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AIDS in South Asia

understanding and responding to a heterogeneous epidemic

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- South Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-107) and index

    StatementStephen Moses ... [et al.]
    SeriesHealth, nutrition, and population series
    ContributionsMoses, Stephen A
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.S67 A53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15592101M
    ISBN 100821367579, 0821367575
    LC Control Number2006048466

    We published the findings in the book “HIV and AIDS in South Asia: An Economic Development Risk,” launched in New Delhi on February At the launch, we discussed the risks to development with Dr. Rangarajan, MP and Chairman of National Institute for Public Finance and Policy, and Sujatha Rao, Secretary and Director General for the. Between and the Asian population a in the United States (US) grew around 10%, which is more than three times as fast as the total US population. b During the same period, in the US and dependent areas, the number of Asians receiving an HIV diagnosis remained stable, driven primarily by HIV diagnoses among Asian gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men remaining stable. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an . Senior fellow Mead Over estimates the effect of AIDS on poverty in South Asia and analyzes public policy options to help the region’s predominantly private health care systems meet the challenge of treating AIDS. He finds that South Asian governments should play a larger role in AIDS treatment than in other aspects of health care, in the interest of both efficiency and equity.

    In South and Southeast Asia, HIV prevention programs reach less than one-fifth of sex workers, less than two percent of men who have sex with men and less than one-tenth of pregnant women. Injecting drug use and its direct connection to unprotected sex, much of it commercial, lies at the heart of many Asian countries' epidemics. The South-East Asia region, with 11 member states, has an estimated million people living with HIV (PLHIV). More than 99% of PLHIV live in five countries where HIV prevalence among the. South and South-East Asia are at the centre of the most aggressive advances of the AIDS epidemic today. The challenge this presents to the region is clear. While reported absolute numbers still lag behind the African region (11,, in Africa; 3,, in Asia) knowledgeable observers agree that the place of infection and potential. Title Tackling HIV-related stigma and discrimination in South Asia / Created / Published Washington, D.C.: World Bank, c

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South Asia Compared with other regions, notably Africa and the Americas, the national HIV prevalence levels in South Asia are very low (% in the adult () group). However, due to the large populations of many South Asian nations, this low national HIV prevalence still means that large numbers of people are living with HIV.

According to the United Nations Joint Program on HIV/AIDS, million adults and children are living with the infection worldwide. Of these, two to three million are estimated to be in South Asia.

All countries of the region have a low prevalence of. AIDS in South Asia Understanding and Responding to a Heterogeneous Epidemic Stephen Moses James F. Blanchard Han Kang Faran Emmanuel Sushena Reza Paul Marissa L.

Becker David Wilson Mariam Claeson THE WORLD BANK Washington, DC 8/4/06 AM Page iiiCited by: Treatment for AIDS in South Asia is limited at present, with weak health systems contributing to low access to and use of services. The challenges of a comprehensive scaling up of antiretroviral treatment are substantial, underscoring the crucial role of effective prevention : Paperback.

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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 infrastructure. HIV and AIDS The USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia’s HIV Program focuses on individuals with the greatest risk of infection such as men who have sex with men and transgender women.

Pictured above, workers test samples at a Bangkok HIV clinic. HIV/AIDS is the most serious health concern in South Africa. The country has the highest number of people afflicted with HIV of any country, and the fourth-highest adult HIV prevalence rate, according to the United Nations statistics.

According to a UNAids dataset sourced from the World Bank, in the HIV prevalence rate for adults aged 15 to 49 was 37% in Swaziland, 25% in Lesotho. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health or development issues in the world.

First convened during the peak of the epidemic init continues to provide a unique forum for the intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights. The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS ) will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands from 23 – 27 July The AIDS picture in South Asia is dominated by the epidemic in India, but new data released by UNAIDS shows that India as of has a relatively low Aids prevalence rate.

With an estimated million infections, India has the third largest number of people with aids after South Africa and Nigeria. Given the spiralling prevalence of HIV/AIDS across wider South Asia, the case for urgent intervention was incontrovertibly framed.

In order to be eligible for funds, the World Bank and the IMF stipulated that the Pakistan government reorganise itself along the lines of a public-private partnership enterprise model to deliver HIV/AIDS policy.

This book makes an original contribution to the sociology of health and disease by identifying the economic roots of HIV and AIDS in South and South-East Asia. With original case studies from India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, the authors also explore the influence of HIV and AIDS on economic growth.

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This book offers an original perspective on HIV and AIDS as a development issue in South Asia, a region with a heterogeneous epidemic and estimated national HIV prevalence rates of up to percent.

The analysis challenges the common perception of HIV and AIDS, which has been shaped to a large extent by analysis of HIV and AIDS in regions with much higher prevalence rates.

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For South Africa, political turmoil and a long history of government denial fueled an epidemic that had reached disastrous proportions by the late s and early s.HIV/AIDS in South Asia THE WORLD Download pdf MAY A Region at Risk More than 6 million people in South Asia are living with HIV/AIDS.

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