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Download e-book for kindle: AIDS in Asia: The Challenge Continues by Jai P Narain

By Jai P Narain

ISBN-10: 0761932240

ISBN-13: 9780761932246

AIDS poses an remarkable future health and developmental danger across the world together with Asia. Ever because it emerged within the early Eighties, it's been spreading speedily throughout continents and devastating thousands of lives. within the procedure it has stretched the health-care platforms and wrecked the economies and social cloth of many societies. constructing international locations, together with these in Asia—which has the second one maximum variety of humans residing with HIV/AIDS—are the main heavily affected. In Asian international locations, the matter is compounded via the shortcoming of knowledge, poverty, and insufficient cash and infrastructure.

This vital and finished quantity makes a speciality of the epidemiological and programmatic elements of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia. The individuals talk about the dynamics and determinants of HIV and canopy quite a lot of pertinent subject matters relating to prevention, care and remedy. those include:

- The healthiness, fiscal, socio-cultural and safeguard dimensions of HIV/AIDS

- luck tales in HIV prevention and care together with a hundred% condom programme

- Antiretroviral remedy and the “3 by means of five” initiative

- administration of HIV and sexually-transmitted infections

- Drug-related HIV

- HIV vaccine development

- The function of NGOs

- Country-specific HIV reports

The members spotlight the teachings realized in Asia in responding to the problem posed by way of HIV and the good fortune accomplished through many nations. as well as HIV prevention, facilitating entry to care—including antiretroviral treatment—despite the various difficulties is now a question of the most important value. Scaling up of cutting edge ways confirmed powerful somewhere else is usually a question of serious urgency.

This quantity can be worthwhile for all these engaged in scuffling with HIV in the course of the global. particularly, it is going to be of vast use to all these fascinated about HIV/AIDS keep watch over programmes, public overall healthiness execs, wellbeing and fitness care employees, coverage makers, wellbeing and fitness directors, as additionally foreign organizations and NGOs and community-based agencies.

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