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Author Knight, Lindsay.

Title UNAIDS : the first ten years 1996-2007 / by Lindsay Knight
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (286 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary This is the history of a relatively young organization-UNAIDS, launched in 1996 to strengthen the way in which the United Nations (UN) was responding to AIDS, one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known. By 1996, some 15 years since a few cases of the new condition were first reported in a scientific publication, over four million people had died from AIDS, several million were living with HIV and the future predictions were dire. This book relates the struggles and achievements of the institution, and the contribution it has made to the progress, however slow and faltering at times, i
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention.
HIV infections -- Prevention.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
ISBN 9291738158 (electronic bk.)
9789291738151 (electronic bk.)