PREVENTION OF HIV/AIDS IN MALAYSIA IN THE LIGHT OF QUR'ENIC SOLUTIONS : THE ROLE OF IRK STUDENTS OF INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA
KHAN, ISRAR AHMAD
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The entire world is now suffering from so many fatal problems . One of the most such serious problems is HIV/AIDS . it is not only a very serious medical phenomenon but it is also a grievous problem from ethical perspective. According to Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman , the Malaysian AIDS Council president, between 1986 and June 2005 , a total of 62,597 men were infected with HIV and 9106 men were diagnosed as AIDS patients in Malaysia. Most of the HIV-positive men are young adults aged between 20 to 29 years. Women, on the other hand, 4841 were HIV-positive and 938 were living with AIDS. For the world occurrence , it was estimated that there were 1600 new HIV infection per day, which corresponds to 10 infections per minute. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Kamal Hassan , in one of his speeches said, "Religious authorities and community leaders must be the catalyst to transform the response to HIV/AIDS . The paper will highlight that the measures that are being adopted by Malaysian or world AIDS organization may not be sufficient to control the problem.