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HIV/AIDS Policies: Too Little, Too Late

Eileen Stillwaggon

in AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the impact of misguided development policy and inadequate epidemiology and health economics methodology on the choice of interventions for HIV and other health problems in poor ... More


Indonesia

Suriadi Gunawan, Soewarta Kosen, and Chris Simms

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Indonesia's response to its HIV epidemic. Since 2000, Indonesia has had a concentrated epidemic, and the total number of people living with HIV are estimated at around 110,000 ... More


As If Nothing Ever Happened

Didier Fassin

in When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview on the data revealed by different agencies on the number of AIDS patients in South Africa over recent years. The international agency UNAIDS reported that in the ... More


Living With Death

Didier Fassin

in When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The number of AIDS patients has been increasing in South Africa over the years. The Center for Actuarial Research of the University of Cape Town published a series of projections that were to become ... More


AIDS Between Science and Politics

Peter Piot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book recounts the experiences of the founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) as he fought the disease from its earliest manifestations to today. It ... More


The Right to Treatment

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the quest for an effective treatment for AIDS and efforts to provide universal access to treatment. In the early 1980s there were no effective treatments against viruses on the ... More


The Origins of the WFP, UNDP, and UNAIDS: A Cross-Case Probe

Tana Johnson

in Organizational Progeny: Why Governments are Losing Control over the Proliferating Structures of Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717799
eISBN:
9780191787300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717799.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines prominent organizations drawn from various issue areas and time periods: the World Food Program (1930s to 1960s), the United Nations Development Program (1950s to 1960s), and ... More


History and State of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Markus Haacker

in The Economics of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718048
eISBN:
9780191787461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718048.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The health impacts of HIV/AIDS, and concerns on the implications for economic development, resulted in an unprecedented global response, in terms of the resources committed to it, and the ... More


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