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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


RISKING DEATH WITH SEX: The AIDS Virus

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses HIV. Approximately 90% of people infected with HIV die from AIDS within 15 years if no drugs are provided. HIV is a unique virus in that, by itself, it does not cause the ... More


AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Douglas A. Feldman (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There are approximately seven million adult gay and bisexual men in the United States and 120 million adult gay and bisexual men globally. This book explores the cultural dimensions of AIDS among men ... More


Antiretroviral treatment and care of HIV

Joep MA Lange

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/9780199237401.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The introduction of HAART is one of the great success stories of modern medicine. In fact its application in the developed world has led to striking reductions in HIV-related morbidity and mortality. ... More


The “Right to Know” or “Know Your Rights”?: Human Rights and a People-Centered Approach to Health Policy

Joseph J. Amon

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/9780691157382.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Human rights abuses fuel vulnerability to HIV infection and act as barriers to universal access to prevention, treatment, and care. This has been recognized in numerous international declarations, ... More


Psychosocial Factors, Spirituality/Religiousness, and Immune Function in HIV/AIDS Patients

GAIL IRONSON and NEIL SCHNEIDERMAN

in The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

In 2000, it was estimated that 36 million people worldwide had been infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and that 15,000 people were being newly infected with the virus each day. In ... More


Country review: Australia

Kathleen Glenday, Kathy Petoumenos, Matthew G. Law, and David A. Cooper

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/9780199225859.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses HIV in Australia. Topics covered include epidemiology of HIV infection in Australia, primary and newly diagnosed HIV infection in Australia, treatment strategies during the era ... More


The Policy Framework: Status-Conferring Policies

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on federal statutes aimed at eliminating disability-based discrimination on housing, employment, education, and medical care; the provisions of these policies that determine when ... More


Adolescents and HIV and AIDS: Population Demographics and Prevention Strategies

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on HIV and AIDS in adolescents and programs aimed at educating young people about HIV and AIDS. The chapter is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the incidence and ... More


HIV infection/AIDS

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter focuses on the oral problems faced by patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Oral infections can help determine the ... More


Cohort studies in Brazil: Projeto Praça Onze

Mauro Schechter and Suely Hiromi Tuboi

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/9780199225859.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the Projeto Praça Onze. The Projeto Praça Onze was a prospective cohort study conducted in Rio de Janeiro between 1995 and 1998 to estimate the incidence of HIV infection in ... More


AIDS

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

AIDS has become a worldwide epidemic, growing far beyond initially infected populations. U.N. AIDS states that almost 40 million people are currently living with HIV/AIDS. Over half of those infected ... More


Introduction

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the federal response to the AIDS epidemic in its first ten years, with similarities drawn between the AIDS epidemic and venereal disease ... More


The Policy Framework: Benefit-Conferring Policies

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses federal and state policies which provide benefits for people with HIV and AIDS. The chapter is divided into four parts. Part I discusses financial assistance available due to ... More


The Care of Children and the Child Welfare System

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on child care assistance for women with HIV. The chapter is divided into three parts. Part I addressed the question: who is providing care in families where the mother and/or ... More


The United Kingdom

John Imrie, Sarah Dougan, Kimberly Gray, Michael W Adler, Anne M Johnson, Barry G Evans, and Barry S Peters

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/9780199237401.003.0036
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the United Kingdom's response to its HIV epidemic. Even with a relatively small HIV epidemic, which is being fuelled by ongoing transmission by people living in the UK and some ... More


HAART in HIV-infected children: one decade later

Arry Dieudonne, James A. McIntyre, Federica Fregonese, Carlo Giaquinto, and James M. Oleske

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/9780199225859.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of paediatric HIV management in the population entering adulthood after a decade of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Topics discussed include prevention ... More


Country review: Germany

Eva Wolf and Hans Jaeger

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/9780199225859.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the epidemiology of HIV in Germany. It then discusses subtypes and prevalence of drug resistance in Germany, treatment strategies, effects of HAART, and ... More


HIV/AIDS

Martin LaBrie

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0110
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents a case study to illustrate the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to diagnose and treat illnesses associated with HIV/AIDS. It addresses several questions such ... More


India

R Priya, N Kumarasamy, I Qadeer, AK Ganesh, S Solomon, and SM Crowe

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/9780199237401.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews India's response toits HIV epidemic. It argues that the provision of prevention and treatment services for HIV-infected people through non-government organizations (NGOs) or the ... More


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