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Scourge of a Continent:
The Devastation of AIDS, HIV Prevention Policies,
and the Relief Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa

(Released February 2006)

  by Matthew Ruben  


Key Citations

Web Sites



Web Sites
  1. Action on Women, Girls and HIV/AIDS: Southern Africa (PDF)
    (Richard Delate, UNAIDS, 20 avenue Appia, CH-1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland)

  2. ACT-UP New York - Durban AIDS Conference
    (ACT UP/New York 332 Bleecker St. Suite G5 New York, NY 10014)

  3. ACT-UP New York - Global March for HIV/AIDS Treatment to the International AIDS Conference
    (ACT UP/New York 332 Bleecker St. Suite G5 New York, NY 10014)

  4. Aids
    (Population Resource Center, 15 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540)

  5. AIDS and Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations)

  6. AIDS in Africa
    (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892)

  7. AIDS in Africa (PDF)
    (Raymond W. Copson, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service Reports, National Library for the Environment, National Council for Science and the Environment, 1725 K Street, Suite 212, Washington, DC 20006)

  8. Body Health Resources Corporation: International Aids Fact Sheet
    (Body Health Resources Corporation, 250 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10107, USA)

  9. Case Studies of Population Change and Economic Growth (PDF)
    (RAND, 1700 Main Street, P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407-2138)

  10. The Economic Impacts of HIV/AIDS
    (IPS (Inter Press Service), United Nations Building, New York, NY)

  11. Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Fact Sheet - The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic - Update (PDF)
    (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA)

  12. HIV and Infant Feeding: A Chronology of Research and Policy Advances and Their Implications for Programs
    (U.S. Agency for International Development Information Center, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C. 20523-0016)

  13. HIV/AIDS and business in Africa: A socio-medical response to the economic impact? The case of Cote d'Ivoire
    (MOST Clearing House, 1 rue Miollis, 75732 Paris Cedex 15, France)

  14. HIV/AIDS and Women
    (Physicians for Human Rights, 100 Boylston Street, Suite 702, Boston, MA 02116 USA)

  15. The Impact of AIDS on Population and Economic Growth
    (International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20006-1002)

  16. Impacts of HIV/AIDS on Food Security and Rural Livelihoods (PDF)
    (Integrated Support to Sustainable Development and Food Security Programme (IP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy)

  17. The Implications of HIV/AIDS for Rural Development Policy and Programming: Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa
    (FAO Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy)

  18. International Women's Health Coalition: Women and HIV/AIDS - Select Facts
    (International Women's Health Coalition, 24 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010, USA)

  19. Mobility and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa: A Field Study in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique (PDF)
    (International Organization for Migration (IOM), Regional Office for Southern Africa, PO Box 55391, Arcadia 0007, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa)

  20. Population and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa (PDF)
    (PRB, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20009)

  21. Population Resource Center - AIDS in Africa
    (Population Resource Center, 1725 K Street, NW, Suite 1102, Washington, DC 20006, USA)

  22. Population Resource Center: Executive Summary - AIDS Worldwide
    (Population Resource Center, 1725 K Street, N.W. Suite 1102, Washington, D.C., 2006, USA)