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ISBN: 9788178351124    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2003     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 2362        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Dr. G.C. Satpathy, belongs to new millennium general of popular science writers and editors, with numerous articles in English, Hindi and Oriya, and five books to his credit....Read more
Description About The Author:- Dr. G.C. Satpathy, belongs to new millennium general of popular science writers and editors, with numerous articles in English, Hindi and Oriya, and five books to his credit. Professionally a Physician and associated with Central Reserve Police Force Since three decades, Dr. Satpathy is recipient of Pt Govind Ballab Pant Award and President's Police Medal. His popular books are Healthcare in Indian Police Forces (also in Hindi), AIDS Transmission : Challenges in the New Millennium, Modern Biology, Micro and Nerobiology, etc. He is currently posted in the Base Hospital of CRPF at Guwahati, Assam.Contents:- Contents, Preface 9, Acknowledgements 11, Our Distinguished Panel of Advisers 13, Introduction 15, PART-I : ORIGIN AND CAUSES, 1. Origin of AIDS 25, Primary Cases: The US, Africa, Europe and Haiti, •Testing of Samples of Old Blood •Testing of Blood in, the Tropics •Back-Tracking the AIDs Virus •HIV:, Survival of the Virus •Reporting Scientific, Contemplation •Epidemic Diseases: The Origin of, Syphilis •The Theories of AIDS Origin •The Connection, with Haiti •Blaming the Haitians •Battle of the Blood, Tests: An Old African Disease., 2. The HIV, The Infection and the AIDS 41, HIV: A Slow-acting Virus •HIV-2 •AIDS: Not a Single, Disease •HIV and the Immune System., PART-II: SPREAD OF AIDS, 3. Modes of HIV Transmission 49, Sexual Transmission •Worldwide HIV Infections, •Transmission through Blood Transfusion •Transmission, from Mother-to-Child •Some Groundless Fears., 6 Encyclopaedia of AIDS, 4. AIDS: A Global Epidemic 55, PART-III: EFFECTS OF AIDS, 5. The Effects of AIDS 61, Africa's Motherless Children •The Crippling Cost of, Illness •The Impact of AIDS Deaths., 6. AIDS: The Blame Game 69, Blame Goes Round the World •Apartheid and AIDS, •Disbelief: A Reaction to Blame •Nigeria: Publicity Put, the Clock Back •Blame on the Students •Blame Hinders, AIDS Campaigns •Blame on African Students in India, •Upheaval in India •Kenya: AIDS and Tourism •Blame, on the Foreigners •Blame on the United States •Barring, the Foreigners •List of Countries Testing Foreigners, for AIDS •The Irrationality of Controls., PART-IV: AIDS: AWARENESS AND PREVENTION, 7. Spreading Awareness About AIDS 93, Issues of Credibility., 8. Caring for the Victims 103, Caring for the People •Women Organise to Help, Themselves •Future of Children., 9. Fighting AIDS 111, National AIDS Programmes: The Umbrella •Comprehensive, Prevention •Gross-roots Players •Better Tools, in Store? •Preparing for Vaccine Trials •New Light on, Old STDs •Protection Methods for Women •Societies, Under the Microscope., 10. AIDS Prevention Among Drug Injectors 123, Trial and Error Successful in Glasgow •Effectiveness, of Syringe Exchanges •Scope of Comprehensive, Prevention •Thailand Tackling Drug Problem •Personal, Experience: A Valuable Commodity., Contents 7, 11. Promoting Safer Sex 133, Condoms as a Commodity •Targeting the Most, Vulnerable •Redressing the Balance of Power., PART-V : THE CHALLENGES, 12. Health Care Practitioners: Rights, Duties and, Liabilities 147, Health Care Practitioners •Due Awareness •The, Diagnosis •Universal Precaution and Due Care, •Treatment •The Counseling •Confidentiality and the, Warning •The HIV-Infected Health Care Practitioner., 13. HIV and Insurance 175, Health Insurance •United States of America •Self-, Funding •The Americans with Disabilities Act •Caps, •Jurisdiction •If No Insurance Workplace Coverage, •Health Insurance Outside the United States •Life, Insurance •United States of America •British Isles, •Africa •Asia •Australia and New Zealand •Europe, •Canada •Other Matters •Policies Against Contracting, HIV •Death Futures •Insurance Coverage of Tort, Actions of HIV •Blood Transfusions •Conclusion., 14. Role of NGOs 203, Role of NGOs in National Response to the AIDS, •Understanding the Regional Situations •HIV, Infections •Epidemiological Factors •WHO Guidelines, for National AIDS Programmes •Support from National, AIDS Programmes and Other Sectors •National AIDS, Programmes Should •And NGOs Should •Mechanisms, and Structures of Collaboration •National AIDS, Committees •NGO Co-ordinating Groups and, Networking •NGO Fora and Umbrella Organisations, •Information Exchange •Technical Resource Materials, and Support •Resource Mobilisation and NGO, Activities •NGOs Take the Lead., 8 Encyclopaedia of AIDS, PART-VI: AIDS, WOMEN AND HUMAN RIGHTS, 15. AIDS, Women and Human Rights 219, History of Human Rights •International Foundations, of Human Rights Law •The Obligation of Non-, Discrimination •Sex and Gender Discrimination, •Gender Discrimination and HIV Infection •Some, Other Internationally Protected Human Rights •The, Rights to Life and Survival •The Right to Health Care, •The Right to Liberty and Security of the Person •The, Right to Freedom from Torture or Ill-Treatment •The, Right to Marry and Found a Family •The Right to, Private and Family Life •The Right to the Benefits of, Scientific Progress •The Rights to Information and, Education •Associated Rights •Domestic Application, of International Human Rights Law., PART-VII: AIDS AND ETHICS, 16. AIDS and Ethics 251, The Ethics of Prevention and Protection •Discrimination, and Public Health •Confidentiality and Its Limits, •Coercive Controls •The Ethics of Research •The Ethics, Concerning Care •AIDS and the World •Conclusion., 17. HIV Screening: The Ethical Issues 271, Screening and Behavioural Change •Screening for, Clinical Purposes •Screening for Safety, •Seroprevalence Studies •Changing Testing, Technologies •Conclusions., Index 287About The Book:- There Is No Controversy, Whatsoever, Over The Enormity Of Problems In Relation To Hiv And Aids On The Social, Clinical, Public Health And On The Economic Frontiers. Globally, Since The First Aids Case Was Detected In Usa In 1981, The Hiv/Aids Epidemic Continues Its Expansion Across The Globe With Approx. 16000 New Infections A Day. The Most Rapidly Spreading Virulent Virus Infection And Its Related Syndromes Are Yet The Most Misunderstood Issues In Science. With Numerous Research Material, Documents Surveillance And Study Reports From All Over The World, A Compilation Of The Facts And Figures In The Form Of An Encyclopaedia Is Need Of The Time. Readers May Send Their Opinions, Comments, And To The Editor On The Subject For Incorporating In The Future Editions. Their Contribution Will Be Duly Acknowledged By Me., About The Author:- Dr. G.C. Satpathy, Belongs To New Millennium General Of Popular Science Writers And Editors, With Numerous Articles In English, Hindi And Oriya, And Five Books To His Credit. Professionally A Physician And Associated With Central Reserve Police Force Since Three Decades, Dr. Satpathy Is Recipient Of Pt Govind Ballab Pant Award And President'S Police Medal. His Popular Books Are Healthcare In Indian Police Forces (Also In Hindi), Aids Transmission : Challenges In The New Millennium, Modern Biology, Micro And Nerobiology, Etc. He Is Currently Posted In The Base Hospital Of Crpf At Guwahati, Assam., Content:- Contents, Preface 9, Acknowledgements 11, Our Distinguished Panel Of Advisers 13, Introduction 15, Part-I : Origin And Causes, 1. Origin Of Aids 25, Primary Cases: The Us, Africa, Europe And Haiti, •Testing Of Samples Of Old Blood •Testing Of Blood In, The Tropics •Back-Tracking The Aids Virus •Hiv:, Survival Of The Virus •Reporting Scientific, Contemplation •Epidemic Diseases: The Origin Of, Syphilis •The Theories Of Aids Origin •The Connection, With Haiti •Blaming The Haitians •Battle Of The Blood, Tests: An Old African Disease., 2. The Hiv, The Infection And The Aids 41, Hiv: A Slow-Acting Virus •Hiv-2 •Aids: Not A Single, Disease •Hiv And The Immune System., Part-Ii: Spread Of Aids, 3. Modes Of Hiv Transmission 49, Sexual Transmission •Worldwide Hiv Infections, •Transmission Through Blood Transfusion •Transmission, From Mother-To-Child •Some Groundless Fears., 6 Encyclopaedia Of Aids, 4. Aids: A Global Epidemic 55, Part-Iii: Effects Of Aids, 5. The Effects Of Aids 61, Africa'S Motherless Children •The Crippling Cost Of, Illness •The Impact Of Aids Deaths., 6. Aids: The Blame Game 69, Blame Goes Round The World •Apartheid And Aids, •Disbelief: A Reaction To Blame •Nigeria: Publicity Put, The Clock Back •Blame On The Students •Blame Hinders, Aids Campaigns •Blame On African Students In India, •Upheaval In India •Kenya: Aids And Tourism •Blame, On The Foreigners •Blame On The United States •Barring, The Foreigners •List Of Countries Testing Foreigners, For Aids •The Irrationality Of Controls., Part-Iv: Aids: Awareness And Prevention, 7. Spreading Awareness About Aids 93, Issues Of Credibility., 8. Caring For The Victims 103, Caring For The People •Women Organise To Help, Themselves •Future Of Children., 9. Fighting Aids 111, National Aids Programmes: The Umbrella •Comprehensive, Prevention •Gross-Roots Players •Better Tools, In Store? •Preparing For Vaccine Trials •New Light On, Old Stds •Protection Methods For Women •Societies, Under The Microscope., 10. Aids Prevention Among Drug Injectors 123, Trial And Error Successful In Glasgow •Effectiveness, Of Syringe Exchanges •Scope Of Comprehensive, Prevention •Thailand Tackling Drug Problem •Personal, Experience: A Valuable Commodity., Contents 7, 11. Promoting Safer Sex 133, Condoms As A Commodity •Targeting The Most, Vulnerable •Redressing The Balance Of Power., Part-V : The Challenges, 12. Health Care Practitioners: Rights, Duties And, Liabilities 147, Health Care Practitioners •Due Awareness •The, Diagnosis •Universal Precaution And Due Care, •Treatment •The Counseling •Confidentiality And The, Warning •The Hiv-Infected Health Care Practitioner., 13. Hiv And Insurance 175, Health Insurance •United States Of America •Self-, Funding •The Americans With Disabilities Act •Caps, •Jurisdiction •If No Insurance Workplace Coverage, •Health Insurance Outside The United States •Life, Insurance •United States Of America •British Isles, •Africa •Asia •Australia And New Zealand •Europe, •Canada •Other Matters •Policies Against Contracting, Hiv •Death Futures •Insurance Coverage Of Tort, Actions Of Hiv •Blood Transfusions •Conclusion., 14. Role Of Ngos 203, Role Of Ngos In National Response To The Aids, •Understanding The Regional Situations •Hiv, Infections •Epidemiological Factors •Who Guidelines, For National Aids Programmes •Support From National, Aids Programmes And Other Sectors •National Aids, Programmes Should •And Ngos Should •Mechanisms, And Structures Of Collaboration •National Aids, Committees •Ngo Co-Ordinating Groups And, Networking •Ngo Fora And Umbrella Organisations, •Information Exchange •Technical Resource Materials, And Support •Resource Mobilisation And Ngo, Activities •Ngos Take The Lead., 8 Encyclopaedia Of Aids, Part-Vi: Aids, Women And Human Rights, 15. Aids, Women And Human Rights 219, History Of Human Rights •International Foundations, Of Human Rights Law •The Obligation Of Non-, Discrimination •Sex And Gender Discrimination, •Gender Discrimination And Hiv Infection •Some, Other Internationally Protected Human Rights •The, Rights To Life And Survival •The Right To Health Care, •The Right To Liberty And Security Of The Person •The, Right To Freedom From Torture Or Ill-Treatment •The, Right To Marry And Found A Family •The Right To, Private And Family Life •The Right To The Benefits Of, Scientific Progress •The Rights To Information And, Education •Associated Rights •Domestic Application, Of International Human Rights Law., Part-Vii: Aids And Ethics, 16. Aids And Ethics 251, The Ethics Of Prevention And Protection •Discrimination, And Public Health •Confidentiality And Its Limits, •Coercive Controls •The Ethics Of Research •The Ethics, Concerning Care •Aids And The World •Conclusion., 17. Hiv Screening: The Ethical Issues 271, Screening And Behavioural Change •Screening For, Clinical Purposes •Screening For Safety, •Seroprevalence Studies •Changing Testing, Technologies •Conclusions., Index 287
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