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HIV/AIDS in South Africa

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS: social aspects,
  • HIV / AIDS,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Southern Africa,
  • AIDS & HIV,
  • Medical / Infectious Diseases,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSalim Karim (Editor), Quarraisha Karim (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7748745M
    ISBN 100521616298
    ISBN 109780521616294

    Medical Book HIV/AIDS in South Africa This definitive text covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics. It has been written by a highly respected team of South African HIV/AIDS experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region. “Mark Hunter's work is an important contribution to the historical and anthropological literature on the South African HIV/AIDS epidemic and should be considered required reading for scholars and graduate students interested in the social, cultural, and economic dynamics of post-apartheid South Africa.

    HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa is as much about identity construction as it is about HIV/AIDS. The authors recognise the interrelatedness of sex, sexuality, identity and HIV/AIDS in the shaping of individual and collective identities and have thus gone beyond merely asking questions about what people Edition: 1st Edition. HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. AIDS rates vary dramatically with the concentration in Southern Africa. Although the continent is home to about percent of the world's population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already died.

    Life Expectancy in South Africa and HIV/AIDS Words | 3 Pages. of time (OECD, ). According to World Health Organization the average Life expectancy in the world was 70 in , varying from 80 to 60 with developed countries such as Japan at the peak with 80 whereas developing countries like Uganda and South Africa are at close to the bottom with 43 and 63 respectively (WHO, ). to teach epidemiology in South Africa as well as a book on hiv/aids in South Africa. He is Chair of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group for Reproductive Health at the World Health Organisation and a Member of the who Expert Advisory Panel on Sexually Transmitted Infections and hiv. He is a Steering Committee member of the Gate’s.


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It has been written by a highly-respected team of southern African HIV experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region.

The book comprises eight sections, the first of which covers the numbers behind the epidemic, both Reviews: 1.

The rate of people who live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa is very high, over 7 million people live with HIV/AIDS. However, the majority of them live a healthy life because the government is providing treatment for them. What is HIV/AIDS. HIV – Human Immunodeficiency virus AIDS – is a collection of diseases that is acquired from HIV once the immune system is no longer able to protect.

the “empirical” (i.e., estimated) HIV/AIDS statistics for all of Africa. In doing so, HIV/AIDS in South Africa – The Facts and the Fiction places the South African HIV/AIDS statistics into an appropriate epidemiological context relative to HIV/AIDS reporting in the.

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It has been written by a highly respected team of South African HIV/AIDS experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region. Nowhere in the world is the AIDS epidemic been more devastating than the continent of Africa. For South Africa, political turmoil and a long history of government denial fueled an epidemic that had reached disastrous proportions by the late s and early s.

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Approximately million people worldwide are living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Almost 20 percent of South Africa’s adult population (aged fifteen to forty-nine) is HIV-positive, and about one in every five people living with HIV worldwide is in South Africa.

The pandemic, and the political controversies it elicited, have come to define both local and global Author: Rebecca Hodes. HIV/AIDS in South Africa: The Facts and the Fiction was recently awarded the Will Solimene Awards for Excellence in Medical Communication - an award which recognizes outstanding achievement in medical, biomedical and health communications published in the prior two years - 5/5.

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South Africa experienced one of the fastest growing hiv epidemics in the world and is currently the country with the largest number of people living with hiv, contributing to. Product Information. This collection of essays by some of South Africa's foremost HIV/AIDS writers, doctors, and activists takes readers down the rabbit hole of AIDS denialism when thousands of people died unnecessarily as their treatment became the subject of intellectual debate by politicians.

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