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HIV, Health & Your Community

by: Reuben Granich

Publisher: Hesperian Foundation (1999)

$18.00

HIV, Health and Your Community is a thorough, easy-to-understand guide for health workers throughout the world. Designed as a manual for people confronting the HIV pandemic in their communities, it is easily accessible to those with little medical or technical knowledge. Topics range from the biology of the virus and the epidemiology of the disease to the mechanics of designing prevention programs and writing grant proposals.This new 2006 printing includes updated information on: ART, co-trimoxizile and other medicines; water purification, nutritional support and other strategies for care in low-resource areas; HIV testing; HIV in pregnancy and breastfeeding; and current data on HIV prevalence around the world.