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- Springer 2009; US$ 19.99
Traces the origins of AIDS dissidents disclaimers during the earliest days of the epidemic and delves into the psychology and politics of the denial movement in its various incarnations. This book focuses on organized, widespread forms of denial (including the idea that HIV itself is a myth and HIV treatments are poison) and the junk science. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.99
This book focuses on some of the new clinical and biological insights related to HIV-associated metabolic and cardiovascular complications in the HAART era. The introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has altered cardiovascular manifestations in HIV. On the one hand, HAART has significantly improved the quality of life of HIV-infected... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
HIV/AIDS reverses life expectancy gains, erodes productivity, consumes savings and dilutes growth efforts, threatening the realization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa.The report is the result of an extensive analytical and consultative process begun in 2006, that engaged more than 1,000 people from over 30 countries and many institutions... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
South Asia's HIV epidemic is highly heterogeneous. As a result, informed, prioritized, and effective responses necessitate an understanding of the epidemic diversity between and within countries. Further spread of HIV in South Asia is preventable. The future size of South Asia's epidemic will depend on an effective two-pronged approach: firstly,... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99
HIV is the leading cause of premature death in Thailand. Since the first case of AIDS was reported in 1984 more than one million Thais have been infected. The social, human and economic costs of this burden are enormous. The Thai government has shown a strong commitment to providing care and support to persons living with HIV/AIDS by launching the... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99
The HIV/AIDS epidemic has the potential to impede and even reverse development if not addressed early enough. Poverty and income inequality have been shown to facilitate the diffusion of HIV epidemics. While abject poverty in the Middle East and North Africa region remains low, a significant proportion of the population (23.2%) live under $2 per day... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 19.99
In recent years, Europe and Central Asia has experienced the worlds fastest growing HIV/AIDS epidemic. Yet, in the Western Balkan countries the HIV prevalence rate is under 0.1 percent, which ranks among the lowest. This may be due to a low level of infection among the populationor partly due to inadequate surveillance systems. All major... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 14.99
Although the number of reported cases of HIV in Central Asia is still very low, the growth rate of the epidemic (about 500 cases in 2000 to over 12,000 in 2004) is a cause for serious concern. Central Asia lies along the drug routes from Afghanistan to Russia and Western Europe, and it is estimated that it has half a million drug users, of which more... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 65.00
This book serves as resource for nurses providing care to persons with HIV/AIDS across the spectrum of HIV disease and across a variety of practice settings. The expert contributors provide up-to-date information on the HIV pandemic, including HIV/AIDS as a chronic condition internationally served most by primary care community health centers. The... more...