, on the other hand, tell a unique story.Since 2000, the number of newly infected HIV/AIDS cases in Fiji has increased year after year.Various HIV/AIDS training programmes, such as conferences, have previously been launched.Despite these efforts, the number of newly infected HIV/AIDS cases has not decreased.Traditional means of raising public awareness are still used in Fiji's health sector. As a result, thefirst goal of this research is to investigate the benefits of crowdsourcing in developing socialawareness on taboo diseases among Fijians. Data for this research have been gathered frompeople living with HIV as well as youths Fijians, such as secondary or tertiary learners, usingquestionnaires and analytical designs. The results clearly demonstrated that knowledge sharing isan efficient way of helping Fiji's public health by reaching out to remote areas, lowering programcosts, and assisting thousands of people statewide.Case study 2Living with HIV and AIDS: Perspectives of women and men in FijiFabienne LabbéReport prepared for the Fiji National Health Research Committee, Ministry of Health, Fiji, 2011HIV in Fiji and its Effect on the Community of People Living with HIV and AIDS AmongNovember 2007 and December 2008, this study was conducted in collaboration with theReproductive Health Clinics of Suva, Lautoka, and Labasa, as well as the Fiji Network forPeople Living with HIV and AIDS (FJN+).The required documents and permissions was alreadyachieved earlier from the Fiji National Health Research Committee, the Fiji National ResearchEthics Review Committee (FNRERC Reference Number 009-2007), the Ministry of Education,and thus the Immigration DepartmentThe Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ofCanada provided funding for this research in the form of a doctoral scholarship (752-2006-1062).Amongst those techniques and technologies used in this study had been archival investigation,HIV investigate, document analysis, market research, and interviews. A number of social actors24 |P a g e
(health care workers, AIDS advocates, church representatives, and so on) were also invited totake part. Even then, the life stories of 28 HIV-positive women and men form the backbone ofthis study and report. Life story analysis may be a unique way of investigating societal facts asthey are experienced by people. Gathering and displaying the life experiences of people withHIV is also an important way to show solidarity with those affected by the infection.

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