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The Resource HIV/AIDS, illness, and African well-being, edited by Toyin Falola and Matthew M. Heaton

HIV/AIDS, illness, and African well-being, edited by Toyin Falola and Matthew M. Heaton

Label
HIV/AIDS, illness, and African well-being
Title
HIV/AIDS, illness, and African well-being
Statement of responsibility
edited by Toyin Falola and Matthew M. Heaton
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
HIV/AIDS, Illness and African Well-Being' highlights the specific health problems facing Africa today, most particularly the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Taking a multi-disciplinary approach, the book presents not only various health crises, but also the larger historical and contemporary contexts within which they must be understood and managed
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora,
HIV/AIDS, illness, and African well-being, edited by Toyin Falola and Matthew M. Heaton
Label
HIV/AIDS, illness, and African well-being, edited by Toyin Falola and Matthew M. Heaton
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7722/j.ctt81pdq
Publication
Note
"The chapters presented here were originally presented at a conference on African health and illness held at the University of Texas at Austin from March 25-27, 2005"--Acknowledgments
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The infectious continent : Africa, disease, and the western imagination / Sophie Wertheimer -- Waterborne diseases and urban water supply in Makurdi, Nigeria, 1927-60 / Akpen Philip -- Smallpox and social control in colonial Saint-Louis-du-Senegal, 1850-1916 / Kalala Ngalamulume -- Poor man's trouble, rich man's graveyard : a study of malaria and epidemiological sciences since the nineteenth century / Raphael Chijioke Njoku -- Perceptions of epilepsy in a traditional society : an Akan (Ghana) family's experience / Cecilia S. Obeng -- Disability in Nigeria / Gabriel B. Fosu [and others] -- The microbial rebellion : trends and containment of antimicrobial resistance in Africa / Iruka N. Okeke
  • Development and the epidemiologic transition in Sub-Saharan Africa / Kathryn H. Jacobsen and Melissa K. Van Dyke -- The economic burden of Buruli ulcer disease on households in rural Ghana / Frank N.F. Dadzie, Ellen A.S. Whitney, and Gerald M. Mumma -- Health issues in a mining community in South Africa / Freek Cronj√© and Charity Chenga -- Globalization, health, and the hajj : the West African pilgrimage scheme, 1919-38 / Matthew M. Heaton -- Of savages and mass killing : HIV/AIDS, Africa, and the crisis of global health governance / Obijiofor Aginam -- Vicissitudes of AIDS policies in Burkina Faso from 1985 to 2001: a historical perspective / Yacouba Banhoro
  • Factors associated with deliberate attempts to transmit HIV infection among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania / William N. Mkanta -- Development and alternative mitigation treatment opportunities of the HIV/AIDS epidemic / Richard Beilock and Kaley Creswell -- Confusion, anger, and denial : results of HIV/AIDS focus group discussions with urban adult Zimbabweans / Mandi Chikombero -- Three proposals for analyzing the economic growth effects of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa / Richard Beilock
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1 online resource (x, 414 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282080645
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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Specific material designation
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