TITLE

Social Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Beinart, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;1/21/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers observations on the policies of South African president Thabo Mbeki on AIDS. Communist influence in South African political history; Differences between international and domestic opinion of Mbeki; Explication of his Afrocentric views on AIDS; Suggestion that he is taking the wrong approach to the AIDS crisis by blaming racists for introducing AIDS into Africa, and pharmaceutical companies for profiting from AIDS awareness; Criticism made by the Communist Party for Mbeki's refusal to give antiretroviral drugs to pregnant women.
ACCESSION #
5890705

 

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