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Title Three decades of HIV/AIDS in Asia / edited by Jai P. Narain.
Imprint New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd., 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 444 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject HIV infections -- Asia.
HIV infections -- Asia -- Prevention.
HIV infections -- Treatment -- Asia.
HIV-positive persons -- Asia.
HIV Infections -- therapy.
HIV Infections.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control.
HIV Infections -- Asia.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control -- Asia.
HIV Infections -- therapy -- Asia.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents List of Abbreviations -- Message from the Regional Director, WHO/SEARO -- 1. -- Three Decades of HIV/AIDS in Asia: Achievements, Lessons Learnt and Opportunities Ahead -- 2. -- Epidemiology and Transmission Dynamics of the HIV Epidemic in Asia -- 3. -- Natural History of HIV Infection -- 4. -- Emerging Issues in HIV and TB Prevention: Role of Antiretrovirals for Prevention -- 5. -- National Response to HIV/AIDS in Cambodia: A Health Sector Perspective -- 6. -- HIV/AIDS in China: The Response and Challenges.
7. -- HIV/AIDS in India: The Epidemic and National Response -- 8. -- The Rising Epidemic of HIV in Pakistan: Challenges to a Comprehensive Response -- 9. -- Evolving Responses to HIV/AIDS in Thailand: Lessons Learnt -- 10. -- HIV in Viet Nam -- 11. -- Maintaining Low Levels of HIV for Three Decades: Case Studies from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka -- 12. -- Epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Infections in South-East Asia and Public Health Approach to Their Prevention and Control -- 13. -- Interventions with Sex Workers: From the 100% Condom Use Programme to Community Empowerment.
14. -- The HIV Epidemic among People Who Inject Drugs in Asia: Progress and Unresolved Issues -- 15. -- The Epidemic of HIV among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Populations in India -- 16. -- Averting HIV Transmission through Safe Blood in the South-East Asia Region of WHO -- 17. -- Eliminating Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Thailand -- 18. -- Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS: Current Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment -- 19. -- HIV Drug Resistance in Asia: An Emerging Problem -- 20. -- Priority Areas for HIV/AIDS Operational Research in Asia.
21. -- Enhancing Access to Antiretroviral Drugs in Developing Countries -- 22. -- HIV Vaccine Development in Asia -- 23. -- Implications and Feasibility of Commercial Health Insurance for People Living with HIV in India -- About the Editor and Contributors.
Summary A work by health and development experts and professionals, this well-researched compilation traces the evolving and highly dynamic nature of HIV/AIDS and its unprecedented health and development threat in Asia. Three decades of HIV/AIDS in Asia studies how the region has responded to this epidemic in the last three decades. It contains country-specific chapters on the HIV/AIDS problem-low-prevalence countries such as Bangladesh and Sri Lanka as well as countries with advanced epidemics such as Cambodia, China, India, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam-and the evolving response to it. There is rec.
Other Author Narain, Jai P.
Other Title Print version: Three decades of HIV/AIDS in Asia. Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2012 9788132109075