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Global AIDS policy [electronic resource] / edited by Douglas A. Feldman.

Contributor(s): Feldman, Douglas A | Society for Applied Anthropology. Meeting (1991 : Charleston, S.C.) | American Anthropological Association. Meeting (1990 : New Orleans, La.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1994Description: 1 online resource (x, 250 p.).ISBN: 9780313388798 (electronic bk.); 0313388792 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- Congresses | Health Policy -- Congresses | Health | Medicine | Social Science | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues | MEDICAL -- Public Health | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery | Syndrome d'immunod�eficience acquise | Politique sanitaire | AIDS | Gesundheitspolitik | Internationaler Vergleich | Aufsatzsammlung | AIDS Policies Of GovernmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global AIDS policy.DDC classification: 362.1/99792 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
PREFACE; 1. Introduction; 2. Behind the Wall of China: AIDS Profile, AIDS Policy; 3. Public Policy, Political Activism, and AIDS in Brazil; 4. The Response of Nongovernmental Organizations in Latin America to HIV Infection and AIDS: A Vehicle for Grasping the Contribution NGOs Make to Health and Development; 5. HIV, Immigration Policy, and Latinos/as: Public Health Safety versus Hidden Agendas; 6. Culture, Sexual Behavior, and Attitudes toward Condom Use among Baganda Women; 7. AIDS in Ghana: Priorities and Policies; 8. Apartheid and the Politics of AIDS
Summary: An estimated 17 million people are infected with HIV today, and it is estimated that in Africa alone there will be at least 70 million people infected in the next 25 years. This global pandemic has already had a profound impact economically and socially in terms of expensive research, care centers, and immeasurable loss of many of the world's most talented people. Sexual relations, health care of non-infected individuals, family relations, and other social institutions have been significantly marked by this elusive and to date life-threatening phenomenon. Topics range from breastfeeding to con.
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Chiefly previously unpublished papers presented at the Mar. 1991 Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting in Charleston, S.C., and at the Nov. 1990 American Anthropological Association Meeting in New Orleans, La.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

An estimated 17 million people are infected with HIV today, and it is estimated that in Africa alone there will be at least 70 million people infected in the next 25 years. This global pandemic has already had a profound impact economically and socially in terms of expensive research, care centers, and immeasurable loss of many of the world's most talented people. Sexual relations, health care of non-infected individuals, family relations, and other social institutions have been significantly marked by this elusive and to date life-threatening phenomenon. Topics range from breastfeeding to con.

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PREFACE; 1. Introduction; 2. Behind the Wall of China: AIDS Profile, AIDS Policy; 3. Public Policy, Political Activism, and AIDS in Brazil; 4. The Response of Nongovernmental Organizations in Latin America to HIV Infection and AIDS: A Vehicle for Grasping the Contribution NGOs Make to Health and Development; 5. HIV, Immigration Policy, and Latinos/as: Public Health Safety versus Hidden Agendas; 6. Culture, Sexual Behavior, and Attitudes toward Condom Use among Baganda Women; 7. AIDS in Ghana: Priorities and Policies; 8. Apartheid and the Politics of AIDS

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