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Impact, Awareness and Social Implications of living with HIV/AIDS

Edited by Eugenia Barros

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa

The past few decades have seen the escalation of HIV-infections and the 'frantic' search for new drugs to treat the millions of people that live with HIV-AIDS. However because HIV-AIDS cannot be cured, but only controlled with drugs, and the Antiretroviral (ARV) treatment itself results in some undesirable conditions, it is important to generate wider awareness of the plight of people living with this condition. This book attempts to provide information of the initiatives that have been used, successfully or unsuccessfully, to both prevent and combat this 'pandemic' taking into consideration the social, economic, cultural and educational aspects that involve individuals, communities and the countries affected.

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HIV-infectionImpact, Awareness and Social Implications of living with HIV/AIDSEdited by Eugenia Barros

Published: October 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1754

ISBN: 978-953-307-343-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6538-5

Copyright year: 2011

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47105 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. HIV Epidemiology and Prevention

By Ayesha B.M. Kharsany and Quarraisha Abdool Karim


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2. The State of the Science: A 5 - Year Review on the Computer - Aided Design for Global Anti - AIDS Drug Development

By Jian Jun Tan, Chang Liu, Yao Wang, Li Ming Hu, Cun Xin Wang and Xing Jie Liang


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3. HIV Prevention Needs Epidemiological Data

By Tounkara A., Koné A., Diarra B., Maiga A.I., Oumar A.A., Hammond A.S., Diop S. and Sarro Y.S.


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4. Facial Lipoatrophy and AIDS

By Flávia Machado Gonçalves Soares and Izelda Maria Carvalho Costa


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5. Update on the Royal Perth Hospital Anogenital Wart Database

By McCloskey J.C., Phillips M., French M.A.H., Flexman J., McCallum D. and Metcalf C.


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6. Kidney Involvement in HIV Infection

By Naheed Ansari


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7. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life Among People Living with HIV/AIDS

By Norkhafizah Saddki and Wan Majdiah Wan Mohamad


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8. HIV-Co Opportunistic Infections - A Current Picture in Tropical Climatic Eastern Indian Seropositive Population

By Nilanjan Chakraborty


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9. Challenges Associated with the Effective Management of HIV Infection in a Low Income Setting in Sub Saharan Africa: Case Study of Nigeria

By Osaro Erhabor, Oseikhuemen Adebayo Ejele, Chijioke Adonye Nwauche, Chris Akani, Eyindah Cosmos, Dennis Allagoa, Edward Alikor A.D., Ojule Aaron C., Hamilton Opurum, Orikomaba Obunge, Seye Babatunde, Nnenna Frank-Peterside, Sonny Chinenye, Ihekwaba E. Anele, Teddy Charles Adias, Emmanuel Uko, Agbonlahor Dennis E., Fiekumo Buseri I., Zacheus Awortu Jeremiah, Wachuckwu Confidence, Obioma Azuonwu, Abbey S.D., Onwuka Frank, Etebu Ebitimi N., Seleye-Fubara D. and Osadolor Humphrey


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10. Prevention Strategies for HIV Infection Risk Reduction Among Hispanic/Latino Adolescents

By Diana M. Fernández-Santos, Wanda Figueroa-Cosme, Christine Miranda, Johanna Maysonet, Angel Mayor-Becerra and Robert Hunter-Mellado


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11. Missed Opportunities for HIV Infection Prevention in HIV Sero-Discordant and X-Negative Concordant Couples

By Netsanet Fetene and Dessie Ayalew


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12. Community Participation in HIV/AIDS Programs

By Lawrence Mbuagbaw and Elizabeth Shurik


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13. The Culture Inspired Hybrid Interpretations of the HIV/AIDS Lived-Experiences

By Uchenna Beatrice Amadi-Ihunwo


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14. Seroprevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Among Blood Donors in Jos - Nigeria

By Egesie Julie and Egesie Gideon


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15. Living and Working with HIV/AIDS: A Lifelong Process of Adaptation

By André Samson and Habib Siam


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16. Factors Associated with Neuropsychological Impairment in HIV Infection

By Yogita Rai, Tanusree Dutta and Ambak Kumar Rai


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17. HIV Infection: Implications on Surgical Practice

By Peter M. Nthumba and Paul I. Juma


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18. Ethical and Psychosocial Aspects of HIV/AIDS

By N. Cannovo, M. Paternoster, I. Burlin, M. Colangelo and V. Graziano


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19. Acceptability of HIV Vaccine - Efficacy Trials in Drug Users and Sexual Partners of HIV Infected Patients in Barcelona, Spain

By Arantza Sanvisens, Inmaculada Rivas, Rosa Guerola, Patricia Cobarsi, Rayen Rall, Daniel Fuster, Joan Romeu, Bonaventura Clotet, Jordi Tor and Robert Muga


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