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by Alan Whiteside,Nana Poku

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140392063X
Author:
Alan Whiteside,Nana Poku
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Palgrave Macmillan (December 9, 2003)
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From a broad engagement with the global health system, the volume focuses on arguably the most pressing public health issue of modern times - the effective global governance of HIV/AIDS

From a broad engagement with the global health system, the volume focuses on arguably the most pressing public health issue of modern times - the effective global governance of HIV/AIDS. The underlying objective is to help generate a timely debate and understanding of the impact of globalization on health and the plight of the vulnerable. Show all. About the authors.

Article in Third World Quarterly 23 · January 2003 with 19 Reads. How we measure 'reads'. HIV/AIDS is exceptional in its geographical spread and socio-economic and demographic impacts: very different from more familiar African diseases such as malaria.

Автор: Alan Whiteside; Nana Poku Название: Global Health and .

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Although most people are aware of the continuing spread of HIV/AIDS, the actual statistics make for grim reading - particularly for those who don't live in. .International relations. Related books and articles.

Although most people are aware of the continuing spread of HIV/AIDS, the actual statistics make for grim reading - particularly for those who don't live in the western world. In Botswana, for instance, 36% of adults have HIV/AIDS - with women particularly at risk.

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, varies in prevalence from nation to nation. Listed here are the prevalence rates among adults in various countries, based on data from various sources, largely the CIA World Factbook

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, varies in prevalence from nation to nation. Listed here are the prevalence rates among adults in various countries, based on data from various sources, largely the CIA World Factbook. As of 2015, it is estimated that there are 3. million people worldwide infected with HIV. The HIV pandemic is most severe in Southern Africa. Over 10% of all people infected with HIV/AIDS reside within the region.

Across the developing world, HIV/AIDS is slowly killing adults in their most .

Across the developing world, HIV/AIDS is slowly killing adults in their most productive years, hollowing out state structures, deepening poverty and raising profound questions that touch on the organization of all aspects of social, economic and political life. With the epidemic showing scant signs of slowing down, this innovative volume assesses how HIV/AIDS affects governance and, conversely, how governance affects the course of the epidemic.

Global health and governance by Nana Poku, Alan Whiteside, March 4, 2004, Palgrave . Together, let's build an Open Library for the World.

Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. Global Health and Governance. AIDS and Governance Nana Poku,Alan Whiteside,Bjorg Sandkjaer Sınırlı önizleme - 2007.

AIDS-related deaths have been reduced by more than 56% since the peak in 2004. More than one third (35%) of women around the world have experienced physical and/or sexual violence at some time in their lives. In 2018, around 770 000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses worldwide, compared to . million in 2004 and . million in 2010. In some regions, women who have experienced physical or sexual intimate partner violence are . times more likely to acquire HIV than women who have not experienced such violence.

This volume brings together a collection of essays from researchers engaged in, or concerned with, the politics of global health. It addresses the power relations which drive global health strategies, frustrate the possibility of effective engagement and operate to relegate billions of people to a vulnerable and bleak future. From a broad engagement with the global health system, the volume focuses on arguably the most pressing public health issue of modern times - the effective global governance of HIV/AIDS. The underlying objective is to help generate a timely debate and understanding of the impact of globalization on health and the plight of the vulnerable.