“A STUDY OF AWARENESS OF AIDS AMONG COLLEGE GOING BOYS AND GIRLS IN SRINAGAR”

Authors

  • Mr. Shamas Ud-Din Ahangar Sr. Assistant Professor Govt. College of Education, M. A. Road Srinagar, J&K (India)

Keywords:

Awareness, AIDS, College Going Students

Abstract

Abstract

Globally, AIDS is well documented as both a disease and a development problem. However, it was originally seen as an African and American problem, and thus most efforts to understand AIDS’ socio- epidemiology and demography were focused on these two continents (and particularly on certain “high risk” populations within them). Unfortunately, now as the pandemic continues, it is showing itself to be a worldwide risk, not isolated in any specific geographic locations or “high risk” populations. 

It has recently become evident just how susceptible Asia is to the AIDS epidemic. Although relatively late to feel the global epidemic Asia is now experiencing the worst spread of the disease of any continent. Many scientists predict that ultimately AIDS will affect more Asians than it does the population of any other continent (UNICEF 1993; Chin, 1995). In fact, it has been estimated that without effective prevention efforts now more than 55 million Asians could be infected by 2020 (Henry, 1994).

This paper tested the effectiveness of a low-cost, simple and short AIDS awareness study in Srinagar. It has been measured the level of HIV/AIDS knowledge among girls is more than boys.

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Published

15-11-2016

How to Cite

Mr. Shamas Ud-Din Ahangar. (2016). “A STUDY OF AWARENESS OF AIDS AMONG COLLEGE GOING BOYS AND GIRLS IN SRINAGAR”. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(11). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/493