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The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Eduard J. Beck, Nicholas Mays, Alan W. Whiteside, and José M. Zuniga

Abstract

This book examines how local and global responses to the HIV Pandemic are shaped by the history, culture, institutions, and health system of the countries affected. Country chapters combine health policy experts with HIV specialists, presenting a ‘top down’ health system approach and a ‘bottom up’ HIV-specific perspective. Thematic and analytical chapters provide a global overview and some suggestions for solutions. Increasingly, those involved are being forced to think differently about how services are financed, how resources are allocated, how systems are structured and organised, how servi ... More

Keywords: local responses, global responses, health system, HIV pandemic, top down approach, bottom up perspective

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199237401
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eduard J. Beck, editor
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, McGill University, Canada

Nicholas Mays, editor
Professor of Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Alan W. Whiteside, editor
Professor and Director, Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Contents

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Section I The Pandemic

Section II Prevention, Treatment and Care: Advances in Knowledge

Section III Country Responses

Section IV Global and National Responses

Section V Strengthening the Response

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