Journals Higher Education

$130.00

Hardcover

15 December 2008

464 Pages | 75 b/w line illus.

ISBN: 9780199225859


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A Decade of HAART

The Development and Global Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Edited by José M Zuniga, Alan Whiteside, Amin Ghaziani, and John G Bartlett

  • Charts the clinical history of HIV from 1981 to the present day, showing how it has become a disease affecting 42 million people globally, over the course of 25 years
  • Details the evolution of HIV treatment from monotherapy to combination highly active antiretroviral therapy, showing how trial and error ushered in the modern HAART era
  • Discusses the economic, social and public policy impacts of both HIV and the introduction of HAART
  • Covers issues such as stigma and discrimination and the cost of fighting the disease
  • Predicts future challenges to the introduction of HAART globally, and looks at what long-term HAART might mean to the quality of life of those on treatment
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