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AIDS Between Science and Politics

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Description for AIDS Between Science and Politics Hardback. Revised and updated translation of: Le sida dans le monde: entre science et politique / Peter Piot. Paris: Odile Jacob, c2011. Translator(s): Garey, Laurence. Num Pages: 216 pages, 22 figures. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP; MJCJ2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 166 x 237 x 24. Weight in Grams: 492.
Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), recounts his experience as a clinician, scientist, and activist fighting the disease from its earliest manifestation to today. The AIDS pandemic was not only catastrophic to the health of millions worldwide but also fractured international relations, global access to new technologies, and public health policies in nations across the globe. As he struggled to get ahead of the disease, Piot found science does little good when it operates independently of politics and economics, and politics is worthless if it rejects scientific evidence and respect for human ... Read more

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About Peter Piot
Peter Piot is the director of the renowned London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a professor of global health. He is a former Under Secretary General of the United Nations, the founding executive director of UNAIDS, and co-discoverer of the Ebola virus, and former president of the International AIDS Society. He has published more than 500 scientific papers ... Read more

Reviews for AIDS Between Science and Politics
AIDS Between Science and Politics is superb, well-crafted, and timely. The book is an excellent and valuable addition to the scientific literature. And who is better placed to address the multitude of issues pertaining to HIV/AIDS than Peter Piot?
Mark Wainberg, McGill University AIDS Between Science and Politics is a compelling, expert analysis from the founding director of UNAIDS. ... Read more

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