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March 12, 2012
Dr. Christie Artuso
HIV- Critical Regulatory Issue
When concerning critical regulatory issue in health care it is an ample subject, and it will always cause a debate. According to the United States Department of Human Services HIV/AIDS has been unlike any other public health issue of our time”. (U.S. Department of Human Services, 2012)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can only infect human, by weaken the immune system and attacking the important cells that help fight against infection and diseases, and the virus takes over the cells. One important element that we know is that HIV can be in a person body for a long time and starts to attack the immune system, which is known as CD4 cells or T-cells. As time passes HIV destroys many of the CD4 cells that an individual body is fighting against, but the cells become weak and can no longer fight disease.
Regardless of this potential deadly disease HIV has no curable treatment and this will have a huge spread and problems for individuals living with this deadly disease. . According to U.S. Department of Human Services “When it became clear that HIV was infectious, and that it was potentially fatal, there was not treatment. This led to wide spread stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS”. (U.S. Department of Human Services, 2012) Despite the many prevention and intervention, HIV remains a main importance in public health threats in the United States and the current century.
The most challenging part of controlling HIV is the traditional and new medication through public health facilities. Many health officials, HIV/AIDS advocates, medical professionals try to bring forward their best effort to help people with HIV/AIDS not to get discriminated against. Years later after so much discrimination, Congress had passed several Federal laws that will protect many individuals living with...