TITLE

BEHAVIOR-BORNE DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1992, Issue 19, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the right of people infected with HIV to reveal their condition and refrain from the behavior that infects others. Views of columnist Charles Krauthammer on mandatory testing; Stages of the allocation of blame for AIDS; Responsibility of the U.S. government to influence the spread of a behavioral epidemic.
ACCESSION #
17728715

 

Related Articles

  • EDITORIAL. J�rgens, Ralf // Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Apr2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p5 

    This article discusses the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Canada. The new treatments for HIV/AIDS have changed the lives of the vast majority of people with HIV/AIDS in rich countries. Finally, the number of people estimated to be living with HIV in Canada has grown by 40 percent since 1996, from 40,000...

  • Integrating HIV Screening into Routine Health Care in Resource-Limited Settings. Bassett, Ingrid V.; Walensky, Rochelle P. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;May2010 Supplement 3, Vol. 50, pS77 

    The United Nations is committed to achieving universal access to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care, treatment, and prevention. Although the gateway to HIV care and secondary prevention is knowledge of serostatus, use of voluntary counseling and testing in resource-limited settings with the...

  • CARIBBEAN.  // AIDS Epidemic Update 2004;2004, p31 

    A section from the book "AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2004" is presented. It deals with human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV)/ acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in the Caribbean for 2002-2004. AIDS has become the leading cause of death in the Caribbean among adults aged 15-44...

  • Health care systems in transition III. Pakistan, Part II. Pakistan's response to HIV-AIDS. Kazi, Birjees Mazher; Ghaffar, Abdul; Salman, Mohammed // Journal of Public Health Medicine;Mar2000, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p43 

    The article presents a discussion on health care system in Pakistan, in relation to HIV infected people. Though the health care sector has been hampered by a lack of sustainable growth, the issue of AIDS epidemic has been reportedly taken by the government very seriously. The Federal Committee...

  • Optimizing Predictive Mining Techniques in HIV-Related Opportunistic Infections: Case for Botswana. Buthu'gwashe; Zhiyong Li; Kirui, Clement // International Journal of Computer Applications;Aug2013, Vol. 76 Issue 1-16, p1 

    Botswana was one of the first countries to establish a national Antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme in Africa. "Masa," a native word depicting "a new dawn," is the programme name. The AIDS epidemic has led to the emergence of several disease entities which in the pre-AIDS era seemed...

  • Attitude problem. Bhattacharya, Shaoni // New Scientist;7/24/2004, Vol. 183 Issue 2457, p21 

    The unforgiving climate of discrimination is the reality for many HIV-positive people in Asian nations teetering on the edge of a massive AIDS epidemic. The stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS is not exclusive to Asia—some surgeons in the United States refused to treat people with AIDS in the...

  • The Impact of Stigmatization on the Acceptance and Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in the Society: A Case Study of the Civil Servants in Auchi. Agweda, T. O.; Dibua, V. A. // Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology;2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p22 

    This study examines the Impact of Stigmatization on the acceptance and care for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in the society. It is the contention of the study, that stigmatization is one of the problems associated with HIV/AIDS epidemic in the society. This study was carried out among...

  • Number with HIV "at highest yet.".  // Human Resources Magazine;Feb2006, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p25 

    The article reports that there are an estimated 40.3 million HIV-positive people throughout the world, with almost five million infected in 2005, according to the UNAids. There are increasing epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central and East Asia. Sub-Saharan Africa has 25.8 million people living...

  • SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: REVERSING WIDESPREAD HIV/AIDS EPIDEMICS.  // Foreign Affairs;May/Jun2003 Supplement, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p7 

    This article discusses the status of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately 29 million people are currently living with HIV/AIDS in the region. In 2002 alone, 3.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa contacted HIV, accounting for 70 percent of the world's new infections. In...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics