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- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 24.99
This evaluation assesses the development effectiveness of the World Bank's country-level HIV/AIDS assistance defined as policy dialogue, analytic work, and lending with the explicit objective of reducing the scope or impact of the AIDS epidemic. The evaluation identifies findings from this experience and makes recommendations to improve the relevance,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 189.00
Much has happened since the first appearance of AIDS in 1981: it has been identified, studied, and occasionally denied. South Africa has emerged as ground zero for the pandemic. This book presents the South African crisis as a template for addressing the myriad issues surrounding the epidemic worldwide. more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
Although HIV prevalence in South Asia is low, vulnerable groups such as sex workers (SW), injecting drug users (IDU) and men who have sex with men (MSM) are at high risk for HIV. Widespread stigma impede efforts to reach those most in need of HIV prevention, care and treatment services. To tackle stigma, the South Asia Regional Development Marketplace... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 74.99
Today over 40 million adults and children worldwide are infected with HIV, however knowledge of the disease has increased greatly and the prognosis is now good for those with access to anti-retroviral treatment. For many, HIV is now a long-term chronic condition and with decreased mortality, patient requirements and disease patterns have changed, making... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99
This report explores the emerging epidemics of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in low and middle income countries (LMIC). A case study approach is used to explore these epidemics in detail in Peru, Ukraine, Kenya, and Thailand. Systematic reviews of epidemiology and prevention science were used to understand these epidemics, and to assess... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 14.99
"Remarkable... reads like a detective novel."? The New Yorker In this groundbreaking work that reads like a detective novel, longtime Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and award-winning AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin tell the surprising story of how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned the flames.... more...
- Clinical Publishing 2011; US$ 99.95
In this new work, authors based at one of Londons leading centres for the study and treatment of HIV present a comprehensive visual introduction to the disease. Topics covered include epidemiology and pathogenesis , HIV virology (including management of ART resistance), HIV and the immune system, therapies for HIV infection and their side effects,... more...
- Scientific American 2012; US$ 3.99
On June 5, 1981, the scientific community received a wake-up call from the CDC regarding a terrible and mysterious new illness that caused immune system failure. A year passed before it had a name: AIDS. Reported infections skyrocketed while science raced to understand a virus that hid among our own cells and mutated quickly. Three decades later,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
The book focuses on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment strategies in resource-poor settings. Contributors include HIV/AIDS researchers and public health administrators from the US, Africa, China, and Thailand. Several chapters, written by local health officials, take a close look at AIDS prevention and treatment in China at the community level. Other... more...