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Corp Author National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Data and Research Priorities for Arresting AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Title Preventing and mitigating AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa : research and data priorities for the social and behavioral sciences / Barney Cohen and James Trussell, editors ; Panel on Data and Research Priorities for Arresting AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996.

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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control.
Africa South of the Sahara.
Alt Name Cohen, Barney, 1959-
Trussell, James.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 356 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Societal context -- Epidemiology of the HIV/AIDS epidemic -- Sexual behavior and HIV/AIDS -- Primary HIV-prevention strategies -- Mitigating the impact of the epidemic -- Building capacity for AIDS-related research.
Summary The AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to affect all facets of life throughout the subcontinent. Deaths related to AIDS have driven down the life expectancy rate of residents in Zambia, Kenya, and Uganda with far-reaching implications. This book details the current state of the AIDS epidemic in Africa and what is known about the behaviors that contribute to the transmission of the HIV infection. It lays out what research is needed and what is necessary to design more effective prevention programs.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 0585023646 (electronic bk.)
9780585023649 (electronic bk.)
9780309054805 (print)
030905480X (print)
0309090180 (pbk.)
9780309090186 (pbk.)
OCLC # 42329012
Additional Format Print version: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Data and Research Priorities for Arresting AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Preventing and mitigating AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996 030905480X (DLC) 96011347 (OCoLC)34281781
Table of Contents
 Summary1
 Resume21
1Introduction45
2Societal Context57
3Epidemiology of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic69
4Sexual Behavior and HIV/AIDS105
5Primary HIV-Prevention Strategies155
6Mitigating the Impact of the Epidemic204
7Building Capacity for Aids-Related Research251
 References271
 Appendix A: Panel Visits to Three African Countries, January 20 February 12, 1995315
 Appendix B: Biographical Sketches340
 Index347