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HIV and AIDS in South Asia

HIV and AIDS in South Asia

an economic development risk

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- South Asia.,
  • HIV Infections -- economics -- Asia -- Statistics.,
  • HIV Infections -- epidemiology -- Asia.,
  • Demography -- Asia -- Statistics.,
  • Developing Countries -- Asia -- Statistics.,
  • Financing, Government -- statistics & numerical data -- Asia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Markus Haacker and Mariam Claeson.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsHaacker, Markus., Claeson, Mariam., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.S67 H58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22685582M
    ISBN 109780821378007
    LC Control Number2008049854

    This book offers an original perspective on 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 other regions with. , South Africa. [email protected] Leah Gilbert 1 Liz Walker 2 Abstract This paper presents an overview of the development of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, tak-ing into consideration the social context and analyzing the factors most likely to have influenced its spread as well as the societal response to it.

    Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in South Asia / David Wilson and Mariam Claeson --Responding to HIV in Afghanistan / Jed Friedman and Edit V. Velenyi --Development impact of HIV and AIDS in South Asia / Markus Haacker --Economic cost of HIV and AIDS in India / Sanghamitra Das, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, and Tridip Ray --The fiscal burden of AIDS. With funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), USAID’s regional HIV program covers Thailand and Laos with a role to provide support to .

    "HIV and AIDS: Vulnerability of Women in Asia and Africa is a valuable advocacy tool for addressing the complex challenge of drawing attention to empower challenge of drawing attention to empower women to protect themselves and their families from the epidemic. This book focuses on the vulnerability of women in Asia and Africa to HIV/AIDS from various forces such as the wider social, cultural. The AIDS picture in South Asia is dominated by the epidemic in India. In South and Southeast Asia, the HIV epidemic remains largely concentrated in injecting drug users, men who have sex with men, sex workers, and clients of sex workers and their immediate sexual partners.


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'HIV and AIDS in South Asia: An Economic Development Risk' will HIV and AIDS in South Asia book of particular value to readers with interests in the areas of economic policy, microfinance, public health, and : Paperback. South Asia's HIV epidemic is highly heterogeneous.

As a result, informed, prioritized, and effective responses necessitate an understanding of the epidemic diversity between and within countries. Further spread of HIV in South Asia is preventable. Although overall HIV prevalence in South Asia is low, the widespread stigma attached to HIV and AIDS impedes efforts to reach people most in need of prevention, care, and treatment services.

To address this challenge, the South Asia Region Development Marketplace partnership, led by the World Bank, launched a competitive grants program to support innovative community by: 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. This book offers an original perspective on 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 other regions with much higher prevalence rates.

HIV and AIDS in South Asia: An Economic Development Risk 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.

HIV and AIDS in South Asia [electronic resource]: an economic development risk / Markus Haacker and Mariam Claeson, editors. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., World Bank., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: Haacker, Markus.

Claeson, Mariam. Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. HIV and AIDS in South Asia: an economic development risk (English) Abstract. 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 Cited by: 7. A.1 World Bank HIV/AIDS Lending Portfolio in South Asia 90 C.1 Summary of HIV Epidemic Dynamics and Program Recommendations 96 Boxes Declining HIV Prevalence in South India but Not in North India 51 The Sonagachi Project, West Bengal, India 61 Steps toward a Stronger Institutional Response to HIV/AIDS in Nepal 64Cited by: Asia & the Pacific HIV statistics.

million people are living with HIV in Asia & the Pacific. Punitive laws are a major barrier to HIV prevention. HIV and AIDS in Asia & the Pacific regional overview | Avert. This book offers an original perspective on AIDS as a development issue in South Asia, a region with a heterogeneous epidemic and estimated national HIV prevalence rates of up to percent.

Book description 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. HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region Regional Office for South-East Asia Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Reference Number: ISBN 8.

The Asia Pacific region is. To answer this question we have examined the dynamics of the HIV epidemic, the economic and social impact, and the fiscal burden of HIV and AIDS in South Asia. We published the findings in the book “HIV and AIDS in South Asia: An Economic Development Risk,” launched in New Delhi on February There are over 5 million people in South Asia living with HIV/AIDS.

Almost 90% of those infected live in India. Other countries in the region such as Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal have a low HIV prevalence in the general population, but have high rates among subpopulations that engage in high-risk by: 4. 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. 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. An edited volume, Three Decades of HIV/ AIDS in Asia 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.

With the modus operandi of real. HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region 3 WHO predominantly only in sub-Saharan African countries, a few countries in the Caribbean and in Central America, and a few countries in south and south-east Asia.

HIV/AIDS in Asia HIV/AIDS in Asia was first detected in the early to mids. Initial AIDS cases were detected among MSM. Get this from a library. HIV and AIDS in South Asia: an Economic Development Risk. [Markus Haacker; Mariam Claeson; World Bank.;] -- This book offers an original perspective on 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. It is estimated that in there were million people with HIV/AIDS in Asia, withnew infections. Although heterosexual intercourse is considered the main risk behavior for spread of HIV in Africa, in Asia it is intravenous drug use (IVDU).

However, in South Asia, transmission via sexual contact is predominant.Overview of HIV Prevalence in South Asia, 14 Estimated Number of People Living with HIV in South Asia 14 Revised HIV Estimates in India 15 Changes in Sexual Behavior and Condom Usage 31 Estimated Costs of HIV and AIDS Prevention Program in Afghanistan 52 HIV Prevention Program: Costs and Years of Life Lost (YLL.For this book she received the Association for Asian Studies' A.K.

Coomaraswamy Book Prize for the best book in South Asia Studies. She has also published articles on theoretical approaches to the anthropology of birth; on family planning, post-partum practices, and maternal and child health development projects; and on HIV/AIDS in by: