Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title HIV/AIDS in Europe : moving from death sentence to chronic disease management / edited by Srdan Matic, Jeffrey V. Lazarus & Martin C. Donoghoe
Published Copenhagen, Denmark : World Health Organization Europe, [2006]
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents HIV/AIDS IN EUROPE; Contents; List of abbreviations; Country group designations within the WHO European Region; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Providing treatment, preventing transmission: the challenge of HIV/AIDS in Europe today; 1. Twenty-. ve years of HIV/AIDS in Europe; 2. Empowering people living with HIV in Europe: manifesto, mantra or mirage?; 3. Illicit drug policies and their impact on the HIV epidemic in Europe; 4. Injecting drug use, harm reduction and HIV/AIDS; 5. Silence still = death: 25 years of HIV/AIDS in prisons
Summary In Europe today, HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care are needed more than ever. HIV incidence steady in western and central Europe, and dramatically increasing in eastern Europe remains a major challenge to public health in the 21st century. With more than two million people living with HIV/AIDS in the WHO European Region, no country has been spared. This book tells the story of HIV/AIDS in Europe from a broad variety of perspectives: biomedical, social, cultural, economic and political. The authors are leading experts from across the Region and include both the infected and the affected
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment -- Europe.
AIDS (Disease) -- Europe -- Prevention.
HIV infections -- Treatment -- Europe.
HIV infections -- Europe -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Donoghoe, Martin C.
Lazarus, Jeffrey V.
Matic, Srdan.
ISBN 1280436328
Other Titles MyiLibrary