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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 30.00
The spread of AIDS in Asia is accelerating so quickly it will soon overtake growth of the disease in Africa. Over the next two decades, so containment of Asia's epidemics will be decisive to global stability because the region is home to 60 per cent of the world's population. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 32.00
Features many interviews with people who have the disease, activists, government leaders, church leadership - all speak out in telling the story of how the epidemic has developed in their countries. The interviews and stories, which make up this book, are intermixed with the set of epidemic statistics from the continent. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Winner of the Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2008 Of approximately 37 million HIV positive people in the world, 24.7 million live in sub-Saharan Africa and about 5..5 million in South Africa. Despite its relatively powerful economy and infrastructure, South Africa has been dramatically affected by the HIV pandemic. Using narrative... more...
- Springer Netherlands 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...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 15.00
This report details global progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for drinking water and sanitation, and what these trends suggest for the remainder of the Water for Life Decade 2005-2015. The report also introduces a separate assessment of global, regional and country progress using the ?sanitation ladder??a new way of analyzing... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 229.00
Comprehensive reference book addressing the unique challenges facing many African nations as poor infrastructure and economics continue to obstruct access to advanced treatments and AIDS care training Takes into account the context of settings with limited resources Also looks ahead to how many African nations are successfully increasing their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 44.00
The HIV/AIDS pandemic striking South Africa is of historic proportions. More people are living with AIDS in South Africa than in any other country in the world. Just in the past decade, the life expectancy in South Africa has dropped from 67 to 43 years. The social and economic impact of this disease is hard to overstate. However, what is striking... more...