AIDS

AIDS

Women, poverty, and AIDS: sex, drugs, and structural violence

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Paul Farmer (ed.)
Margaret Connors (ed.)
Janie Simmons (ed.)
Publisher: 
Common Courage Press
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Monroe, ME

Looks at the role of poverty, racism and sexism on women living with HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.A25 1996
ISBN 1567510744
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

HIV/AIDS & STI resources for program managers, trainers, and providers

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English
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Online
Mixed Media
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EngenderHealth
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a wide variety of materials for program managers, trainers, and health care providers working in the field of HIV and AIDS.

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AIDS.H58 2004

Gender and monitoring the response to HIV/AIDS pandemic

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English
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Paper
Online
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Paul DeLay
Publisher: 
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Examines statistics on prevalence and incidence that indicate that the pandemic has increasingly affected women during the past decade.

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ISSN 10806040 (print)
ISSN 10806059 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and HIV/AIDS: confronting the crisis

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English
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Online
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UNAIDS
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Discusses women's particular vulnerabilities to HIV/AIDS. Provides an anlysis of the situation and practical responses to address the triple threat of gender inequality, poverty and HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN 0897147081

Women and HIV/AIDS

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides articles and essays that examine the vast range of concerns of women affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as the impact on their lives.

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AIDS.W66 2001

HIV/AIDS

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English
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Paper
Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003, 2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Consists of basic facts about HIV and AIDS, including: HIV symptoms and AIDS indicators; HIV prevalence and transmission; and strategies for reducing the risk of infection.

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ISBN 0662355806
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Series: It's Your Health

Care, women and AIDS

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Explores the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on the role that all over the world women are expected to take in domestic work and in providing care to family members.

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UNAIDS

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy
Policy development

Forms a Joint United Nations programme on HIV/AIDS, and is the main advocate for global action on the epidemic. Leads, strengthens and supports an expanded response aimed at preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic.

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+41 22 791 3666
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
unaids@unaids.org
Fax Number: 
+41 22 791 4187
Street Address: 
20 ave Appia
City: 
Geneva 27
Postal/ZIP Code: 
CH-1211

Speech by Stephen Lewis to Microbicides 2004, London

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English
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Online
Author: 
Stephen Lewis
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores women's vulenrability to HIV/AIDS infection, particularly when they are victims of sexual violence, and the promise of microbicides to stem the pandemic.

The world health report 2004: changing history

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English
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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Argues that tackling HIV/AIDS is the world’s most urgent public health challenge. Calls for a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy that links prevention, treatment, care and long-term support.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 924156265X
ISSN 10203311
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