AIDS in Africa- the Social and Policy Impact

Author: Miller, Norman
Year:1989
Pages:350
ISBN:0-88946-187-2
978-0-88946-187-1
Price:249.95
From the editor of the Global AIDS Bulletin, which is published by the African-Caribbean Institute. Noted contributors dispel myths and misconceptions about AIDS in Africa. Excellent resource for policymakers.

Reviews

"Very readable . . ." - Choice

"The editor's purpose is to provide an overview of issues and questions related to the AIDS epidemic in Africa and its social and policy implications. In this regard they have been successful. The volume clearly reflects current trends in medical and social science thinking about AIDS in Africa." - Africa Today

". . . covers a wide range of issues focusing on epidemiology, historical and ecological implications of HIV and AIDS, and issues of management, policy, politics and education. . . . a useful starting point for social scientists and epidemiologists concerned with HIV and AIDS research in Africa." - Tropical Diseases Bulletin

". . . one of the first publications on the topic to assemble a truly interdisciplinary set of contributors from both academic and non-academic institutions. . . . In her first paper of the volume, Haq summarizes epidemiological data for every country in