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Legal Remedies: Therapeutic Markets and the Judicialization of the Right to Health

João Biehl and Adriana Petryna

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In 1996, Brazil became the first developing country to adopt an official policy granting free access to antiretroviral drugs through its broad-reaching but ailing public health care system (SUS). In ... More


TB and HIV/AIDS

Christopher Dye

in The Population Biology of Tuberculosis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154626
eISBN:
9781400866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154626.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter examines the dual epidemic of tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. There have been some major successes in the control of both HIV/AIDS and TB. The discovery and widespread use of antiretroviral ... More


Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Joseph Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Why do resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health coverage and AIDS treatment after transitioning to democracy? At a time when the world’s wealthiest nations struggle ... More


Closing the gap in the next decade of HAART: one world, one standard

Peter Piot, Julian Fleet, and Siddharth Dube

in A Decade of HAART: The Development and Global Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199225859
eISBN:
9780191723834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225859.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a vision of the outcomes that must be achieved in the next decade of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). It argues that the massive efforts and investments needed to ... More


The outcome and impact of 10 years of HAART

Eduard J. Beck and Rochelle P. Walensky

in A Decade of HAART: The Development and Global Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199225859
eISBN:
9780191723834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225859.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Topics discussed include the HIV pandemic, evolution of the antiretroviral therapy, global response to the ... More


HIV/AIDS *

Justin Amery, Jenny Sengooba, Ivy Kasiyre, and Michelle Meiring

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

AIDS is by far the biggest and the main non-acute cause of childhood death in Africa. Even in the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), palliative care remains a crucial part of HIV/AIDS care because ... More


Mozambique

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0028
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Mozambique (population 18.54 million) is a country in south eastern Africa that covers an area of 801, 590 km2. The health repercussions of the AIDS epidemic have been the impetus for introducing ... More


Breaking the Cycle: Challenges and Solutions in Pediatric HIV Policy

Liezl Smit, Angela Dramowski, Kevin Clarke, Janine Clayton, Annemadelein Scherer, Amy Slogrove, Happyson Musvosvi, Marina Rifkin, and Mark Cotton

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Vertically transmitted pediatric HIV, or mother-to-child transmission, is a preventable disease. In many developed countries, antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for vertical transmission prevention (VTP) ... More


Palliative Care Research in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Clinical Trials of Symptomatic Therapies

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

With the widespread introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapies (HAARTs), mortality rates among patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease have declined ... More


A Decade of HAART: The Development and Global Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

José M. Zuniga, Alan Whiteside, Amin Ghaziani, and John G. Bartlett (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199225859
eISBN:
9780191723834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225859.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is a therapeutic intervention developed by clinicians and researchers in order to fight the HIV pandemic. It has contributed to a significant reduction in ... More


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