The Epidemic of Teen Pregnancy An American Tragedy

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ISBN-10 9781434920607
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The AIDS Research Program of the National Institutes of Health

The AIDS Research Program of the National Institutes of Health Author
ISBN-10 NAP:13745
Release 1991-01-01
Pages 142
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This book, written at the request of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to assist its AIDS program office in planning future directions, contains a series of recommendations for ensuring that AIDS research is a well-organized, well-planned, and comprehensive long-range program leading to the control and eventual eradication of the disease. The recommendations are intended to strengthen the planning, evaluation, and coordination of AIDS research activities; ensure their quality and cost-effectiveness; stimulate further development of promising research areas; increase the level of support for AIDS research so that researchers can carry out a comprehensive program; and provide the personnel and facilities at NIH needed to conduct and manage an effective, efficient AIDS research program. The book also identifies barriers in the delivery and financing of health care that are outside NIH's responsibility, but that adversely affect its AIDS clinical research efforts, and urges federal action to eliminate them.



HIV Aids

HIV Aids Author Jess T. Ford
ISBN-10 0788179624
Release 1998-06-01
Pages 72
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This report reviews the Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) prevention activities of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). HIV/AIDS is spreading rapidly throughout the world. Specifically, the report examines (1) the contributions USAID has made to the global effort to prevent AIDS and the methods USAID uses to provide financial oversight over its AIDS prevention activities and (2) the extent to which UNAIDS has met its goal of leading an expanded and broad-based, worldwide response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.



Characterizing the HIV AIDS Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa

Characterizing the HIV AIDS Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa Author Francisca Ayodeji Akala
ISBN-10 9780821381380
Release 2010
Pages 282
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"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 gap by providing the first-ever comprehensive scientific assessment and data-driven epidemiological synthesis of HIV's spread in MENA. It is based on a literature review and analysis of thousands of largely unrecognized publications, reports, and data sources extracted from scientific literature or collected from sources at the local, national, and regional levels. The resulting collection of data provides a solid foundation on which efforts to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS can be based. 'Characterizing the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa' will be of particular interest to policy makers, researchers, development practitioners, and specialists in public health and epidemiology."



In the Shadow of the Epidemic

In the Shadow of the Epidemic Author Walt Odets
ISBN-10 0822316382
Release 1995
Pages 314
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For gay men who are HIV-negative in a community devastated by AIDS, survival may be a matter of grief, guilt, anxiety, and isolation. In the Shadow of the Epidemic is a passionate and intimate look at the emotional and psychological impact of AIDS on the lives of the survivors of the epidemic, those who must face on a regular basis the death of friends and, in some cases, the decimation of their communities. Drawing upon his own experience as a clinical psychologist and a decade-long involvement with AIDS/HIV issues, Walt Odets explores the largely unrecognized matters of denial, depression, and identity that mark the experience of uninfected gay men. Odets calls attention to the dire need to address issues that are affecting HIV-negative individuals—from concerns about sexuality and relations with those who are HIV-positive to universal questions about the nature and meaning of survival in the midst of disease. He argues that such action, while explicitly not directing attention away from the needs of those with AIDS, is essential to the human and biological well-being of gay communities. In the immensely powerful firsthand words of gay men living in a semiprivate holocaust, the need for a broader, compassionate approach to all of the AIDS epidemic’s victims becomes clear. In the Shadow of the Epidemic is a pathbreaking first step toward meeting that need.



Ending the Epidemic of Child Abuse

Ending the Epidemic of Child Abuse Author Robert Anthony
ISBN-10 9780557026913
Release 2009-07-20
Pages 285
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Designed to change anyone's life; you cannot read this book and walk away unchanged. "Ending the Epidemic of Child Abuse" is an all encompassing guide for survivors that will help you learn to thrive, not just survive. Anyone can read this book to learn how to help survivors of child abuse across the globe, and it all starts by changing one life at a time. This book covers all the information required to become totally psychologically healthy. In this book I start by explaining the critical first steps needed for healing, and I end up explaining how to use all the tools I mention in a way to end the suffering that is due to child abuse. This book is timeless, the information will be just as valuable, and applicable 20 years from now as it is today. Every survivor can benefit from the knowledge it contains.



Strategic Communication in the HIV AIDS Epidemic

Strategic Communication in the HIV AIDS Epidemic Author Neill McKee
ISBN-10 9788132101741
Release 2004-06-09
Pages 351
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This book promotes the use of strategic communication to fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Focusing on strategic communication for positive and measurable behaviour change, the authors elaborate on a wide range of issues including: the importance of advocacy and community mobilization; comprehensive approaches to prevention and the use of communication in reducing stigma; communication programmes for a wide range of specific groups including intravenous drug users and refugees; the role of communication in support of clinical and social services; the care and support of vulnerable children; and selected communication approaches such as entertainment-education, telephone hotlines and digital communication. Case studies are employed to illustrate the concepts and show how strategic communication has been used in different developing countries for training and in designing communication programmes.



The Epidemic

The Epidemic Author Suzanne Young
ISBN-10 9781481444699
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 384
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Can one girl help others find closure by slipping into the identities of their loved ones? Find out in this riveting sequel to The Remedy and companion to the New York Times bestselling The Program and The Treatment. In a world before The Program… Quinlan McKee has spent her life acting as other people. She was a closer—a person hired to play the role of the recently deceased in order to give their families closure. Through this process, Quinn learned to read people and situations, even losing a bit of herself to do so. But she couldn’t have guessed how her last case would bring down her entire world. The only person Quinn trusts is Deacon, her best friend and the love of her life. Except Deacon’s been keeping secrets of his own, so Quinn must set out alone to find Arthur Pritchard, the doctor who’s been trying to control her life. The journey brings Quinn to Arthur’s daughter, Virginia, who tells Quinn the truth about Pritchard’s motives. The former closer will start to see that she is the first step in fighting an epidemic. But Quinlan doesn’t want to be a cure. And with all the lies surrounding her, she realizes she has no one left to rely on but herself—even if she doesn’t know who that is anymore.



Global Institutions and the HIV AIDS Epidemic

Global Institutions and the HIV  AIDS Epidemic Author Franklyn Lisk
ISBN-10 9781135226121
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 160
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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.



Combating AIDS

Combating AIDS Author Arvind Singhal
ISBN-10 0761997288
Release 2003
Pages 425
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`This gripping narrative not only documents the history of humankind's interaction with a clever virus, it brings to the forefront the much and understated and underused role of communication in HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment. Singhal and Rogers remind us that our global environment is shaped by powerful communication means and methods that, if properly harnessed, can help defeat the plague of the 21st century' - Neil McKee, Senior Technical Advisor for HIV//AIDS and Adolescent Health, Johns Hopkins University HIV//AIDS is a matter of global concern. The world is now more than 20 years into the HIV//AIDS crisis with no vaccine in sight, and relatively few effective and sustainable prevention programs. Although the rate of HIV infection and AIDS deaths has declined in the richer nations of the developed world, infection rates are soaring in developing countries. AIDS is now the leading cause of death in Africa, and the fourth leading cause of death globally.



AIDS Epidemiology

AIDS Epidemiology Author Ron Brookmeyer
ISBN-10 9780199748747
Release 1994-01-06
Pages 376
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AIDS has appeared in more than 130 countries, and over 100,000 cases of AIDS have been reported in the U.S. alone. More and more, the public will be depending on statisticians to provide answers about the future course of this epidemic. This comprehensive work confronts the problems that are unique to AIDS research and unites them under a single conceptual framework. It focuses on methods for the design and analysis of epidemiologic studies, the natural history of AIDS and the transmission of HIV, methods for tracking and projecting the course of the epidemic, and statistical issues in therapeutic trials. The various methods of monitoring and forecasting this disease receive comprehensive treatment. These methods include back-calculation, which the authors developed; interpretation of survey data on HIV prevalence; mathematical models for HIV transmission; and approaches that combine different types of epidemiological data. Much of this material -- such as a discussion of methods for assessing safety of the blood supply, an evaluation of survey approaches, and methods to project pediatric AIDS incidence -- is not available in any other work.



HIV Aids in the Middle East And North Africa

HIV Aids in the Middle East And North Africa Author Carol Lynn Jenkins
ISBN-10 0821355783
Release 2003
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Crafting the New Nigeria

Crafting the New Nigeria Author Robert I. Rotberg
ISBN-10 1588262995
Release 2004
Pages 273
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Is Nigeria, with its vast wealth in both human and natural resources, on the path to realizing its enormous potential? Or is it in danger of becoming a failed state? 'Crafting the New Nigeria' considers the challenges that the country's leadership now faces, offering analyses of Nigeria s current political and economic systems.



Kazakhstan Fanning the Flames

Kazakhstan  Fanning the Flames Author Rachel Denber
ISBN-10
Release 2003
Pages 51
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Recommendations -- Methods -- Background -- Abuses against injection drug users and sex workers -- Problems with state-run aids-related services -- Stigma and discrimination -- The penal system and isolation of HIV-positive prisoners -- Legal standards -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements.



The AIDS Crisis

The AIDS Crisis Author Douglas A. Feldman
ISBN-10 0313287155
Release 1998
Pages 266
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Offers a narrative historical overview of the AIDS crisis, including the history, global impact, legal and ethical aspects, human side, and political implications of the disease



The Metabolic Syndrome Program

The Metabolic Syndrome Program Author Karlene Karst
ISBN-10 9780470156896
Release 2008-08-25
Pages 272
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Big Belly? High Body Mass Index? High Blood Pressure? If this sounds like you, you may be one of the millions of North Americans with Metabolic Syndrome. Predicted by medical experts as the likely number one risk factor for heart disease-Metabolic Syndrome, or MSX, describes a constellation of conditions, including those mentioned above, of which the body' resistance to insulin is a primary feature. A byproduct of obesity, 25 percent of the adult U.S. population is now estimated to have MSX. The Metabolic Syndrome Program offers readers a sensible lifestyle-based approach to treating MSX. One of the first books to name and address this condition, The Metabolic Syndrome Program outlines a realistic plan of treatment-without magic pills or quick-fixes to a growing and little-known threat to public health. The Metabolic Syndrome Program includes: Facts about MSX, the risk factors associated with it and its impact on your overall health The role of nutrition in combating MSX The truth about fats, carbs and proteins and the balance needed to maintain optimal health All the latest research on insulin resistance, Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension and Cardiovascular disease-the worst outcomes of metabolic syndrome Detailed information on natural supplements that can be used to combat the risk factors of MSX Recipes and meal plans that will help you make the immediate lifestyle changes required if you are one of the millions at risk for MSX "Karlene Karst has done an excellent job outlining the seriousness of obesity and insulin resistance, and their ensuing complications,while providing a nutrition and lifestyle action plan to help you get back to the basics of good health." --Sam Graci, author of the Path to Phenomenal Health and The Food Connection "The Metabolic Syndrome Program provides an effective comprehensive solution by detailing a clear, rational approach to a complex topic." --Michael T. Murray, N.D., co-author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine



Community Practice Skills

Community Practice Skills Author Dorothy N Gamble
ISBN-10 9780231520928
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 496
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Dorothy N. Gamble and Marie Weil differentiate among a range of intervention methods to provide a comprehensive and effective guide to working with communities. Presenting eight distinct models grounded in current practice and targeted toward specific goals, Gamble and Weil take an unusually inclusive step, combining their own extensive experience with numerous case and practice examples from talented practitioners in international and domestic settings. The authors open with a discussion of the theories for community work and the values of social justice and human rights, concerns that have guided the work of activists from Jane Addams and Martin Luther King Jr. to Cesar Chavez, Wangari Maathai, and Vandana Shiva. They survey the concepts, knowledge, and perspectives influencing community practice and evaluation strategies. Descriptions of eight practice models follow, incorporating real-life case examples from many parts of the world and demonstrating multiple applications for each model as well as the primary roles, competencies, and skills used by the practitioner. Complexities and variations encourage readers to determine, through comparative analysis, which model at which time best fits the goals of a community group or organization, given the context, culture, social, economic, and environmental issues and opportunities for change. An accompanying workbook stressing empowerment strategies and skills development is also available from Columbia University Press.