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AIDS in Asia a continent in peril by Susan S Hunter

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • AIDS (Disease) -- Asia

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-283) and index

StatementSusan S. Hunter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A78 H86 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18172757M
ISBN 101403967741
LC Control Number2004053467

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A work by health care experts and skilled professionals, this well-researched compilation addresses the killer disease of AIDS, its unprecedented health and development threat in Asia and studies how the region has responded to this epidemic in the last three decades. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: London: Current Science, Description: ii, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. AIDS in Asia: The MAP Report Executive Summary Recent steep rises in HIV infection among drug injectors have been followed by a rise in HIV among sex workers in parts of China, Indonesia and Vietnam (Source: National surveillance reports) The Asia-Pacific region is home to 60% of the world’s population and to 19% of the men. South Asia: Key HIV and AIDS Statistics 78 The Demographic Impact of HIV and AIDS in Selected South and East Asian Countries 81 South Asia:Welfare Effects of Reduced Life Expectancy, 89 Household Savings by Income Category 95 Access of Orphans to Education, Six Countries

The AIDS picture in South Asia is dominated by the epidemic in India. In South and Southeast Asia, the HIV epidemic remains largely concentrated in injecting drug users, men who have sex with men, sex workers, and clients of sex workers and their immediate sexual partners.   3. Reducing the Cost of HIV in Asia 71 Chapter Summary 71 AIDS will Remain a Major Cause of Death for Working Age Adults 73 Focused Interventions can be Particularly Effective in Asia 77 Impact of AIDS in Asia is Largely Felt at the Household Level 78 The Human Face of AIDS—Losses, Foregone Opportunities, and Societal Rejection 80File Size: 1MB. HIV and AIDS in Asia and the Pacific. The HIV epidemic in Asia and the Pacific varies throughout the region. For example, new HIV infections in South and South-East Asia are decreasing, whereas in East Asia, they are rising. Across all countries, key affected populations are vulnerable and being left behind. Asia Pacific Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS () ‘Our health, our right: The roles and experiences of PLHIV networks in securing access to generic ARV medicines in Asia’ [pdf] WHO () ‘World Tuberculosis Report ’ [pdf]

First published in , Chris Beyrer’s ground-breaking work War in the Blood provides a vivid and eye-opening account of the HIV epidemic in Southeast Asia, drawing on the author’s extensive experience working and travelling throughout the region. Since its original publication, significant gains have been made in HIV prevention, but the region continues to face profound . Managing HIV/AIDS in the workplace: employers handbook for action / International Labour Office, ILO Subregional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific ; Employers Confederation of the Philippines. - Makati City: ILO, 50 p. ISBN: (print) ISBN: (web pdf). Economic implications of AIDS in Asia. New Delhi, India: HIV/AIDS Regional Project, © (OCoLC) Online version: Economic implications of AIDS in Asia. New Delhi, India: HIV/AIDS Regional Project, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David E Bloom; Joyce V Lyons. HIV and AIDS The USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia’s HIV Program focuses on individuals with the greatest risk of infection such as men who have sex with men and transgender women. Pictured above, workers test samples at a Bangkok HIV clinic.