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Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Low and Middle Income Countries

Epidemiology, Prevention and Care

  • David D. Celentano
  • Chris Beyrer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nalini Tarakeshwar, Seth C. Kalichman, Leickness C. Simbayi, Kathleen J. Sikkema
      Pages 19-40
    3. Christopher J. Hoffmann, Lisa A. Mills, Joel E. Gallant
      Pages 41-69
    4. Ruanne V. Barnabas, Ann C. Duerr, Judith N. Wasserheit
      Pages 85-114
    5. Ian McGowan
      Pages 115-133
    6. Jane Galvão, Paulo Roberto Teixeira, Marco Vitória, Mauro Schechter
      Pages 135-150
    7. Emily Bass, Gregg Gonsalves, Milly Katana
      Pages 151-170
  3. Sub-Saharan Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis, David D. Celentano
      Pages 187-194
    3. Marie Laga, Richard Matendo, Ann Buvé
      Pages 195-215
    4. William Blattner, Patrick Dakum, Babatunde Osotimehin, Abdulsalam Nasidi, Alash’le Abimiku
      Pages 217-251
    5. Helen A. Weiss, Corinne Merle, David Serwadda, Saidi H. Kapiga
      Pages 253-288
    6. James Alasdair McIntyre, Guy de Bruyn, Glenda Elisabeth Gray
      Pages 289-330
    7. Nicole Simmons, Yigeremu Abebe-Asemere, Achamyelesh Kifle Debela, Dawit Wolday
      Pages 331-364
  4. South and Southeast Asia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-365
    2. David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis
      Pages 367-373
    3. Zunyou Wu, Sheena G. Sullivan, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Li Li, Roger Detels
      Pages 375-400
    4. Suwat Chariyalertsak, Apinun Aramrattana, David D. Celentano
      Pages 401-432
    5. Chris Beyrer, Voravit Suwanvanichkij, Nicole Franck Masenior, Thaung Htun
      Pages 433-455
    6. Vu Minh Quan, Nguyen Tran Hien, Vivian F. Go
      Pages 457-479
    7. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Karina Razali
      Pages 481-500
  5. Eastern Europe & Central Asia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 524-524
    2. Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis, David D. Celentano
      Pages 525-530
    3. Anjali Sharma, Dmitry Lioznov, Jack A. DeHovitz
      Pages 531-555
    4. Daniel Wolfe, Richard Elovich, Azizbek Boltaev, Dilshod Pulatov
      Pages 557-581
  6. Latin American and Caribbean

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 600-600
    2. David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer, Wendy W. Davis, Carlos del Rio
      Pages 603-610
    3. Kelika Konda, Carlos F. Cáceres, Thomas J. Coates
      Pages 611-628
    4. Francisco I. Pinkusfeld M. Bastos, Amy Nunn, Mariana A. Hacker, Mônica Malta, Célia L. Szwarcwald
      Pages 629-654
    5. Deanna Kerrigan, Clare Barrington, Luis Moreno Montalvo
      Pages 655-670
    6. Serena Koenig, Fernet Leandre, Dan Fitzgerald, Paul Farmer, Joia Mukherjee, Warren Johnson et al.
      Pages 671-695
    7. David D. Celentano, Wendy W. Davis, Chris Beyrer
      Pages 697-705
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 707-754

About this book

Introduction

Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Low and Middle Income Countries

Epidemiology, Prevention, and Care

Edited by David D. Celentano and Chris Beyrer, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Over the last 25 years, HIV/AIDS has become the world's leading public health concern and an important human rights issue. More than 33 million people are currently infected—and the severest burden of the disease is on the nations with the fewest resources to counter it. Partnerships between high income and low and middle income countries, local and global struggles over prevention, care, and research priorities, and widespread community activism are shaping the public health picture on a global scale.

Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Low and Middle Income Countries brings a comprehensive world context to the pandemic, tracking epidemiological trends, correcting misperceptions, and examining the impact of local, government, and international responses in countries as disparate as Brazil, Nigeria, the Russian Federation, and India. A top panel of local and regional experts offers the latest data on infection rates, details on risk-reduction and care programs, analysis of evolving social attitudes regarding HIV, and prospects for new initiatives in prevention and treatment.

Key features of the book:

  • A region-by-region guide to the state of the epidemic and its impact on societies, comparing responses and success rates across affected countries.
  • Separate chapters reviewing epidemiology, treatment, prevention, and advocacy in specific countries and regions within Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Central Asia/Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
  • Global Fund, PEPFAR, and a host of other responses: coverage of the basic package and "scale-up" in HIV/AIDS care.
  • Overview of obstacles to access to care and prevention, and the rise of community groups and activist movements to meet these challenges.
  • Reports on the current status of antiretroviral therapies, vaccine research, and microbicide development.

Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Low- and Middle-Income Countries is the primer for researchers, practitioners, specialists, and students in HIV/AIDS, global health, and public health and policy. This mission-defining volume needs to be read by all those working to eradicate this devastating epidemic.

 

Keywords

AIDS AIDS epidemics AIDS prevention HIV HIV prevention HIV/AIDS Malaria Prevention Public Health developing countries disease prevention epidemiology primary prevention third world vaccine

Editors and affiliations

  • David D. Celentano
    • 1
  • Chris Beyrer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EpidemiologyJohns Hopkins University School of Public HealthBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-72711-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-72710-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-72711-0
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