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Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Martina Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269013
eISBN:
9780191601330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269017.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For epidemiologists and public health professionals, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS has provoked a fundamental re-examination of infectious disease prevention and the research needed to support it. ... More


AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Eileen Stillwaggon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the social and economic context of poverty and economic crisis in developing and transition countries. It challenges the assumption — implicit in AIDS ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


Beyond Communicable Disease Control: Health in the Age of Globalization

Dyna Arhin‐Tenkorang and Pedro Conceição

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Public health is one of the most prominent global public goods, yet the history of international co‐operation to control communicable diseases reveals mixed results. To help understand why some ... More


South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Janine Aron, Brian Kahn, and Geeta Kingdon (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

South Africa experienced a momentous change of government from the Apartheid regime to its first democratic government in 1994. This book provides an up-to-date assessment of South Africa's economic ... More


Population Growth, Physical Resources, and Human Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

John C. Caldwell and Pat Caldwell

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter states that, in terms of both population and economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa is now the most critical region in the world and that there are no longer the hopes for industrialization ... More


African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume II of a four set series that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with social peace, the basic functioning ... More


The Economics of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Markus Haacker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718048
eISBN:
9780191787461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718048.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The global response to HIV/AIDS has been a major aspect of global health and development policy over the last decades. The book illustrates the devastating health impacts of the epidemic, with life ... More


Concluding Notes

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/9780198718048.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

HIV/AIDS has caused a devastating shock to the lives of people affected by HIV/AIDS, but the economic impacts of the epidemic do not fundamentally add to the evaluation of the consequences of ... More


Introduction

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/9780198718048.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

HIV/AIDS has been the largest adverse health shock in recent history, and has also been unique in terms of the international response it has elicited. The chapter outlines the course and state of the ... 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


Impact 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/9780198718048.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Establishing the impact of the global response to HIV/AIDS is challenging because attribution is not straightforward, and many variables are observed only indirectly. HIV prevalence among young ... More


Current Policy Challenges and Economic Perspectives

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/9780198718048.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

From about 2008, in part motivated by the global financial crisis and a perceived slowdown in external funding, the emphasis in the global response to HIV/AIDS has shifted to improving ... More


Cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Programmes

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/9780198718048.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter reviews common approaches to assessing the cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS programmes. A principal challenge in the evaluation of HIV/AIDS programmes are the long time frames. Because ... More


Volume Introduction

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Volume I in this series deals with some fundamental issues for African development: will there be social peace; can government create (or at least not destroy) legitimate political, economic, and ... More


Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Reproductive Behavior in Zambia

Nicholas Wilson

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) is the single most effective HIV prevention intervention in practice today. At the turn of the 21st century, PMTCT was virtually unavailable ... More


Stimulating Demand for AIDS Prevention: Lessons from the RESPECT Trial

Damien de Walque, William H. Dow, Carol Medlin, and Rose Nathan

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

HIV-prevention strategies have yielded only limited success so far in slowing down the AIDS epidemic. This paper examines novel intervention strategies that use incentives to discourage risky sexual ... More


Culture in and of HIV/AIDS Risk Management in India

Ajay Bailey

in India's Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450459
eISBN:
9780199083084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450459.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter employs an organizing framework drawn from anthropology to examine the ‘culture of’ and the ‘culture in’ HIV/AIDS. Building on a case study in Goa, this chapter first looks at the ... More


A Business Management Framework for Addressing Public Health Risk: The Avahan Experience in Scaling-up HIV Prevention in India

Sema K. Sgaier

in India's Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450459
eISBN:
9780199083084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450459.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 8 presents the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s ‘game changing’ approach—the Avahan Program—for tackling India’s rapidly escalating HIV/AIDS epidemic in 2003. Its objectives were to ... More


The Sexual Activity and Birth-control Use of American Teenagers

B. Levine Phillip

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

A Gallup poll conducted in May 1999 found that 7 percent of those surveyed reported that youth/teen pregnancy was the most important problem facing the United States today. The concern about teen ... More


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