AIDS in Asia : the challenge ahead /

AIDS poses an unprecedented health and developmental threat the world over including Asia. Ever since it emerged in the early 1980s, it has been spreading rapidly across continents and devastating millions of lives. In the process it has stretched the health-care systems and wrecked the economies an...

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Other Authors: Narain, Jai P.
Format: eBook
Published: New Delhi : New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks [Calif.] : World Health Organization ; Sage Publications, 2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • AIDS in Asia : the epidemic profile and lessons learnt so far / Jai P. Narain
  • The economic and security dimensions of HIV/AIDS in Asia / Jette Nielse and Bjorn Melgaard
  • The pandemic of HIV infection : lessons from Africa / Ahmed S. Latif
  • The 100 per cent condom use programme : a success story / Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn
  • Management and control of sexually-transmitted infections and their implications for AIDS control in South-east Asia / Heiner Grosskurth and Gurumurthy Rangaiyan
  • The "3 by 5" initiative : challenges and opportunities for Asia / Jai P. Narain and Charles F. Gilks
  • Drug-related HIV in South and South-east Asia / Swarup Sarkar, Anindya Chatterjee and Anne Bergenstrom
  • HIV/AIDS and sexually-transmitted infections in Thailand : lessons learned and challenges ahead / Anupong Chitwarakorn
  • HIV/AIDS in India : problem and response / Mohammed Shaukat and Salil Panakadan
  • The China HIV/AIDS epidemic and current response / Shen Jie, Liu Kangmai, Han Mengjie and Zhang Fujie
  • The AIDS situation in Nepal / B.K. Suvedi
  • HIV/AIDS in Sri Lanka : problem and the response / Iyanthi Abeyewickreme
  • Response in a post-conflict setting : HIV and vulnerability in Afghanistan / Anne Bergenstrom and Naqibullah Safi
  • Prevention of transfusion transmissible HIV in Myanmar / Myint Zaw
  • Occurrence and management of opportunistic infections associated with HIV/AIDS in Asia / Subhash K. Hira
  • The challenge of HIV/TB in Asia / Jai P. Narain
  • Antiretroviral treatment in resource-limited settings / Emanuele Pontali, Basil Vareldzis, Jos Perriens, and Jai P. Narain
  • Enhancing access to ARV in the developing countries / Ranjit Roy Chaudhury
  • Developing a national antiretroviral programme for people with HIV/AIDS : experience of Thailand / Sombat Thanprasertsuk, Cheewanan Lertpiriyasuwat and Sanchai Chasombat
  • Social and cultural dimensions of HIV/AIDS / Waranya Teokul
  • Ngos in Asia : key partners in the fight against AIDS / Teresita Marie P. Bagasao
  • Current issues in HIV vaccine development / Jose Esparza and Saladin Osmanov
  • HIV vaccine development in Asia / Jean-Louis Excler.