AIDS in Africa

  • Max Essex
  • Souleymane Mboup
  • Phyllis J. Kanki
  • Richard G. Marlink
  • Sheila D. Tlou
  • Molly Holme

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Max Essex, Souleymane Mboup
    Pages 1-10
  3. Monty Montano, Carolyn Williamson
    Pages 11-34
  4. Lynn S. Zijenah, David A. Katzenstein
    Pages 34-52
  5. Cheryl A. Winkler, Stephen J. O’Brien
    Pages 52-73
  6. Phyllis J. Kanki, Jean-Louis Sankalé, Souleymane Mboup
    Pages 74-103
  7. Ousmane M. Diop, Aïssatou Guèye, Ahidjo Ayouba, Eric Nerrienet, Sylvie Corbet, Philippe Mauclère et al.
    Pages 104-120
  8. Aissatou Guèye-Ndiaye
    Pages 121-138
  9. Boris Renjifo
    Pages 138-157
  10. Francis R. Barin, Coumba Toure-Kane, Jean-Christophe Plantier, Martine Peeters
    Pages 158-173
  11. Phyllis J. Kanki, Indu Mani
    Pages 173-185
  12. Gunnel Biberfeld, Eligius Lyamuya
    Pages 185-199
  13. Peter Piot, Michael Bartos
    Pages 200-217
  14. Sibylle Kristensen, Moses Sinkala, Sten H. Vermund
    Pages 217-230
  15. Saidi H. Kapiga, Iain W. Aitken
    Pages 231-250
  16. Anne Willoughby
    Pages 251-263
  17. Boris Renjifo, Max Essex
    Pages 263-281
  18. Karen A. Stanecki, Neff Walker
    Pages 281-296
  19. Churchill Lukwiya Onen
    Pages 297-321
  20. Anthony Amoroso, Charles E. Davis, Robert R. Redfield
    Pages 322-344
  21. Mark A. Wainberg, Bluma G. Brenner
    Pages 345-355
  22. Robert Colebunders, Patrick K. Kayembe, Ann Marie Nelson
    Pages 355-372
  23. Renée Ridzon, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza
    Pages 373-386
  24. Robert Newton, Freddy Sitas, Martin Dedicoat, John L. Ziegler
    Pages 386-404
  25. Sheila D. Tlou
    Pages 405-410
  26. Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Samuel Kalibala, Elly T. Katabira, Zena A. Stein
    Pages 411-418
  27. Annamaria K. Kiure, Gernard I. Msamanga, Wafaie W. Fawzi
    Pages 419-435
  28. Kirthana Ramanathan, Daniel Tarantola, Richard G. Marlink
    Pages 436-457
  29. Chewe Luo, Brian Coulter
    Pages 458-468
  30. Gabriel M. Anabwani, Mark W. Kline
    Pages 469-480
  31. Shahin Lockman, Kenneth McIntosh
    Pages 480-497
  32. Roger L. Shapiro, Saidi H. Kapiga
    Pages 498-506
  33. Eka Esu-Williams, Kelly Blanchard
    Pages 506-513
  34. Poloko Kebaabetswe, Kathleen F. Norr
    Pages 514-526
  35. Elizabeth Marum, Carl H. Campbell, Katawa Msowoya, Augustine Barnaba, Beth Dillon
    Pages 527-538
  36. Sophie Le Coeur, Marc Lallemant
    Pages 539-559
  37. Ruth Nduati, Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha
    Pages 560-570
  38. Elisabeth Bouvet, Anne Laporte, Arnaud Tarantola
    Pages 571-583
  39. Seth Berkley
    Pages 584-594
  40. Tun-Hou Lee, Vlad Novitsky
    Pages 594-611
  41. Peter B. Gilbert, José Esparza
    Pages 612-630
  42. Max Essex, Souleymane Mboup
    Pages 631-640
  43. Sofia Gruskin, Miriam Maluwa
    Pages 641-653
  44. Sheila D. Tlou
    Pages 654-663
  45. Geoff Foster, Stefan Germann
    Pages 664-675
  46. Amar A. Hamoudi, Jeffrey D. Sachs
    Pages 676-694
  47. Keith E. Hansen, Debrework Zewdie
    Pages 695-709
  48. Back Matter
    Pages 711-724

About this book


The way we deal with AIDS in Africa will All of them take account of the local cultural determine Africa’s future. The devastation context. But they all have something else in wrought by HIV/AIDS on the continent is so common; they stem from a political will to acute that it has become one of the main fight AIDS, and a recognition that facing up obstacles to development itself. AIDS to the problem is the first step towards c- threatens to unravel whole societies, com- quering it. I am convinced that, given that munities, and economies. In this way, AIDS will, every society can do the same. is not only taking away Africa’s present—it We have seen a growing understanding is taking away Africa’s future. of the inextricable link between prevention This crisis requires an unprecedented and treatment, and a conviction that tre- response. It requires communities, nations, ment can work even in the poorest societies. and regions, the public and the private sector, We have seen AIDS drugs become more international organizations and nongovern- available and affordable in poor countries, mental groups to come together in concerted, and scientific progress promises simplified coordinated action. Only when all these treatment regimes. Above all, we have seen a forces join in a common effort will we be able growing understanding that the key is poli- to expand our fight against the epidemic to cal commitment to providing treatment, decrease risk, vulnerability, and impact. All backed up by community involvement.


AIDS Epidemiology HIV HIV infection HIV/AIDS cancer prevention

Editors and affiliations

  • Max Essex
    • 1
  • Souleymane Mboup
    • 2
  • Phyllis J. Kanki
    • 3
  • Richard G. Marlink
    • 1
  • Sheila D. Tlou
    • 4
  • Molly Holme
    • 3
  1. 1.Harvard AIDS Institute Mary Woodard Lasker Professor of Health Sciences Harvard UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Laboratory of Bacteriology and Virology CHU Le DantecUniversité Cheikh Anta DiopDakarSenegal
  3. 3.Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases and the Harvard AIDS InstituteHarvard School of Public HealthBostonUSA
  4. 4.Department of Nursing Education University of BotswanaGaboroneBotswana

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