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RethinkHIV : smarter ways to invest in ending HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa / edited by Bjørn Lomborg
Alternate Title Rethink HIV
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2012
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 4th Floor  RA643.86.A357 R48 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject RethinkHIV (Project)
Subject(s) HIV infections -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Prevention
AIDS (Disease) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Prevention
HIV infections -- Prevention -- Cost effectiveness
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention -- Cost effectiveness
Cost effectiveness
Physical Description xxi, 363 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Sexual transmission of HIV / Jere R. Behrman and Hans-Peter Kohler -- Prevention of non-sexual transmission of HIV / Lori A. Bollinger -- Treatment / Mead Oliver and Geoffrey P. Garnett -- Strengthening health systems / William P. McGreevey, with Carlos Avila and Mary Punchak -- Social policy interventions to enhance the HIV/AIDS response in sub-Saharan Africa / Ana Vassall, Michelle Remme, and Charlotte Watts -- Vaccine research and development / Robert Hecht ... [et al.] -- Findings of the Nobel Laureate economist expert panel / Ernest Aryeetey ... [et al.] -- Findings from African civil society / Bactrin Killingo ... [et al.]
Summary "Thirty years after the identification of the disease that became known as AIDS, humanitarian organizations warn that the fight against HIV/AIDS has slowed, amid a funding shortfall and donor fatigue. In this book, Bjørn Lomborg brings together research by world-class specialist authors, a foreword by UNAIDS founding director Peter Piot and perspectives from Nobel Laureates and African civil society leaders to identify the most effective ways to tackle the pandemic across sub-Saharan Africa. There remains an alarming lack of high-quality data evaluating responses to HIV. We still know too little about what works, where and how to replicate our successes. This book offers the first comprehensive attempt by teams of authors to analyze HIV/AIDS policy choices using cost-benefit analysis, across six major topics. This approach provides a provocative fresh look at the best ways to scale up the fight against this killer epidemic"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Lomborg, Bjørn, 1965-

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