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Aids epidemic and its demographic consequences proceedings of the United Nations/World Health Organization Workshop on Modelling the Demographic Impact of the AIDS Epidemic in Pattern II Countries : progress to date and policies for the future, New York, 13-15 December 1989. by United Nations/World Health Organization Workshop on Modelling the Demographic Impact of the AIDS Epidemic in Pattern II Countries (1989 New York, N.Y.)

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Published by United Nations, Dept. of International Economic and Social Affairs, World Health Organization, Global Programme on AIDS in New York, Geneva .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology -- Congresses.

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LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 U23 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1651974M
ISBN 109211512247
LC Control Number91210738

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an HIV epidemic. A heuristic tool of this kind is not designed to faithfully reproduce a specific population, but rather to represent a generalized population of a given type, sub-Saharan African in this case, and to provide a virtual sandbox in which to manipulate that population in order to gain better understandings of the inner workings of a system of that type. HIV/AIDS,through its demographic effects and its social and economic consequences,has evolved into a major threat to economic development in many countries around the world. In sub-Saharan Africa, where most of the worst-affected countries are found, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, ) estimates that percent of the. HIV and AIDS United States, The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the United States as early as , but was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in Treatment of HIV/AIDS is primarily via a "drug cocktail" of antiretroviral drugs, and education programs.

I read The Epidemic hoping to find new, useful information to use in updating my own AIDS history, Victory Deferred: How AIDS Changed Gay Life in America (University of Chicago Press). I have to admit I was skeptical that any book could capture the global breadth of the HIV pandemic, and The Epidemic proved my skepticism by: Beyond the AIDS Epidemic a new book sets out to help us understand the ways that therapists can better serve gay men, as well as address the overall consequences of one of the most devastating. A with-AIDS series is generated, showing what has happened and what is projected to happen in a country as a result of AIDS mortality and its demographic consequences. Next, a hypothetical without-AIDS scenario shows what the Census Bureau’s modeling work indicates would have happened if the country had not been affected by the HIV/AIDS epi. Standley, E.A () 'The AIDS Epidemic and Its Demographic Consequences' Proceedings of the UN/WHO Workshop on Modelling the Demographic Impact of .

causes the demographic transition and what have been its consequences for social, political, and book which is that the demographic transition is a largely self-contained process that proceeds. 3 The caveat to this, of course, is the HIV/AIDS epidemic which has led to sharp reductions in life expectancy in many countries in Sub-Saharan. With reference to one animal or human disease, explain why its economic consequences vary spatially. Abstract The AIDS epidemic claimed more than 3 million lives in ,and an estimated 5 million people acquired the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in - bringing to 42 million the number of people globally living with the virus. These early attempts to understand a radically new problem have to be understood in the context of those times, which was shaped by (i) the understanding of the demographic consequences of AIDS in Africa (Anderson et al. ); (ii) stigmatising interpretations of HIV/AIDS, in particular identification of the epidemic with African people’s Cited by: The WHO released its comprehensive report examining HIV and AIDS in all of its year history in This report had good news for developed nations: by , the U.S. domestic HIV infection rate was considered effectively stable, and has remained so to this day.