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Title HIV, resurgent infections and population change in Africa / edited by Michel Caraël and Judith R. Glynn
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 268 pages) : illustrations
Series International studies in population ; v. 6
International studies in population ; v. 6
Contents pt. 1. Trends and diseases -- pt. 2. HIV and its impact
Summary Forty years ago, the age-old battle against infectious diseases as a major threat to human health was believed close to being won. However, by the late twentieth century, the increase of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases was evident in both low and high income countries. About 30 new infectious diseases have been identified in the last 20 years. Among the?new? diseases, and most importantly, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic, with 40 million persons infected and 25 million deaths since its first description, presents one of the most significant health, societal and sec
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Communicable diseases -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Epidemiology.
HIV infections -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Communicable Diseases.
HIV.
HIV Infections.
Population.
Africa South of the Sahara -- epidemiology.
Africa South of the Sahara -- Population.
Africa South of the Sahara.
Form Electronic book
Author Caraël, Michel.
Glynn, Judith R.
ISBN 1402061722 (hbk.)
1402061730 (paperback)
9781402061721 (hbk.)
1402061749
9781402061738 (paperback)
9781402061745