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The AIDS Pandemic : Searching for a Global Response

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Michael Merson, Stephen Inrig. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This ambitious book provides a comprehensive history of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Programme on AIDS (GPA), using it as a unique lens to trace the global response to the AIDS pandemic. The authors describe how WHO came initially to assume leadership of the global response, relate the strategies and approaches WHO employed over the years, and expound on the factors that led to the Programme's demise and subsequent formation of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAID…
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Merson, Michael
Other Authors
Inrig, Stephen
Responsibility
Michael Merson, Stephen Inrig
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 445 p.) : 20 illus
ISBN
9783319471334
9783319471327 (print ed.)
9783319471341 (print ed.)
9783319484310 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - prevention & control
Global Health
Pandemics - prevention & control
Program Evaluation
Other Subjects
World Health Organization
Specialty
Global Health
History of Medicine
Infectious Disease Medicine
Abstract
This ambitious book provides a comprehensive history of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Programme on AIDS (GPA), using it as a unique lens to trace the global response to the AIDS pandemic. The authors describe how WHO came initially to assume leadership of the global response, relate the strategies and approaches WHO employed over the years, and expound on the factors that led to the Programme's demise and subsequent formation of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The authors examine the global impact of this momentous transition, portray the current status of the global response to AIDS, and explore the precarious situation that WHO finds itself in today as a lead United Nations agency in global health. Several aspects of the global response—the strategies adopted, the roads taken and not taken, and the lessons learned—can provide helpful guidance to the global health community as it continues tackling the AIDS pandemic and confronts future global pandemics. Included in the coverage: The response before the global response Building and coordinating a multi-sectoral response Containing the global spread of HIV Addressing stigma, discrimination, and human rights Rethinking global AIDS governance UNAIDS: finding its place in congested waters The AIDS Pandemic will find an engaged audience among policymakers, students, faculty, journalists, researchers, and other health professionals working and interested in global health, public health, the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS, global pandemics, the history of medicine, and global health policy. It will also interest those involved in international relations, international development, global affairs and governance, the United Nations, and NGOs.
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Global Mobilization in a Pandemic -- 1. The Response Before the Global Response -- 2. The Launch of the Control Programme on AIDS -- 3. Creating a Global Response -- 4. Assuming Global Leadership -- 5. Building and Coordinating a Multisectoral Response -- 6. Health, Human Rights, and the Global Programme on AIDS -- 7. The Resignation of Jonathan Mann -- Part II. From Mobilization to Managing in a Pandemic -- 8. The Transition -- 9. Enhancing Program Delivery -- 10. Containing the Global Spread of HIV -- 11. Supporting Research -- 12. Addressing Stigma, Discrimination, and Human Rights -- 13. Challenges and Criticisms -- 14. Growing Tensions Among United Nations Agencies -- Part III. Seeking Global Coordination in a Pandemic -- 15. Rethinking Global AIDS Governance -- 16. End of the Global Programme on AIDS and the Launch of UNAIDS -- 17. UNAIDS: Trying to Gain Traction -- 18. UNAIDS: Finding its Place in Congested Waters -- Part IV. Lessons Learned and the Future of the Global Response -- 19. Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Background on the Formation and Structure of the World Health Organization -- Appendix 2. Structure of the United Nations -- Appendix 3. Interviews -- Appendix 4. Establishment of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Timeline -- Appendix 5. World Health Organization 1993 Study of a Joint and co-sponsored United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS: Synopsis of Options at Global Level -- Appendix 6. World Health Organization 1993 Study of a Joint and co-sponsored United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS: Synopsis of Options at Country Level -- Appendix 7. United Nations Economic and Social Council Resolution 1994/24 on Joint and co-sponsored Programme on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- Appendix 8. UNAIDS Technical Support Division of Labor, Summary and Rationale 2005: Division of Responsibility Among UNAIDS co-sponsors -- Glossary of terms.
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HIV/AIDS in China : Beyond the Numbers

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Zunyou Wu, editor. --Singapore: Springer , 2017.
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This book presents the history of HIV/AIDS in China, which over the last three decades has been a gripping tale of exclusion and fear, and then, by turns, of involuntary tragedy, cautious experimentation and finally vigorous response. It discusses the occurrence, development and epidemic studies and also introduces China's policies and measures to conquer this epidemic, offering readers valuable insights into China's approach to prevention in this field. Dr. Zunyou Wu is the Director of the Nat…
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Wu, Zunyou
Responsibility
Zunyou Wu, editor
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 137 pages) : 14 illus., 13 illus. in color
Series Vol.
1
Series Title
Public health in China
ISBN
9789811037467
9789811037450 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology
Disease Outbreaks - history
Disease Outbreaks - prevention & control
HIV infections - epidemiology
Health Policy
Public Health Practice - China
Other Subjects
China
Abstract
This book presents the history of HIV/AIDS in China, which over the last three decades has been a gripping tale of exclusion and fear, and then, by turns, of involuntary tragedy, cautious experimentation and finally vigorous response. It discusses the occurrence, development and epidemic studies and also introduces China's policies and measures to conquer this epidemic, offering readers valuable insights into China's approach to prevention in this field. Dr. Zunyou Wu is the Director of the National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control, Beijing, China.
Contents
1. AIDS Comes to China -- 2. Selling Blood Spreads HIV -- 3. The AIDS Warriors -- 4. AIDS Policy: China’s Tipping Point -- 5. Finding Those at Risk, China’s Way -- 6. Fulfilling a Promise: Universal Care -- 7. China Takes Charge of a Changing Epidemic -- 8. HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in China: A Persistent Puzzle -- 9. Building on the Past, Facing the Future -- 10. HIV in China: 30 Years in Numbers.
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HIV/AIDS in China : Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment

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Zunyou Wu, Yu Wang, Roger Detels, Marc Bulterys, Jennifer M. McGoogan, editors. --Singapore: Springer , c2020.
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With HIV becoming the leading cause of infectious-disease mortality in Mainland China, this book focuses on tackling HIV/AIDS in the face of rapid political and economic change in China. Featuring contributions by over a dozen leading figures in the field, this book is the go-to text for any student or reader interested in how national and international organizations’ are attempting to control this epidemic. The book includes chapters on the epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of HIV, as we…
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Wu, Zunyou
Wang, Yu
Detels, Roger
Bulterys, Marc
McGoogan, Jennifer M.
Responsibility
Zunyou Wu, Yu Wang, Roger Detels, Marc Bulterys, Jennifer M. McGoogan, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 685 p.) : 104 illus., 102 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811385186
9789811385179 (Print ed.)
9789811385193 (Print ed.)
9789811385209 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - drug therapy
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - prevention & control
HIV Infections - drug therapy
HIV Infections - epidemiology
HIV Infections - prevention & control
Health Policy
Other Subjects
China - epidemiology
Specialty
Communicable Disease Control
Abstract
With HIV becoming the leading cause of infectious-disease mortality in Mainland China, this book focuses on tackling HIV/AIDS in the face of rapid political and economic change in China. Featuring contributions by over a dozen leading figures in the field, this book is the go-to text for any student or reader interested in how national and international organizations’ are attempting to control this epidemic. The book includes chapters on the epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of HIV, as well as several chapters that discuss in detail specific provincial- and national-level programs to control and treat HIV. It chronicles the Chinese government’s amazing about-face, as it replaced underfunded, non-evidence based policy decisions with successful, science-based approaches to disease control and prevention, including the adoption of once controversial needle-exchange programs and the establishment of a national HIV/AIDS data registry. It measures the success of national policy decisions, the implementation of treatment policies, and discusses the difficulty of accessing high-risk communities, including people who inject drugs, sex workers, and men who have sex with men – groups not easy to reach, study, engage in prevention programs, or treatment, for fear of stigmatization and loss of social status. Further, it documents the spread of HIV to other provinces, and the tragedy that befell repeat plasma donors in Henan and other poor provinces, where reused or improperly sterilized lab equipment caused some villages to have epidemic-level incidence rates. This book represents a positive contribution to the field of AIDS research, making vital, new information available to an interested readership.
Contents
Part I. Epidemiology -- 1. Evolution of HIV/AIDS Epidemics in China -- 2. The National HIV Surveillance Program -- 3. Controlling Syphilis and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections -- 4. Common HIV Co-infections in China: HBV, HCV, and TB -- 5. HIV Laboratory Network and Quality Assurance System -- Part II. Prevention -- 6. Protecting Blood Supplies -- 7. Prevention of Heterosexual Transmission of HIV -- 8. Preventing HIV Transmission Among Men Who Have Sex with Men -- 9. The National Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program -- 10. National Needle and Syringe Exchange Program -- 11. HIV Education: Raising Awareness and Increasing Knowledge -- 12. The Revolution of HIV Testing -- Part III. Treatment -- 13. Strategy to Achieve Full Coverage in the National Free Antiretroviral Therapy Program -- 14. Treatment of Children Living with HIV in China -- 15. Protecting the Children of HIV-Infected Mothers -- 16. Preventing HIV Occupational Exposure -- Part IV. Environment and Infrastructure -- 17. Political, Economic, and Social Change -- 18. Evolution of HIV/AIDS Policy -- 19. Ethics of the HIV/AIDS Response -- 20. International Cooperation Projects and the HIV/AIDS Response -- 21. The US CDC Global AIDS Program in China -- 22. Civil Society Involvement in National HIV/AIDS Programs -- 23. Quantitative Performance Monitoring of China’s HIV Response -- 24. The Comprehensive Response Information Management System -- 25. China’s Comprehensive AIDS Response (China CARES) -- 26. National HIV/AIDS Case Management -- 27. Building Capacity for Scaling Up HIV/AIDS Programs -- 28. HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in China -- Part V. Key Response Areas -- 29. The HIV Epidemics and Responses in Yunnan -- 30. HIV/AIDS in Henan Province -- 31. HIV Epidemiology and Control in Guangxi (1986–2017) -- 32. HIV/AIDS in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region -- 33. Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Programs in Sichuan -- 34. Guangdong Province: Trade Liberalization and HIV -- 35. Challenges and Future Directions.
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Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Low and Middle Income Countries : Epidemiology, Prevention and Care

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edited by David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Celentano, David D
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Beyrer, Chris
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edited by David D. Celentano, Chris Beyrer
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9780387727110
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - prevention & control
HIV infections - epidemiology
HIV Infections - prevention & control
Public Health
Developing Countries
Socioeconomic Factors
Subjects (LCSH)
AIDS
Public health
Epidemiology
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Women, children, and HIV/AIDS

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Felissa L. Cohen [and] Jerry D. Durham, editors. --New York, NY: Springer Publishing Corp , 1993.
Call Number
WC 503 W87 1993
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WC 503 W87 1993
Author
Cohen, Felissa L.
Responsibility
Felissa L. Cohen [and] Jerry D. Durham, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer Publishing Corp
Date of Publication
1993
Physical Description
312 p.
ISBN
826178804
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - prevention & control
HIV Infections - epidemiology
HIV Infections - prevention & control
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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1
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