BIT 1111 KCAU 001 HIV AIDS KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2012/2013
EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/ BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
BIT 111 KCAU 001 HIV AIDS – (SATURDAY)
DATE: AUGUST, 2013 TIME: 1 HOUR
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and Any Other TWO Questions

QUESTION ONE
(a) A blood test can determine whether a person is infected with HIV.If a person tests
positive for HIV; it does not necessarily mean that the person has AIDS. Discuss
FIVE African Myths that exist in the face of Hiv/Aids 5 Marks
(b) The spread of HIV/AIDS has resulted in the loss of profitability among African
companies. The loss is attributable to increased expenditures on benefits such as
health care, sick leave and death benefits as well as to the additional cost of
retraining new employees. Discuss FIVE other effects of HIV/AIDS to Business.
(10
Marks)
QUESTION TWO
(a) The Debate on how to avoid HIV/AIDs is not only as simple as ABC, but also an
ABC in itself. Discuss other factors other than the ABCs of HIV/AIDS that can be
applied in the effort to avoid getting infected with the Virus. (10 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
It has been argued that a collaborative effort between the academic community and
academicians in general is very fundamental in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
Discuss. (10 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
Data from Africa shows that men play a significant role in HIV/AIDS determining
factors. Discuss different ways from the African cultural perspectives that reinforces men
as vehicles fueling the spread of HIV/AIDS. (10 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
Discuss the challenges that an individual may face in trying to have a personal impact on
the fight against HIV/AIDS. (10 Marks)

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