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Author Condon, Bradly J.

Title Global lessons from the AIDS pandemic : economic, financial, legal, and political implications / Bradly J. Condon, Tapen Sinha
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 364 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to the economic, financial, political and legal implications of global pandemics -- HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment strategies in developed and developing countries -- Insurance, mortality, treatment costs and the business impact of HIV/AIDS in developed and developing countries -- The economics of HIV/AIDS -- The political economy of patents and global health threats -- Global diseases, global patents and developing countries in WTO law -- Bilateral and multilateral financing of HIV/AIDS programs : the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Global Fund, bilateral donors and the private sector -- The successes and failures of global health organizations : the World Health Organization, UNAIDS, Médicins sans Frontières and PEPFAR -- The way forward : prevention, treatment and human rights
Summary This book examines the global HIV/AIDS pandemic from a multidisciplinary perspective, analyzing its economic impact, the reasons behind the political response to the pandemic, international laws relating to public health and patents and mechanisms for financing global and national responses. The authors paint a global picture of the HIV/AIDS pandemic one issue, one country and one region at a time and show why prevention, treatment and human rights protection must each form part of a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy. The book analyzes the successes and failures of national governments, international organizations and the private sector in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic and recommends changes to our international economic, financial, legal and political institutions. This book highlights the lessons the world has to learn from our experience with HIV/AIDS in order to improve the way we address global diseases
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects
AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy
AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation
AIDS (Disease) -- International cooperation
Politics, Practical.
HIV Infections -- economics
Developing Countries
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- economics
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
Science économique.
Economie de l'entreprise.
AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects.
AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy.
AIDS (Disease) -- International cooperation.
AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
Author Sinha, Tapen.
ISBN 9783540783916