Invisible Cure Africa, the West, and the Fight Against AIDS
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Description: In 1993, Helen Epstein, a scientist working with a biotechnology company searching for an AIDS vaccine, moved to Uganda, where she witnessed firsthand the suffering caused by the epidemic. Now, in her unsparing and illuminating account of this global disease, she describes how international health experts, governments, and ordinary Africans have struggled to understand the rapid and devastating spread of the disease in Africa, and traces the changes wrought by new medical developments and emerging political realities. It is an account of scientific discovery and intrigue with implications far beyond the fight against one tragic disease. nbsp; The AIDS epidemic is partly a consequence of the rapid transition of African societies from an agrarian past to an impoverished present. Millions of African people have yet to find a place in an increasingly globalized world, and their poverty and social dislocation have generated an earthquake in gender relations that deeply affects the spread of HIV. But Epstein argues that there are solutions to this crisis, and some of the most effective ones may be simpler than many people assume. nbsp; Written with conviction, knowledge, and insight,Why Don’t TheyListen?will change how we think about the worst health crisis of the past century, and our strategies for improving global public health.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 5/15/2007
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
|AIDS research for beginners|
|The mysterious origins of HIV|
|Why are HIV rates so high in Africa?|
|The African earthquake|
|What happened in Southern Africa|
|A president, a crisis, a tragedy|
|Why don't they listen?|
|What happened in Uganda and Washington and Geneva|
|The invisible cure|
|God and the fight against AIDS|
|When foreign aid is an ATM|
|The front lines|
|The lost children of AIDS|
|The underground economy of AIDS|
|Epilogue : traditional medicine|
|A magic bullet after all?|