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New Beginnings?

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the fall of 2003, capitulating to both domestic and international pressure, a new plan was agreed upon that would ultimately provide treatment to AIDS patients, this was followed by inertia in ... 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


Treatment versus Prevention in the Fight against HIV/AIDS and the Problem of Identified versus Statistical Lives

Johann Frick

in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217471
eISBN:
9780190217488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217471.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For years, debates about the best way to combat the AIDS pandemic have pitted proponents of scaling up antiretroviral treatment for people suffering from AIDS against those advocating for more ... More


The evolving HIV pandemic

Catherine A Hankins, Karen A Stanecki, Peter D Ghys, and Hein Marais

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/9780199237401.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the pandemic by region, highlighting the changing dynamics of HIV transmission and the diverse patterns of infection found worldwide. The epidemic remains extremely dynamic, ... 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


A Generation of HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘the post-ARV generation’ through a contextual analysis of the history of the HIV-AIDS pandemic in Africa – Uganda specifically – and how that shaped the ... More


The macroeconomics of AIDS in South Africa

Nicoli Nattrass

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0043
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the macroeconomic impact of AIDS in South Africa. It covers macroeconomic models of the impact of AIDS; the macroeconomic impact of antiretroviral treatment (ART); the political ... More


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