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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 77.99
"This is an excellent reference for those caring for clients with HIV/AIDS. I strongly recommend this book." -- Doody's HIV/AIDS is no longer a certain death sentence. Patients fighting the chronic symptoms of HIV/AIDS are now living longer, fuller lives due to recent scientific and pharmaceutical breakthroughs. As a result, the new generation of... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 219.95 US$ 190.62
Providing the latest information on preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of tuberculosis and AIDS, this is the only book to place a major emphasis on the increasing coexistence of these two life-threatening diseases in individuals. Edited by outstanding scientists in the field, this ready reference is divided into three main sections covering... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 50.00
This is not another book about how AIDS is out of control in Africa and Third World nations, or one complaining about the inadequacy of secured funds to fight the pandemic. The author looks objectively at countries that have succeeded in reducing HIV infection rates?along with a worrisome flip side to the progress. The largely medical solutions funded... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 137.04
This book uses South Africa as a template to address the many issues surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide. It analyzes psychosocial and sexual aspects contributing to HIV transmission and prevention and covers issues of race, gender, politics and class. more...