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A Heterogeneous and Still-Evolving Epidemic

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/9780231166263.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins with a discussion of the emergence and rapid global spread of AIDS. In 2013, 1.5 million people died of AIDS despite the existence of antiretrovirals. The majority of these deaths ... More


Hyperendemic HIV in Southern Africa: The Heritage of Apartheid

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/9780231166263.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins with a discussion of the severe AIDS epidemic in Southern Africa. The region accounts for over one third of all people living with HIV in the world, and the nine countries with ... More


Making Strides toward Zero

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0069
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights how San Francisco has made steady progress toward fulfilling its goals of achieving zero HIV deaths, zero new infections, and zero HIV stigma by 2020. These goals are aligned ... More


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