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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Imprint:New Delhi : World Health Organization ; New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks [Calif.] : Sage Publications, 2004.
Description:1 online resource (395 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:AIDS (Disease) -- Asia.
MEDICAL -- AIDS & HIV.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS.
HIV Infections -- epidemiology -- Asia.
Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active -- Asia.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control -- Asia.
HIV Infections -- therapy -- Asia.
Asia.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11205722
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Other authors / contributors:Narain, Jai P.
ISBN:9788132103226
813210322X
0761932240
0761932259
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary: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 and social fabric of many societies. Developing countries, including those in Asia--which has the second highest number of people living with HIV/AIDS--are the most seriously affected. In Asian countries, the problem is compounded by the lack of awareness, poverty, and inadequate funds and infrastructur.
Other form:Print version: AIDS in Asia. New Delhi : World Health Organization ; New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks [Calif.] : Sage Publications, 2004 9780761932246