HIV http://kgou.org en World Views: May 2, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-may-2-2014 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Suzette </span>Grillot<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Joshua Landis, and Rebecca Cruise discuss this week's national elections in Iraq, and the growing ethnic tensions and violence in Western China.</span></p><p>Later, a conversation with&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">historian and geographer <a href="http://www.tc.umn.edu/~ahneely/Abigail_H._Neely_Homepage/Abigail_Neely.html">Abigail Neely</a>. Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection is one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest health challenges, but she questions how closely they’re related, and h</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ow poverty affects the immune system.</span></p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise, Joshua Landis, Nick Aguilera & Brian Hardzinski 28456 at http://kgou.org World Views: May 2, 2014 Reimagining HIV/AIDS And Healthcare In South Africa http://kgou.org/post/reimagining-hivaids-and-healthcare-south-africa <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HIV/AIDS is commonly considered an individual affliction, however </span><a href="http://www.tc.umn.edu/~ahneely/Abigail_H._Neely_Homepage/Abigail_Neely.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Abigail Neely</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says that HIV/AIDS needs to be considered within the social, cultural, and economic environment of South Africa.</span></p><p>In South Africa, HIV/AIDS is endemic. Neely says that over 30 percent of the population is infected with HIV, however co-infection with tuberculosis is also prevalent.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 15:02:00 +0000 Nick Aguilera & Suzette Grillot 28453 at http://kgou.org Reimagining HIV/AIDS And Healthcare In South Africa OSDH: Testing Important, but HIV, Hep B & C Spreading in Offices Rare http://kgou.org/post/osdh-testing-important-hiv-hep-b-c-spreading-offices-rare <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahoma’s dental board says it may start promoting routine inspections of dental and oral surgeon clinics.</span></p><p>Health officials in Tulsa are setting up free testing clinics for 7,000 dental patients who may have been exposed to the virus that causes AIDS.</p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 19:29:28 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 2871 at http://kgou.org OSDH: Testing Important, but HIV, Hep B & C Spreading in Offices Rare