The Resource Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa : time for strategic action, Laith J. Abu-Raddad [and others]

Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa : time for strategic action, Laith J. Abu-Raddad [and others]

Label
Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa : time for strategic action
Title
Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa
Title remainder
time for strategic action
Statement of responsibility
Laith J. Abu-Raddad [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Despite global progress in understanding the epidemiology of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), knowledge about the epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remains limited and subject to much controversy. In the more than 25 years since the discovery of HIV, no scientific study has provided a comprehensive, data-driven synthesis of the spread of HIV/AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) in the region. Consequently, the effectiveness of policies, programs, and resources intended to address the spread of HIV/AIDS has been compromised. This report aims to fill the knowledge g
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
614.5/9939200956
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA643.86.M628
LC item number
C53 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa : time for strategic action, Laith J. Abu-Raddad [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-263) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa : why and how? -- Injecting drug users and HIV -- Men who have sex with men and HIV -- Commercial sex and HIV -- Potential bridging populations and HIV -- General population and HIV -- Further evidence related to HIV epidemiology in MENA -- Condom knowledge and use and HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes -- HIV/AIDS and vulnerability settings -- Proxy biological markers of sexual risk behavior -- Analytical insights into HIV transmission dynamics and epidemic potential in MENA -- Snapshot on response to HIV epidemic in MENA : linking evidence with policy and programmatic action to avert the epidemic -- Summary of recommendations
Control code
ocn646067861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 282 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821381373
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25459107
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646067861
  • pebcs0821381377

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