HIV/AIDS and Human Development in Africa (Special Report Series)
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Published by World Vision Intl .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12182388M
ISBN 101887983317
ISBN 109781887983310

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  HIV and AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology is a collection that seeks to further our understanding of AIDS by shifting the predominant understandings generated by biomedical and epidemiological research.. Brings together international contributorsincluding often overlooked African scholars and activistsfrom across the social sciences to examine HIV and AIDS from angles 5/5(1). Get this from a library! HIV/AIDS and human development in sub-Saharan Africa: impact mitigation through agricultural interventions: an overview and annotated bibliography. [Tanja R Muller; African Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment Programme.] -- Part of the "AWLAE" series on HIV/AIDS and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa, this book focuses on the epidemic as a challenge to human. Modern African StudiesThis book breaks new ground in its approach to HIV/AIDS by addressing issues directly relevant to prevention planning. Douglas Webb traces the complex relations between the Reviews: 1. HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa display an enormous range of expertise and insights across a whole range of fields, including epide- miology, public health, economics, security needs, policy, .

Today, the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa has prompted many of the affected countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing its impact on their armed forces, police, and prisons. This volume. This open access book introduces the theoretical frameworks and academic debates concerning sexual cultural practices and HIV/AIDS in Africa. It shows how these frameworks have been applied in a practical sense in Africa to investigate sexual cultural practices and their link with HIV/AIDS. In 28, Stephanie Nolen, the Globe and Mail’s Africa Bureau Chief, puts a human face to the crisis created by HIV-AIDS in Africa. She has achieved, in this amazi From one of our most widely read, award-winning journalists – comes the powerful, unputdownable story of the very human cost of a global pandemic of staggering scope and scale/5(). HIV/AIDS was first identified in the early ’s. Since then the number of people infected with HIV has increased rapidly throughout the world. HIV/AIDS has become the most widely talked about condition in history. However, each day more and more people are becoming infected. We do not use what we know is .

  HIV/AIDS is affecting the global human development of African countries through its devastating impact on health and demographic indicators such as . HIV/AIDS. Marginalized groups and the poor are also faced with barriers to accessing services and resources; as a consequence they are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. In this way, HIV/AIDS can deepen social divisions as it feeds off of gender inequality, discrimination, and human rights abuses.   The sixty-sixth session of the Regional Committee endorsed the document “HIV/AIDS: Framework for action in the WHO African Region –”. The framework is designed to guide Member States in implementing the Global health sector strategy on HIV, – HIV/AIDS and human development issues based on a review of over 20 National Human Development Reports (NHDRs). The paper explores the linkages between HIV/AIDS and human development, and offers a theoreti-cal background and practical guidance to assist NHDR Teams and UNDP Country Offices in the challenge of addressing HIV/AIDS within the frame-.