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Documentation on hiv/aids

A small colletion of documentation related to alcohol's role in HIV/AIDS

Documentation on alcohol and drugs related to hiv/aids:

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has made a summary of the Extent of HIV/AIDS and Intravenous Drug Use across the Globe. Available here.

The WHO report ““Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk Behaviour: A Cross-Cultural Study in Eight Countries” can be ordered from the WHO online book shop. Order Number 11500618. ISBN-13 9789241562898.

African Journal: Role of substance abuse in the African HIV/AIDS epidemic: A special issue of the African Journal of Drug and Alcohol studies is devoted to broadening the knowledge base on the role of alcohol and drugs in the spreading of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Research material is presented from Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

“A Population-Based Study on Alcohol and High-Risk Sexual Behaviors in Botswana”. By Sheri D. Weiser, Karen Leiter, Michele Heisler, Willi McFarland, Fiona Percy-de Korte, Sonya M. DeMonner, Sheila Tlou, Nthabiseng Phaladze, Vincent Iacopino, David R. Bangsberg.

An article about the population study from Botswana can be downloaded in pdf version here. 

”Sensation seeking, alcohol use, and sexual behaviors among sexually transmitted infection clinic patients in Cape Town, South Africa” By Kalichman, Seth C.; Simbayi, Leickness C.; Jooste, Sean; Cain, Demetria; Cherry, Charsey.

The abstract is available here.  

Web page with WHO publications relevant to Injecting Drug Use and hiv/aids.

Resources on hiv/aids in general

Basic facts: “What is AIDS” 

UNAIDS; Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic 2006

World Bank Glossary on HIV/AIDS

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