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HIV/AIDS in Different Countries

Research the history of HIV/AIDS in two countries. Compare and contrast the role of public health policies regarding transmission, prevention, and treatment in the spread of the disease.

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Question: Research the history of HIV/AIDS in two countries. Compare and contrast the role of public health policies regarding transmission, prevention, and treatment in the spread of the disease.

1. Cuba:

* Public health in Cuba is governed by the state run Ministry of Public Health, which is a comprehensive and universally accessible public health system.

* Transmission: Transmission is controlled by a system modeled on a classic infectious disease control system. Includes an epidemiological surveillance system, contact tracing, and screening of at-risk groups. When the disease first emerged, people who were infected were put in mandatory isolation from the public in sanatoriums. Now, those infected are required to go through extensive training on how to prevent transmission and receive ...

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The roles of public health policies regarding transmission, prevention and treatment in the spread of the disease are determined. A history of HIV/AIDS in two countries are given.

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