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Effective HIV Prevention and Treatment for Pregnant Mothers and Their Children

Hoosen M Coovadia and Marie-Louise Newell

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the unique HIV/AIDS transmission patterns, progression of disease, and treatment constraints in young children that require prevention and treatment options tailored to this ... More


Breaking the Cycle: Challenges and Solutions in Pediatric HIV Policy

Liezl Smit, Angela Dramowski, Kevin Clarke, Janine Clayton, Annemadelein Scherer, Amy Slogrove, Happyson Musvosvi, Marina Rifkin, and Mark Cotton

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Vertically transmitted pediatric HIV, or mother-to-child transmission, is a preventable disease. In many developed countries, antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for vertical transmission prevention (VTP) ... More


Uganda

Justin O Parkhurst, Freddie Ssengooba, and David Serwadda

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/9780199237401.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Uganda's response to its HIV epidemic. While Uganda has been widely praised for its political response to the HIV epidemic, and has seen substantial reductions in its HIV ... 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


HIV prevention programmes: an overview

Steffanie A Strathdee, Marie-Louise Newell, Francisco Inacio Bastos, and Thomas L Patterson

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/9780199237401.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a brief overview of interventions aimed at the general population and populations at high risk of HIV infection. Its focus is primarily in prevention of ... 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


“We Are the Loudmouthed HIV-Positive People”: “Siyayinqoba/Beat It!” On South African Television

Rebecca Hodes

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the long-running television show Beat It!—a creation of South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign, and reported to be the first television show produced by the HIV-positive ... More


Cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Interventions

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/9780198718048.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter develops a forward-looking analysis of the cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions, taking into account HIV transmission dynamics and spending commitments implied by new HIV ... More


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