HIV, resurgent infections and population change in Africa /

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Imprint:Dordrecht : Springer, c2007.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 268 p.) : ill.
Series:International studies in population ; v. 6
International studies in population ; v. 6.
Subject:Communicable diseases -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Epidemiology.
HIV infections -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Communicable Diseases -- Africa South of the Sahara.
HIV -- Africa South of the Sahara.
HIV Infections -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Africa South of the Sahara -- epidemiology.
Population -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Maladies infectieuses -- Afrique noire -- Épidémiologie.
Infections à VIH -- Afrique noire.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology.
HIV infections.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Population.
Afrique noire -- Population.
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
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Other authors / contributors:Caraël, Michel.
Glynn, Judith R.
9781402061738 (pbk.)
1402061730 (pbk.)
9781402061721 (hbk.)
1402061722 (hbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Forty years ago, the age-old battle against infectious diseases as a major threat to human health was believed close to being won. However, by the late twentieth century, the increase of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases was evident in both low and high income countries. About 30 new infectious diseases have been identified in the last 20 years. Among the?new? diseases, and most importantly, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic, with 40 million persons infected and 25 million deaths since its first description, presents one of the most significant health, societal and sec.
Other form:Print version: HIV, resurgent infections and population change in Africa. Dordrecht : Springer, c2007 9781402061738 1402061730