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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 32.00
This book addresses an issue of international, national and local importance?HIV/AIDS?an issue where the predominant attention is on the humanitarian and developmental catastrophe that it is accused of leading to, particularly in the developing world. The book, based on a first-of-its-kind study conducted in Goa (India), will be of great assistance... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Even though sub-Saharan Africa is the region most affected by HIV/AIDS in the world, no new theories have been discovered, and questions about life and death are ignored. This book uses certain selected communication practices to offer the foundations of an African theory of communication, applicable to the crisis of HIV/AIDS. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Though more than 150,000 AIDS-related deaths have been reported worldwide and between 5 and 10 million people are now infected with its precursor, HIV-1, the deadly and relatively new AIDS virus is still a mystery. AIDS and the Social Sciences: Common Threads , an enlightening examination of the AIDS epidemic from the viewpoints of various social... more...
- World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 34.99
HIV Epidemics in the European Region: Vulnerability and Response provides a systematic review of the evidence on HIV vulnerability and response in all 53 countries of the World Health Organizations (WHOs) European Region, stretching from Iceland to the borders of China. The report focuses on key populations most at risk of HIV infection:... more...
- World Health Organization 2015; US$ 36.00
This guide is developed to assist TB and HIV programme managers and other stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation for collaborative TB/HIV activities. It is intended to facilitate collection of standardized data and to help in interpretation and dissemination of these data for programme improvement at national and subnational level. It also aims... more...
- World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 29.99
The 1992 creation of the National HIV/AIDS Program was a fundamental step for Argentina to reach the second lowest burden of HIV/AIDS in South America. From 2000 to 2010, Argentina further reduced the already low HIV/AIDS incidence of 15.9 per 100,000 by 25 percent and reduced the burden by 21 percent. This study analyzes the national and inter-provincial... more...
- Loving Healing Press Inc 2007; US$ 7.95
Every 14 seconds a Child Headed Household is formed The death of parents from AIDS leaves behind little children, often four or five of them, who desperately want to stay together as a family. In the literature, they call them Child Headed Households. Imagine watching your mother and father slowly die before your eyes, more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 109.95
The disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities. One consequence of the rapid increase in adult mortality is the rise in the proportion of children who are orphaned. Sub-Saharan Africa, accounts for about 90 percent of these.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 19.99
Thirty years after AIDS was first recognized, the American South constitutes the epicenter of the United States' epidemic. Southern states claim the highest rates of new infections, the most AIDS-related deaths, and the largest number of adults and adolescents living with the virus. Moreover, the epidemic disproportionately affects African American... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 34.99
The current worldwide AIDS crisis is about 20 years old, but the disease itself is much older. In fact, AIDS is only the latest chapter in the evolution of the complex retrovirus we call HIV. Where was HIV lurking before it emerged in the early 1980s? There is some evidence that the Western strain of HIV arose in Europe as early as 1939. There is... more...