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Aids as an International Political Issue

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/9780231166263.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the transnational dimension of the AIDS response. It begins by considering the initial reactions of international organizations to HIV and the emergence of different ... More


Male HomosexualityAnd Seropositivity: The Construction of Social Identities in Brazil

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines some recent work on emerging homosexual and gay identities and communities in countries such as Brazil. It studies how these new forms have been connected to the experience of ... More


A New Type of Transnational Civil Society Movement

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/9780231166263.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the role of civil society in the AIDS response. It explains the heterogeneity of civil society movements and AIDS activism, as well as the variability of their involvement in ... 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


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


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


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