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RethinkHIV : smarter ways to invest in ending HIV in sub-saharan Africa

Author: Bjørn Lomborg
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thirty years after the identification of the disease that became known as AIDS, humanitarian organizations warn that the fight against HIV/AIDS has slowed, amid a funding shortfall and donor fatigue. In this book, Bjørn Lomborg brings together research by world-class specialist authors, a foreword by UNAIDS founding director Peter Piot and perspectives from Nobel Laureates and African civil society leaders to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn Lomborg
ISBN: 9781107028692 1107028698 9781107679320 110767932X
OCLC Number: 794037198
Description: xxi, 363 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Peter Piot --
Introduction / Bjørn Lomborg --
Part I. The Research: 1. Sexual transmission of HIV / Jere R. Behrman and Hans-Peter Kohler; 2. Prevention of non-sexual transmission of HIV / Lori A. Bollinger; 3. Treatment / Mead Oliver and Geoffrey P. Garnett; 4/ Strengthening health systems / William P. McGreevey, with Carlos Avila and Mary Punchak; 5. Social policy interventions to enhance the HIV/AIDS response in sub-Saharan Africa / Ana Vassall, Michelle Remme, and Charlotte Watts; 6. Vaccine research and development / Robert Hecht and Dean T. Jamieson, with Jared Augenstein, Gabrielle Partridge and Kira Thorien --
Part II. Ranking the Opportunities: 7. --
Findings of the Nobel Laureate economist expert panel / Ernest Aryeetey [and others]; 7.1 Findings from African civil society / Bactrin Killingo [and others]; 7.2. Conclusion / Bjørn Lomborg.
Responsibility: edited by Bjørn Lomborg.

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In a fresh look at the crisis of HIV in Africa, Bjorn Lomborg brings together research by world-class specialist authors, a foreword by UNAIDS founding director Peter Piot and perspectives from Nobel  Read more...

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'Setting priorities for how money could be spent most effectively to fight HIV AIDS in Africa is a key priority. This pioneering work shows how economic analysis can contribute to a prioritisation Read more...

 
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