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Universal Access… Now?

Publié le 1 octobre, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Universal Access… Now?

At this year’s International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, there appears to be a disjuncture between research and reality. Resources are being aimed at ‘our’ AIDS problem, a problem which is rooted in small pockets of the developed world’s population; whereas, ‘their’ AIDS problem is of a different nature altogether – and it forms the […]

Weakening Immunity: HIV/AIDS and the State

Publié le 1 décembre, 2007 | Pas de commentaires
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Weakening Immunity: HIV/AIDS and the State

What is the effect of HIVS/AIDS on the state? Civil society can be considered the ‘immune system’ of the state in that it is a pre-requisite for sustaining democracy and is an integral requirement for combating HIV/AIDS. What emerges is a recursive crisis, where any state that fails to cope with the epidemic will see […]