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AIDS in developing countries / Noël Merino, book editor.

Merino, Noël. (Added Author).
Book Book


Location: Fennell STACKS RA643.86 .D44 A338 2010
Barcode: 30731101086928
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737746716
  • ISBN: 0737746718
  • ISBN: 9780737746723 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737746726 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 114 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-106) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The global AIDS epidemic is the worst in sub-Saharan Africa / Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) -- Global AIDS and HIV figures has been exaggerated / Michael Fumento -- The AIDS epidemic is past its peak, even in Africa / Margaret Wente -- Treatment for HIV and AIDS in developing countries involves challenges / AVERT -- Women and children in sub-Saharan Africa suffer greatly from AIDS / Peter Gyves -- There are much bigger health concerns in developing countries than AIDS / Daniel Halperin -- The fight against AIDS could be won with more government money / Steve Maich -- Charity, not more government money, should fund the fight against AIDS / Jim DeMint -- Money should be spent on testing and drugs, not an AIDS vaccine / Homayoon Khanlou, Michael Weinstein and Lori Yeghiayan -- A vaccine is a critical tool to fighting AIDS worldwide / Mark Mulligan ... [et al.] -- The AIDS epidemic can be controlled while pursuing a vaccine / William Haseltine -- Strategies to prevent AIDS should emphasize abstinence / Edward C. Green -- Strategies to prevent AIDs should not emphasize abstinence / Geraldine Sealey.
Summary, etc.:
Presents essays offering various viewpoints on the crisis of AIDS in developing countries, providing critical information to form an educated opinion.
Subject: AIDS (Disease) > Developing countries.