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eBook Gender and HIV/AIDS: Critical Perspectives from the Developing World (Global Health) ePub

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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
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Official aid and the influence of international agencies encouraged these policies.

The global perspective provided through themes and authors is a very useful contribution to the literature. Lourdes Benería, Cornell University, USA 'Standard economics has a narrow and distorted vision of what "the economy" is, and how it works. Official aid and the influence of international agencies encouraged these policies.

Gender issues are central to the causes and impact of the ongoing AIDS .

Gender issues are central to the causes and impact of the ongoing AIDS epidemic. Books in the series encompass a variety of areas, including global health and the politics of governance, poverty and insecurity, gender and health and the implications of global pandemics. Learn mor. ubject Categories. They address questions related to gender and sexuality, how women and men live the epidemic differently and how such differences lead to different outcomes.

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Gender and sexuality: Emerging perspectives from the heterosexual epidemic in South Africa and implications for HIV risk and prevention

Briefing prepared for Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. Gender and sexuality: Emerging perspectives from the heterosexual epidemic in South Africa and implications for HIV risk and prevention. Journal of the I nternational AID S Society 13:6, doi:10. 1186/1756–2652-13–6Google Scholar. Kalinda, T. and Tembo, R. 2010.

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For all these reasons, HIV/AIDS serves as a report card on current global health . Responding to HIV/AIDS: lessons from the past 20 years

For all these reasons, HIV/AIDS serves as a report card on current global health status: rising incidence and a growing death toll are rebukes to optimism. It is vital that the global health community makes a bold effort against HIV/AIDS, guided by a commitment to equity in prevention and care. Responding to HIV/AIDS: lessons from the past 20 years. The first two decades of HIV have disclosed a great deal about how best to prevent and at-tenuate HIV-related suffering. That it took 15 years to develop effective antiretroviral therapy for AIDS is regarded as a success by some; for the tens of millions who have died of AIDS, any victory has come too late.

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This book addresses questions related to gender and sexuality, how women and men live the epidemic differently and how such differences lead to different outcomes.

Global information and education on HIV and AIDS. HIV continues to be a major global public health issue. If the world is to be on track to end AIDS by 2030, there must be adequate and predictable financing for development

Global information and education on HIV and AIDS. In 2018 an estimated 3. million people were living with HIV (including . million children), with a global HIV prevalence of . % among adults. Around 21% of these same people do not know that they have the virus. If the world is to be on track to end AIDS by 2030, there must be adequate and predictable financing for development. Ending AIDS is a life-saving investment that pays for itself many times over.

Swaziland, Lesotho, and Botswana are the countries with the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS worldwide. Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a virus that weakens the human immune system, sometimes leading to AIDS. If detected early, HIV can be managed to prevent it from progressing to the final stage of AIDS. HIV attacks CD4 cells exposing the infected person to opportunistic infections. Proper diagnosis, treatment, and medical care are essential factors to effective management and control of AIDS which has no permanent cure

Gender issues are central to the causes and impact of the ongoing AIDS epidemic. The editors bring together cutting edge contemporary scholarship on gender and AIDS in one volume. They address questions related to gender and sexuality, how women and men live the epidemic differently and how such differences lead to different outcomes. The volume joins research on Africa, Asia and Latin America and illustrates how the epidemic has different gendered characteristics, causes and consequences in different regions. Collectively, the chapters demonstrate the fundamental ways that gender influences the spread of the disease, its impact and the success of prevention efforts. This scholarly, interdisciplinary volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the themes and issues of gender, AIDS and global public health and informs students, policy makers and practitioners of the complexity of the gendered nature of AIDS.