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Chris Beyrer - War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia - New Edition - 9781786991935 - V9781786991935
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War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia - New Edition

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Description for War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia - New Edition Paperback. Builds on and expands Beyrer's innovative work on HIV in Southeast Asia, exploring new strategies for effective HIV prevention. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FM; JFFH2; MBNS; MBP; MJCJ2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Effective treatment for HIV and AIDS came in 1996. For sufferers in the developed world, this marked a true watershed moment: the end of the death sentence. But for many in the developing world, including in Southeast Asia, these new treatments remained far out of reach. In his early thirties, following the loss of his partner to an AIDS-related illness, Chris Beyrer wrote the first edition of War in the Blood. Three decades later, having served as president of the International AIDS Society, he believes we have arrived at an extraordinary milestone. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Zed Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Weight
28g
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781786991935
SKU
V9781786991935
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About Chris Beyrer
Chris Beyrer is the Desmond Tutu Professor of Public Health and Human Rights at Johns Hopkins University, and was formerly President of the International AIDs Society. He has extensive experience in conducting international research and training programmes on HIV/AIDS around the world, and has served as an advisor on HIV prevention to international bodies including the World Bank, the United ... Read more

Reviews for War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia - New Edition
`As timely and relevant today as it was when it was first published, telling a deeply personal account of the AIDS epidemic and the people still being left behind.' Michel Sidibe, Executive Director of UNAIDS `Beyrer writes with the rigour of an outstanding scientist, and the compassion and energy of ... Read more

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