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Ethics & AIDS in Africa : the challenge to our thinking

Author: A A Van Niekerk; Loretta M Kopelman
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast ; [Oxford] : [Berg, distributor], [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The devastating AIDS pandemic in Africa poses daunting medical, social and economic challenges, placing local, regional, national and international communities at a moral crossroads. This work examines the ethical implications of AIDS in Africa.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A A Van Niekerk; Loretta M Kopelman
ISBN: 1598740709 9781598740707 1598740717 9781598740714
OCLC Number: 180459143
Description: xvii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Aids in Africa / Alan Whiteside --
Uncertainty in the AIDS debate / Alan Whiteside et. al. --
Economic and ethical challenges / Nicoli Nattrass --
Moral and social complexities of AIDS in Africa / Anton A. van Niekerk --
The HIV/AIDS pandemic: a sign of instability in a complex global system --
Principles of global distributive justice and the HIV/AIDS pandemic: Moving beyond Rawls and Buchanan / Anton A. van Niekerk --
Access to affordable medication in the developing world / David B. Resnik --
Affordable access to essential medication in developing countries / Udo Schuklenk and Richard E. Ashcroft Mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS in Africa / Anton A. van Niekerk --
HIV vaccine trial pareticipation in South Africa / Keymanthri Moodley --
The HIV/AIDS pandemic, African traditional values and the search for a vaccine in Africa / Godfrey Tangwa --
The dilemma of enrolling children in HIV vaccine reasearch in South Africa / Melissa Strobie, Ann Strode and Cathy Slack --
If HIV/AIDS is punishment, who is bad? / Loretta Kopelman
Responsibility: editers, Anton A. van Niekerk, Loretta M. Kopelman.
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