by WILEY-LISS .
Written in English
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- A Generation at Risk - The Global Impact of HIV-AIDS on Orphans and Vulnerable Children - Edited by Geoff Foster, Carol Levine and John Williamson Excerpt. Introduction HIV/AIDS and Its Long-Term Impact on Children. Carol Levine, Geoff Foster, and John Williamson. HIV/AIDS has changed the world in profound and still-evolving : $ This book's editors and contributors address the growing problem of children affected by HIV/AIDS. With a focus on childhood rights, strengthening household income, international policy, and research priorities, this book will be useful to advanced students and scholars.” ChoiceManufacturer: Cambridge University Press. The global response to HIV/AIDS has been a major aspect of global health and development policy over the last decades. The book illustrates the devastating health impacts of the epidemic, with life expectancy in some countries falling to the lowest levels observed anywhere, and the remarkable success of the global HIV/AIDS response in reversing such extreme : Markus Haacker. The global impact of HIV/AIDS. Peter Piot, Michael Bartos, P eter D. Ghys, Neff Walker & Bernhard Schwartländer. Joint U nited N ations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), 20 a venue Appia,
The impact of AIDS has many dimensions, only a few of which are captured in official statistics or analysis by the research community. The numbers of AIDS cases and HIV infection count as an impact: cumulatively, they state the effect on the population of the United States and on particular subpopulations. Each case has many dimensions. It was not like the early epidemics, which were confined to more specific geographic areas—this was global. The human suffering isn’t captured in the word ‘epidemic.’ I think, from a historical point of view, ‘plague’ better describes the broad impact of Aids. You’re also talking about the emotional impact. This readable volume looks at the impact of AIDS since its emergence and suggests its effects in the next decade, when a million or more Americans will likely die of the disease. The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States addresses some of the most sensitive and controversial issues in the public debate over AIDS. This landmark book. HIV/AIDS is not associated with low levels of economic development to the same extent as diseases like malaria or tuberculosis. However, it stands out as HIV/AIDS is highly concentrated. In terms of the severity of health shocks at the country level recorded since , HIV/AIDS is topped only by two episodes of extreme violence (Rwanda, Cambodia), and has been much more persistent than shocks.
The impact of AIDS has many dimensions, only a few of which are captured in official statistics or analysis by the research community. The numbers of AIDS cases and HIV infection count as an impact: cumulatively, they state the effect on the population of the United States and . AIDS, this progress has had limited impact on the majority of HIV infected people and populations living in developing countries. The social and economic conditions that nurture the spread of the virus have to be confronted as essential elements in local and global efforts to stem. International Conference on the Global Impact of AIDS (1st: London, England). Global impact of AIDS. New York: Liss, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A F Fleming; World Health Organization.; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Top 25 Books Illuminating the Impact of HIV/AIDS. By Aaron Hicklin. Reading AIDS: A Literary Canon The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS, David France ().