Commentary: HIV/AIDS in the 1990s and beyond
- HIV/AIDS pandemic is worsening. Halweil, Brian // World Watch;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p31
States that the worldwide HIV/AIDS pandemic is worsening. Mortality and morbidity rates related to the diseases; Regions worst hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic; Countries that have implemented successful prevention programs as indicated in the decline in infection rates for such diseases.
- WHO: The global HIV/AIDS situation--spring 1991. // Women's International Network News;Summer91, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on the HIV/AIDS situation in 1991. Cases; Preventive efforts; Global projections for the year 2000.
- AIDS Over Asia. Ayres, Ed // World Watch;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p29
Predicts the full blown spread of AIDS in China by 2010. Number of AIDS cases expected to spread in China by 2010; Reasons for the rapid spread of the disease in the country; Impact of the health situation on the country.
- AIDS time bomb still ticking in former Soviet states. Pringle, Heather // New Scientist;7/20/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2039, p6
Forecasts the possibility of an AIDS epidemic in the former Soviet Union states. Impact of the collapse of communism on the spread of HIV; Improvement in access to illegal drugs; Efforts to mount a major prevention program to ward off the epidemic.
- Purple Is The Color Of The Future. Mullan, Fitzhugh // Health Affairs;May/Jun2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p215
Although HIV/AIDS first erupted in North America and Europe, the virus has spread inexorably to the less developed nations of the world, reaching pandemic proportions in some parts of Africa and threatening massive human devastation in Asia. With antiretroviral drugs priced well beyond the...
- Epidemiology, Evolution, and Future of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Levin, Bruce R.; Bull, J. J.; Stewart, Frank M. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;May/Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p505
We used mathematical models to address several questions concerning the epidemiologic and evolutionary future of HIV/AIDS in human populations. Our analysis suggests that 1) when HIV first enters a human population, and for many subsequent years, the epidemic is driven by early transmissions,...
- The global epidemiology of HIV/AIDS. Morison, Linda // British Medical Bulletin;Sep2001, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p7
In this paper, the ways in which HIV is transmitted and factors facilitating transmission are described, although we still do not fully understand why the HIV epidemic has spread so heterogeneously across the globe. Estimates of HIV prevalence vary in quality but give some idea of trends in...
- Global surveillance and forecasting of AIDS. Chin, J.; Mann, J. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1998, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p429
Reviews the surveillance and global patterns of infections with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the etiologic agent of AIDS. Surveillance coordinated by a special unit in the Global Programme on AIDS; Three general patterns of AIDS; Comments on AIDS projections; Short-term forecasting...
- Pacific region acknowledges AIDS epidemic. // Australian Nursing Journal;Apr99, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p14
Deals with the increasing number of HIV and AIDS cases in the South Pacific region. Data from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community; Factors that contributed to the increase; Details on the rate of the HIV and AIDS cases in several South Pacific islands.