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Description - Global Institutions and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Franklyn Lisk

Written by a leading expert in the field, this book provides a clear and incisive analysis of the different perspectives of the global response to HIV/AIDS, and the role of the different global institutions involved. The text highlights HIV/AIDS as an exceptional global epidemic in terms of the severity of its impact as a humanitarian tragedy of unprecedented proportion, its multi-dimensional characteristics, and its continuous evolution over more than two decades. The careful analysis in this volume critically reviews key issues in the global response, including: * HIV/AIDS as a development challenge * North-South power relationships and tensions * international and regional partnerships between donor governments and recipient countries * governance of global institutions and impact on the capacity of developing countries to respond effectively to the epidemic * prevention versus treatment as options in HIV/AIDS services * how to make the money work in support of effective AIDS financing. Providing a comprehensive but easy to read and compact overview of history, trends and impacts of HIV/AIDS and the global efforts to respond effectively this book is essential reading for all students of international relations, health studies and international organizations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415444972
ISBN-10: 0415444977
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Franklyn Lisk

Franklyn Lisk is Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick, and was a Professor at the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2005-2006. Prior to that he was the founding Director of the ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work in Geneva, as well as the ILO Global Coordinator for UNAIDS, 2001-2005. He is co-editor (with Sophie Harman) of Governance of HIV/AIDS: Making Participation and Accountability Count, 2009

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