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AIDS Between Science and Politics.

AIDS Between Science and Politics.

Author: Laurence Garey
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), recounts his experience as a clinician, scientist, and activist fighting the disease from its earliest manifestation to today. The AIDS pandemic was not only catastrophic to the health of millions worldwide but also fractured international relations, global access to new technologies, and public health policies in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Piot, Peter. AIDS between science and politics
Named Person: Peter Piot; Peter Piot
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Garey
ISBN: 1336201746 9781336201743 9780231538770 0231538774
OCLC Number: 905307031
Language Note: Revised and updated translation of: Le sida dans le monde: entre science et politique / Peter Piot. Paris : Odile Jacob, c2011.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A heterogeneous and still evolving epidemic --
Hyperendemic HIV in Southern Africa : the heritage of apartheid --
AIDS as an international political issue --
A new type of transnational civil society movement --
The right to treatment --
Combination prevention --
The economics of AIDS --
Prominence of human rights --
The long-term view.


A social, political, and human history of the epidemic, with a look at its ongoing challenges, written by a scientist, physician, and pioneering world health leader.  Read more...


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AIDS Between Science and Politics is superb, well-crafted, and timely. The book is an excellent and valuable addition to the scientific literature. And who is better placed to address the multitude Read more...

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