HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

by Katie Marsico
     
 

ISBN-10: 1604539550

ISBN-13: 9781604539554

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

This title examines one of the world's critical issues, HIV/AIDS. Readers will learn the historical background of the issue, leading up to its current and future impact on society. Discussed in detail are the global impacts of HIV/AIDS, medications to help infected persons, and medical research and education to prevent contraction of HIV/AIDS. Also covered are

Overview

This title examines one of the world's critical issues, HIV/AIDS. Readers will learn the historical background of the issue, leading up to its current and future impact on society. Discussed in detail are the global impacts of HIV/AIDS, medications to help infected persons, and medical research and education to prevent contraction of HIV/AIDS. Also covered are prejudices surrounding HIV/AIDS and how this contributes to misinformation and discrimination. Worldwide and nationwide programs to combat HIV/AIDS, such as UNAIDS and PEPFAR, are also introduced. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of HIV/AIDS. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Issues is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604539554
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Essential Issues Series: Set 1
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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