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The No-Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS

The No-Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 1-896357-81-4
Pages 144
Language English only
Price $16.00
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Written by Shereen Usdin, M.D.
Published in Canada in association with New Internationalist™ Publications Ltd. by Between the Lines, 2003.


HIV/AIDS may be the most devastating disease ever. It now leaves no country untouched. Twenty-two million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the disease was first discovered almost 25 years ago — more people than died in Europe during the Black Death of the Middle Ages. And 42 million people are now infected, two-thirds of them in sub-Saharan Africa. But global responses have largely been slow and inadequate. Efforts have been hampered by racism, homophobia, stigma, gender inequality, and grinding poverty. However, doomsday predictions can be scrapped if we act now.

The No-Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS examines the history and the course of the epidemic, the many factors intensifying its spread, and what needs to be done to turn the tide. Here is the story of a major world tragedy. But the story also includes the birth of inspiring social and community movements that reaffirm the resilience of the human spirit.

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