Comparative Study of Transmission and Control of HIV/AIDS in Pakistan

Authors

  • Syed Rizwan Ul Haq Tirmizi Iqra University Main Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Syed Talha Tirmizi Petroleum Department, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Nasiruddin Khan Department of Mathematics, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Syeda Amara Tirmizi Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v19i3.45868

Keywords:

HIV/AIDS; optimal control theory; educational activities; comparative study; Pakistan.

Abstract

Background: HIV/AIDS is nowadays considered as the greatest public health disaster of modern time. It has become the challenge for the global population for decades.

Method: In our study, we shall emphasize on comparative study which coordinates the field of health awareness activities on the basis of educational and informational campaigns.

Result: For this purpose we generate a mathematical model having two susceptible classes depending on changes in behavior with educational activities.

Conclusion: We shall try to create stability between the numbers of infected individuals and the cost of the education campaign using optimal control theory.

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol.19(3) 2020 p.501-508

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Published

2020-03-10

How to Cite

Tirmizi, S. R. U. H., Tirmizi, S. T., Khan, N., & Tirmizi, S. A. (2020). Comparative Study of Transmission and Control of HIV/AIDS in Pakistan. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 19(3), 501–508. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v19i3.45868

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