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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 international organization HIV/AIDS aid relief RAJ RANA International organizations have repeatedly deceived donors to ensure ever more funding for AIDS-relief efforts. In the mid-1990s, large NGOs and U.N. agencies began to overestimate...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... While the world rightfully applauds a global decrease in both new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths, the Middle East and North Africa have seen quite the opposite. UNAIDS estimates that the region saw 25,000 new infections and 15,000 AIDS-related deaths in 2013, figures up 9 percent and 70 percent...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 78–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., low-wage jobs more than a decade ago. Two women fix their eyes on their small children when they speak with a visitor outside a local health clinic for people living with HIV/AIDS. Even one and two years after their diagnoses, they say it’s difficult to accept their HIV-positive status. They’ve...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2004) 21 (3): 73–78.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to state survival. Three times teachers are Hiv-positive. Up to half of as many people die from AIDS each day as Malawi’s healthcare workers are expected to died in the attacks on September 11, and die of AIDS by 2020, and the disease is ex­ the disease has killed more people than all pected...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
... its drug and HIV $12 million toward Hiv awareness— could policies. Most important, the central gov­ come back to haunt it. China’s recent acces­ ernment should promote a culture of open sion to the World Trade Organization, discussion about aids and narcotics. In which...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... organization devoted to working with sexual minorities: Stop AIDS in Liberia, or SAIL, which, as the name suggests, focuses on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men. The group had seven members working out of a cramped office in downtown Monrovia. Its executive director...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... can also be jailed and deported if caught. The Philippine government can improve the legal support, protective information, and health services it offers to migrant Filipino workers to account for this reality. Discussions on HIV/AIDS also require input from sex workers, who argue that the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2013) 30 (4): 3–8.
Published: 01 December 2013
... (ICESCR), ratified by both China and India. Experience across the globe shows that a successful HIV/AIDS response relies on close collaboration with civil society—allowing people from marginalized communities to organize and express their needs and ideas for positive change through effective and...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... formula for azidothymidines (AZTs) to counter HIV/AIDS. But a published letter to The New York Times , authored by Samuel Broder, a scientist with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and his colleagues from Duke University, pointed out that the company “did not develop or provide the first application...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... HIV/AIDS cases in South Asia. For this and other reasons, greater recognition and government-sponsored patronage of hijra culture should be established. Despite occupying a supposedly sanctioned space in Hindu mythology and Islamic history, transgender communities continue to face harassment...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2002) 18 (4): 45–50.
Published: 01 December 2002
... . Making Friends and Saving Lives Harvey I. Sloane, E dw ard J. Burger, J r ., an d Richard G. Farmer It is a common failure of the imagination to policy. We are understandably anxious about dismiss as a “soft” add-on to foreign policy the specter of infectious disease— Hiv/AIDS...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2005) 21 (4): 57–62.
Published: 01 December 2005
... condoms short, international experts say. tackle world poverty, persistent hunger and But their wider distribution, especially to the Hiv/AIDS epidemic, has entrenched itself the young, is strenuously opposed by the behind global policies that draw their inspi­ conservative lobby and limited by...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2004) 21 (3): 51–66.
Published: 01 September 2004
... ress is to be gauged. U.N. “country teams” power women; 4) reduce child mortality; are to help integrate millennium goals into 5) improve maternal health; 6) combat national development frameworks. The Of­ Hiv/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases; and fice of the Secretary General is required to...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 39–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
... grim. Reports from Gambia and Sierra Leone show a prevalence of disease (especially malaria and HIV/AIDS), low literacy, low school attendance rates, and high infant and child mortality rates. The combined average life expectancy of the Anglophone countries is 53 years, while more than 70 percent of...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 118–123.
Published: 01 June 2018
... by poor sanitation and unsafe water kill 1.4 million children per year, more than measles, malaria, and HIV/AIDS combined. In India, diarrhea kills more than 100,000 children every year under the age of five. Having access to a safe and clean toilet—and using it properly—not only alleviates...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... combined challenges of globalization, high rates of teenage pregnancies, and sexual violence, as well as the continued spread of HIV/AIDS, national and local leaders try to walk the line between accommodating the traditional power of the Catholic Church, complying with international agreements and...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2006) 22 (4): 69–76.
Published: 01 December 2006
... subsistence in 1. International Crisis Group, Nepal’s Maoists: increasingly threatened natural environ­ Their Aims, Structure and Strategy, Asia report no. 104 ments and facing one of the world’s fastest (Kathmandu/Brussels, October 2005), p. i. spreading hiv /aids infection rates. For 2. Ibid., pp. 8...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and hiv/aids have also in­ lashnikov culture,” as militias in the region creased dramatically, outpacing the worst- accumulate arms beyond the control of case scenarios of the early 1990s.5 Some of institutionalized armed forces. Moreover, the same criminal networks involved in the the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2004) 20 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2004
... diseases (particularly tu­ and virtual silence on Chechnya. berculosis and HIV/AIDS), organized crime, Although the authors are undoubtedly and the traffic in drugs and people— from right in contrasting the conceptual under­ the post-Soviet space to Europe and Asia. Russia and America...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 112–118.
Published: 01 December 2017
... likened the effects of climate change on seaweed to that of HIV on a person—it is rarely HIV itself, but rather opportunistic diseases that prove deadly. “The stress that their immune system is under makes them much more vulnerable,” she said, by means of comparison. All around the world, climate change...