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Medicine In The Developing World

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  • WHO Expert Consultation on Rabiesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 36.00

    More than 99% of all human rabies deaths occur in the developing world, and although effective and economical control measures are available, the disease has not been brought under control throughout most of the affected countries. Given that a major factor in the low level of commitment to rabies control is a lack of accurate data on the true public... more...

  • High Coverage Sites: HIV Prevention among Injecting Drug Users in Transitional and Developing Countriesby UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    UNAIDS commissioned this report to investigate programmes and sites in low-income and transitional countries which were regarded by international authorities as 'high coverage sites' -that is, where more than 50% of injecting drug users had been reached by one or more HIV-prevention interventions. The most significant finding is that high level coverage... more...

  • Strokeby Julien Bogousslavsky

    Demos Medical Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00

    This volume is the fourth in a series developed under the auspices of the World Federation of Neurology to meet the needs of neurologists who must practice medicine without many of the advantages that are often taken for granted in the industrialized world. It is targeted to neurologists practicing in low-resource environments and those who wish to... more...

  • HIV, Resurgent Infections and Population Change in Africaby Michel Carael; Judith Glynn

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.95

    Forty years ago, the age-old battle against infectious diseases as a major threat to human health was believed close to being won. However, by the late twentieth century, the increase of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases was evident in both low and high income countries. About 30 new infectious diseases have been identified in the last 20... more...

  • AIDS Sexuality and Gender in Africaby Carolyn Baylies; Janet Bujra

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    This book draws on first-hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers. They study the severity of the AIDS epidemic and the threat it poses to the population and society in Tanzania and Zambia. more...

  • Sexuality, Politics and AIDS in Brazilby Herbet Daniel; Richard Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    Providing a cross-cultural perspective on the social construction of AIDS in Brazil, this book presents research by authors who have a decades experience in AIDS activism and social research. more...

  • Neo-liberalism and AIDS Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africaby Colleen O'Manique

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 128.00

    O'Manique critically examines the evolution of the policy response to AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa through a feminist political economy lens, focusing on the relationship between neo-liberalism, the spread of AIDS and the hegemonic policy response. It explores the ways in which AIDS has been constructed as a 'development' problem and how AIDS knowledges... more...

  • Global AIDS Crisisby Richard G. Marlink

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    An account published of the history, spread, and repercussions of pandemic AIDS. It explores how developing countries with limited access to healthcare and scarce resources reveals how such factors as tourism, international travel, war, and mobility have facilitated the spread of HIV and AIDS. more...

  • Remote Cardiology Consultations Using Advanced Medical Technologyby I. Klapan; R. Poropatich

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 183.00

    NATO operations have expanded in recent years, and the old Cold War concept of ?every nation provides its own medical support? is no longer tenable, nor is it NATO policy. In the future, NATO medical care will often be provided on a multinational basis, especially in case of emergencies such as NATO response to natural or man-made disasters or to terrorist... more...

  • AIDS Epidemic Update, December 2006 by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    This flagship report presents the considered views on the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). It includes analysis of all the aspects of the epidemic, from the spread of HIV, to treatments, to the availability of resources. It also provides country-by-country figures on its extent. more...