HIV/AIDS is a worldwide phenomenon that has affected people in every society. The efforts to educate people about HIV/AIDS prevention can be very successful at reducing the spread of this disease. The outcome of such prevention programs is highly dependent on the culture of particular societies. Gender roles, religion, and taboos on openly discussing sexuality are among the cultural factors that influence the success or failure of these programs.
Consider the factors that may influence the success or failure of an HIV/AIDS prevention program.
Answer the following in 300 words or more with references:
Select two cultures with different attitudes, beliefs, and practices related to HIV/AIDS.
Describe the attitudes, beliefs, and practices of each.
Predict whether or not you think an HIV/AIDS prevention program would succeed, based on the each culture's attitudes, beliefs, and practices and describe why.