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The Resource AIDS between science and politics, Peter Piot ; translated by Laurence Garey, (electronic resource/)

AIDS between science and politics, Peter Piot ; translated by Laurence Garey, (electronic resource/)

Label
AIDS between science and politics
Title
AIDS between science and politics
Statement of responsibility
Peter Piot ; translated by Laurence Garey
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Title
AIDS between science and politics
Creator
Contributor
Summary
Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), recounts his experience as a clinician, scientist, and activist fighting the disease from its earliest manifestation to today. The AIDS pandemic was not only catastrophic to the health of millions worldwide but also fractured international relations, global access to new technologies, and public health policies in nations across the globe. As he struggled to get ahead of the disease, Piot found science does little good when it operates independently of politics and economics, and politics is worthless if it rejects scientific evidence and respect for human rights
Subject
Genre
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414861
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.19697/92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Revised and updated translation of: Le sida dans le monde: entre science et politique / Peter Piot. Paris : Odile Jacob, c2011
LC call number
RA643.8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Peter Piot ; translated by Laurence Garey
Label
AIDS between science and politics, Peter Piot ; translated by Laurence Garey, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=982201
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • HOU-ONLINE
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A heterogeneous and still evolving epidemic -- Hyperendemic HIV in Southern Africa : the heritage of apartheid -- AIDS as an international political issue -- A new type of transnational civil society movement -- The right to treatment -- Combination prevention -- The economics of AIDS -- Prominence of human rights -- The long-term view
Control code
ocn908335753
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231538770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1896639
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • B79F9E0F-61E4-42BF-A00E-195636B7A0F9
  • 22573/ctt145j8g4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908335753
  • (Sirsi) a1896639

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