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Title Preventing HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa : a window of opportunity to act
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 86 pages) : illustrations
Series Orientations in development
Orientations in development.
Contents Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Executive Summary; Introduction; Chapter One: Situational Analysis, Justification, and Epidemiological Context; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter Two: Responses and Challenges; Chapter Three: Strategic Directions; Annexes; List of Boxes
Summary The HIV/AIDS epidemic has the potential to impede and even reverse development if not addressed early enough. Poverty and income inequality have been shown to facilitate the diffusion of HIV epidemics. While abject poverty in the Middle East and North Africa region remains low, a significant proportion of the population (23.2%) live under 2 per day and are extremely vulnerable in their ability to cope with shocks. In order to preserve the benefits of national and regional development investments put in place by governments, and donor agencies, greater investments to improve HIV/AIDS advocacy, i
Notes "This strategy was prepared by a team led by Francisca Ayodeji Akala, who together with Carol Jenkins ... were the main authors"--Page vii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Credits "This strategy was prepared by a team led by Francisca Ayodeji Akala, who together with Carol Jenkins... were the main authors." - Acknowledgments
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Africa, North -- Prevention.
AIDS (Disease) -- Middle East -- Prevention.
HIV infections -- Africa, North -- Prevention.
HIV infections -- Middle East -- Prevention.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control.
Africa, Northern.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Akala, Francisca Ayodeji, 1968-
Jenkins, Carolyn M. (Carolyn Marion)
ISBN 082136264X
0821362658 (electronic bk.)
9780821362655 (electronic bk.)