UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2012/2013
EXAMINATION FOR DEGREE IN BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
KCAU 001 HIV AIDS (SATURDAY)
DATE: DECEMBER 2012 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and any other TWO Questions
(a) AIDS is the disease caused by HIV that is characterized by the weakening of the
immune system which leaves the body ill equipped to fight diseases. Name and
briefly discuss four theories in relation to the origin of HIV/AIDS (8 Marks)
(b) Name and briefly explain methods that Doctors can use in testing HIV/AIDS.
The Debate on the impact of HIV/AIDS in different sectors such as Agriculture, Health,
Education and Households etc is an unending one with every part of the economy being
directly or indirectly affected by the pandemic. In view of this debate, discuss leadership
policies on HIV/AIDS that can be applied in fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS. (10 Marks)
Data from Africa shows that both men and women play a significant role in HIV/AIDS
determining factors. Discuss the vulnerability of women in the face of HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
HIV/AIDS Self acceptance and self effort approach is the starting point to a breakthrough in
the fight against HIV/AIDS. Discuss strategies to manage yourself in case you are the
victim. (Living with HIV/AIDS) (10 Marks)
The government of Kenya introduced Home Based Care as one of the intervention strategies
in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic in our country.
Discuss the challenges that Home Based Care givers encounter in the line of HIV/AIDS.