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AIDS (Disease) -- Africa

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Drug Companies Drop South Africa Suit

The news from South Africa yesterday was both good and bad for AIDS activists. Lawyers for a group of over 39 major pharmaceutical companies withdrew their legal challenge to a 1997 South African law that would allow the government to import or produce generic versions of the drugs. The lawsuit proved to be a tremendous public relations blunder for the drug companies, who were depicted as placing...
Africa: HIV/AIDS and Failed Development

This posting from the African Policy Information Center (APIC) contains an analysis of the two-way connection between HIV/AIDS and failed development, adapted for APIC from a longer paper produced for the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD, Geneva) by Joe Collins and Bill Rau. The paper's authors argue that "understanding or designing prevention AIDS programs in light...
World AIDs Day Map

Created by Lex Talkington Design, Inc. this visually stimulating and engaging website takes visitors into the AIDS pandemic and how it has affected children throughout the developing world. After a brief introduction, visitors will be presented with a rotating series of images that profile different children from Thailand, India, Kenya, and a host of other places. Upon clicking each icon, visitors...