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Public health aspects of HIV/AIDS in low and middle income countries : epidemiology, prevention and care

Author: David D Celentano; Chris Beyrer
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
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It has now been 25 years since the apocryphal report in the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report dated June 5, 1981 entitled, a oePneumocystis Pneumonia - Los Angelesa, which announced what was to become HIV/AIDS. HIV has now affected virtually all countries that have looked for it and has had a devastating impact on the public health and medical care infrastructure around the world. HIV/AIDS has also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Public health aspects of HIV/AIDS in low and middle income countries.
New York : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2008929616
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David D Celentano; Chris Beyrer
ISBN: 9780387727110 0387727116 0387727108 9780387727103 1281773794 9781281773791
OCLC Number: 277158064
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 754 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Introduction. Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in low and middle income countries: where global AIDS is and where it is going / David D. Celentano, Wendy W. Davis, and Chris Beyrer ; HIV prevention needs: primary prevention and prevention for people living with HIV/AIDS / Nalini Tarakeshwar, Seth C. Kalichman, Leickness C. Simbayi, and Kathleen J. Sikkema ; Future in HIV/AIDS care in low and middle income countries / Christopher J. Hoffmann, Lisa A. Mills, and Joel E. Gallant ; HIV/AIDS care: the minimum package and scaling up / Joia Mukherjee ; HIV/AIDS vaccine research / Ruanne V. Barnabas, Ann C. Duerr, and Judith N. Wasserheit ; Microbicide development / Ian McGowan ; How the pandemic shapes the public health response: the case of HIV/AIDS in Brazil / Jane Galvão, Paulo Roberto Teixeira, Marco Vitória, and Mauro Schechter ; Advocacy, activism, community and the AIDS response in Africa / Emily Bass, Gregg Gonsalves, and Milly Katana ; Political challenges to mounting and sustaining a public health response to HIV/AIDS in developing countries / Judith D. Auerbach and Courtney Mulhern-Pearson --
Part II: Sub-Saharan Africa. The HIV/AIDS epidemics of Africa / Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis, and David D. Celentano ; The situation in the cradle of AIDS: Congo and Central Africa / Marie Laga, Richard Matendo, and Ann Buvé ; Public health aspects of HIV/AIDS: Nigeria and West Africa / William Blattner, Patrick Dakum, Babatunde Osotimehin, Abdulsalam Nasidi, and Alash'le Abimiku ; East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda / Helen Weiss, Corinne Merle, David Serwadda, and Saidi Kapiga ; Southern Africa: (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe) / James Alasdair McIntyre, Guy de Bruyn, and Glenda Elisabeth Gray ; HIV/AIDS in the Horn of Africa / Nicole Simmons, Yigeremu Abebe-Asemere, Achamyelesh Debela, and Dawit Wolday --
Part III: South and Southeast Asia. HIV/AIDS in South and Southeast Asia: an overview / David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer, and Wendy W. Davis ; China / Zunyou Wu, Sheena G. Sullivan, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Li Li, and Roger Detels ; The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Thailand: the first two decades / Suwat Chariyalertsak, Apinun Aramrattana, and David D. Celentano ; HIV/AIDS in Burma: public health constrained / Chris Beyrer, Voravit Suwanvanichkij, Nicole Franck Masenior, and Thaung Htun ; The HIV epidemic in Vietnam: past, present, and opportunities / Vu Minh Quan, Nguyen Tran Hien, and Vivian F. Go ; Malaysia / Adeeba Kamarulzaman and Karina Razali ; Towards equitable and quality HIV prevention and care services: assessing the situation in India / Suniti Solomon, Sudha Sivaram, and Sunil Solomon --
Part IV: Eastern Europe & Central Asia. The HIV/AIDS epidemics in the former Soviet Union, Central Asia, and Iran / Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis, and David D. Celentano ; Russian Federation / Anjali Sharma, Dmitry Lioznov, and Jack A. DeHovitz ; HIV in Central Asia: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan / Daniel Wolfe, Richard Elovich, Azizbek Boltaev, and Dilshod Pulatov ; Drug abuse and HIV transmission in Iran: responding to the public health challenges / Azarakhsh Mokri and Richard Schottenfeld --
Part V: Latin American and Caribbean. The HIV/AIDS epidemics of the Americas / David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis, and Carlos del Rio ; Epidemiology, prevention and care of HIV in Peru / Kelika Konda, Carlos F. Cáceres, and Thomas J. Coates ; AIDS in Brazil: the challenge and the response / Francisco I. Bastos, Amy Nunn, Mariana A. Hacker, Mônica Malta, and Célia L. Szwarcwald ; The state of HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic: guarded optimism amidst sustainability concerns / Deanna Kerrigan, Clare Barrington, and Luis Moreno Montalvo ; Public health aspects of HIV/AIDS in Haiti: epidemiology, prevention and care / Serena Koenig, Fernet Leandre, Dan Fitzgerald, Paul Farmer, Joia Mukherjee, Warren Johnson, and Jean William Pape ; HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care: present status, future needs and some possible solutions / David D. Celentano, Wendy W. Davis, and Chris Beyrer.
Responsibility: edited by David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer.


This edited volume systematically describes the emergence and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. It goes further, too, to examine the social, community and political response, and the  Read more...
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