PUBHLTH 2 Lecture Notes - Lecture 33: Jet Lag, Artificial Insemination, Htc
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Public Health 2
○ People first got infected with HIV through chimpanzee-human contact.
■ False - virus entered humans via hunters exposed to infected blood
○ Vioxx was recalled by the FDA because of its risky, potential health effects on the
○ When SARS cases decreased, the Toronto community forgot about SARS and
SARS prevention and treatment.
○ HIV testing and counselling (HTC) is a critical and essential gateway to HIV
prevention, treatment, care, and support services
○ AIDS hit hardest in southern and eastern Africa and has affected a total of 34
○ Close communication with public health provides a broader perspective and
information as to what is happening in the community.
○ HIV/AIDS are one of the leadings causes of death in the world.
■ False - HIV/AIDS is no longer among the world’s top 10 causes of death,
having killed 1.1 million people in 2015 compared with 1.5 million in
○ SARS stands for Severe Active Respiratory Syndrome.
■ False - it stands for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
○ Biological hacking was a technique used by Dr. Zeitzer that allows cells in the
back of the eye to detect sound messages to the stomach that sets the body clock
■ False - detect light and sends to brain
○ Melatonin works as a hormone imitation process to help with jet lag activity
○ According to the Public Health news article form Week 5, Flashes of light may
increase jet lag.
○ Quarantine and isolation were not used during the SARS outbreak.
Complete the following:
● HIV Epidemic grew; therefore, the WHO documents recommending___________
programs in various countries of need.
○ Male circumcision
● The only mandatory testing that WHO and UNAIDS support are:
○ Screening for HIV and other blood-borne infections of all blood destined for
transfusion or for manufacture of blood products
○ Screening of donors prior to all procedures involving transfer of bodily fluids or
body parts, such as artificial insemination, corneal grafts, and organ transplants
○ Universal access to HTC
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