HIV Prevention Book
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HIV Prevention


  • Author : Kenneth H. Mayer
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN 10 : 0080921299

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HIV Prevention Excerpt :

HIV/AIDS continues to be the pandemic of our times and there has not been a comprehensive medically based AIDS prevention book published in the last 5 years. It is estimated that 36 to 45 million people including 2-3 million children already are infected worldwide and an additional 4-7 million more are infected each year. There are about 6,000 new infections daily and about 12 million AIDS orphans. People receiving AIDS treatments feel well and have no detectable viral load, but still can infect others. And even when a vaccine is found, it will take many years before it can be administered across the developing world. * Discusses all aspects of AIDS prevention, from epidemiology, molecular immunology and virology to the principles of broad-based public health prevention interventions. * Special focus on the array of interventions that have been proven effective through rigorous study * Identifies new trends in HIV/AID epidemiology and their impact on creating and implementing prevention interventions * Incorporates virology, biology, infectious diseases, vaccinology, microbicides and research methodologies into AIDS prevention

HIV AIDS Prevention Book

HIV AIDS Prevention


  • Author : Doreen D. Salina
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-05
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317789710

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HIV AIDS Prevention Excerpt :

Develop a positive working relationship between researchers and community groups focusing on HIV/AIDS prevention, and discover how to evaluate HIV/AIDS programs! An indispensable manual for everyone involved with HIV/AIDS research, prevention techniques, and the needs of individuals with HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS Prevention: Current Issues in Community Practice covers everything from the likelihood of condom usage by college women to the psychological effects on minority men infected with the HIV/AIDS virus. Essential reading for psychologists, research scientists who work with communities or who are involved in AIDS prevention programs, and for care takers of people with HIV/AIDS, Contemporary Topics in HIV/AIDS Prevention covers the necessary collaborative steps needed to create a positive researcher/community based organization (COB) partnership that will benefit researchers and those affected by the disease. In HIV/AIDS Prevention, you will examine many different models designed to effectively foster a positive researcher/CBO relationship while learning how to overcome problems you may encounter when researching a social issue or working with a researcher. This book also explains how and why many HIV prevention programs have been poorly evaluated due to a lack of funds and social politics. In addition, you will discover how you can obtain and/or perform a true evaluation of an HIV prevention program. In HIV/AIDS Prevention, you will explore many important issues and factors that help create successful programs, including: factors necessary for valid HIV/AIDS prevention program evaluations assessments of coping strategies, psychological variables, and the physical well-being of African- American and Latino men living with HIV/AIDS steps for the collaborative process between researchers and community groups making a good match between community-based organizations and researchers HIV/AIDS Prevention gives you pertinent information and guidelines for selecting a community

Remaking HIV Prevention in the 21st Century Book

Remaking HIV Prevention in the 21st Century


  • Author : Sarah Bernays
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030698195

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Remaking HIV Prevention in the 21st Century Excerpt :

This edited collection brings together the social dimensions of three key aspects of recent biomedical advance in HIV research: Treatment as Prevention (TasP), new technologies such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), and the Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U) movement. The growth of new forms of biomedical HIV prevention has created hope for the future, signalling the possibility of a world without AIDS. In this context, the volume discusses the profound social, political and ethical dilemmas raised by such advances, which are to do with readiness, access, equity and availability. It examines how HIV prevention has been, and is, re-framed in policy, practice and research, and asks: How best can new biomedical technologies be made available in a profoundly unequal world? What new understandings of responsibility and risk will emerge as HIV becomes a more manageable condition? What new forms of blame will emerge in a context where the technologies to prevent HIV exist, but are not always used? How best can we balance public health’s concern for adherence and compliance with the rights of individuals to decide on what is best for themselves and others? Few of these questions have thus far received serious consideration in the academic literature. The editors, all leaders in the social aspects of HIV, have brought together an innovative and international collection of essays by top thinkers and practitioners in the field of HIV. This book is an important resource for academics and professionals interested in HIV research. Chapters "Anticipating Policy, Orienting Services, Celebrating Provision: Reflecting on Scotland’s PrEP Journey", "How the science of HIV treatment-as-prevention restructured PEPFAR’s strategy: The case for scaling up ART in ‘epidemic control’ countries", "Stigma and confidentiality indiscretions: Intersecting obstacles to the delivery of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to adolescent girls and young women in east Zimbabwe" and "The drive to

Prescribing HIV Prevention Book

Prescribing HIV Prevention


  • Author : Nicola Bulled
  • Publisher : Left Coast Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 9781611323634

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Nicola Bulled s in-depth ethnographic account of how HIV prevention messages are selected, transmitted, and reacted to by young adults in the AIDS-torn population of Lesotho provides a crucial example of the importance of a culture-centered approach to health communication."

Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention  testing  treatment  service delivery and monitoring Book

Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention testing treatment service delivery and monitoring


  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2021-07-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 548
  • ISBN 10 : 9789240031593

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Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention testing treatment service delivery and monitoring Excerpt :

These consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, testing, treatment, service delivery and monitoring bring together existing and new clinical and programmatic recommendations across different ages, populations and settings, bringing together all relevant WHO guidance on HIV produced since 2016. It serves as an update to the previous edition of the consolidated guidelines on HIV. These guidelines continue to be structured along the continuum of HIV care. Information on new combination prevention approaches, HIV testing, ARV regimens and treatment monitoring are included. There is a new chapter on advanced HIV disease that integrates updated guidance on the management of important HIV comorbidities, including cryptococcal disease, histoplasmosis and tuberculosis. The chapter on general HIV care, contains a new section on palliative care and pain management, and up to date information on treatment of several neglected tropical diseases, such as visceral leishmaniasis and Buruli ulcer. New recommendations for screening and treating of cervical pre-cancer lesions in women living with HIV are also addressed in this chapter. Guidance on service delivery was expanded to help the implementation and strengthening the HIV care cascade. Importantly, this guidance emphasizes the need for differentiated approaches to care for people who are established on ART, such as reduced frequency of clinic visits, use of multi-month drug dispensing and implementation of community ART distribution. The adoption of these efficiencies is essential to improve the quality of care of people receiving treatment and reduce the burden on health facilities, particularly in resource limited settings.

HIV AIDS in South Africa Book

HIV AIDS in South Africa


  • Author : S. S. Abdool Karim
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 1139487930

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HIV AIDS in South Africa Excerpt :

This second edition of the book provides up-to-date information on new drugs, new proven HIV prevention interventions, a new chapter on positive prevention, and current HIV epidemiology. This definitive text covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics. It has been written by a highly respected team of South African HIV/AIDS experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region.

California HIV Prevention Plan Book

California HIV Prevention Plan


  • Author : California Community Planning Working Group
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: AIDS (Disease)
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822018652883

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Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Book

Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries


  • Author : Dean T. Jamison
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2006-04-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1452
  • ISBN 10 : 9780821361801

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Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Excerpt :

Based on careful analysis of burden of disease and the costs ofinterventions, this second edition of 'Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition' highlights achievable priorities; measures progresstoward providing efficient, equitable care; promotes cost-effectiveinterventions to targeted populations; and encourages integrated effortsto optimize health. Nearly 500 experts - scientists, epidemiologists, health economists,academicians, and public health practitioners - from around the worldcontributed to the data sources and methodologies, and identifiedchallenges and priorities, resulting in this integrated, comprehensivereference volume on the state of health in developing countries.

HIV AIDS  Global Frontiers in Prevention Intervention Book

HIV AIDS Global Frontiers in Prevention Intervention


  • Author : Cynthia Pope
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136780295

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HIV AIDS Global Frontiers in Prevention Intervention Excerpt :

HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention provides a comprehensive overview of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. The unique anthology addresses cutting-edge issues in HIV/AIDS research, policymaking, and advocacy. Key features include: · Nine original essays from leading scholars in public health, epidemiology, and social and behavioral sciences · Comprehensive information for individuals with varying degrees of knowledge, particularly regarding methodological and theoretical perspectives · A look into the future progression of HIV transmission and scholarly research HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention is will serve as a precious resource as a textbook and reference for the university classroom, libraries, and researchers

HIV Prevention Update Book

HIV Prevention Update


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: AIDS (Disease)
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433088909571

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