by Katherine MacFarlane

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737738681
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/30/2007
Series: Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Understanding AIDS
AIDS: An Overview of the Disease   Rebecca J. Frey   Teresa G. Odle     12
Current Drug Therapies for AIDS$dehealthMD     25
Progress on an AIDS Vaccine$dNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases     32
AIDS: Past, Present, and Future   Susan S. Hunter     38
AIDS in the Developing World   Charlie Furniss     45
Issues Concerning AIDS
The Developed World Has a Moral Obligation to Fight AIDS in the Developing World   Diane Taylor     56
The Developed World Must Fight AIDS to Protect Global Security   Stephan Faris     63
Herpes and Poverty Are Responsible for the AIDS Epidemic in Africa   Emily Oster     71
Cultural Traditions of Sexual Behavior Are Reponsible for the AIDS Epidemic in Africa   Mike Crawley     77
Antiretroviral Drugs (ARVs) Will Curb the African AIDS Epidemic   Peter Gyves     83
Drug Companies Are Responsible for a Lack of AIDS Treatment in the Developing World   Daniel Pepper     90
Mandatory HIV Testing in the United States Will Curb AIDS   Bernadine Healy     96
Mandatory HIV Testing in the United States Is Too Expensive   Sherry Boschert     101
Personal Narratives on AIDS
A Young African Woman Reports on AIDS in Her Lifetime   Suzanne Engo     107
A Young Woman Learns She Is HIV-Positive   Michelle Towner     112
An American Wife and Mother Copes with AIDS   Nell Casey     118
Glossary     125
Chronology     129
Organizations to Contact     133
For Further Reading     137
Index     139

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