AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

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AIDS:: Trading Fears for Facts: A Guide for Teens
Karen Hein & Teresa Foy Digeronimo
Book
1989
Aids Activist
Lynch, Michael
Book
2003
Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health
Garrett, Laurie
Book
2000
The story of recent failings of public health systems across the globe.
Burning Desires: Sex in America: A report from the field
Chappele, Steve & Talbot, David
Book
1989
Burning Desires looks at the state of sex in the aftermath of the `sexual counter-revolution' that marked the 1980s.
Call Me Kuchu
Zouhall-Worrall, Malika; Fairfax, Katherine
Film/Video
2012
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while ...
Censored: The News That Didn't Make The News - And Why: The 1995 Project Censored Yearbook
Jensen, Carl, and Project Censored. Introduction by Michael Crichton. Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow.
Book
1996
Documenting how the U.S. mass media does a shabby job, deliberately or negligently withholding information of vital importance.
Critical Paths: Organizing on health Issues in the community
Keck, Jennifer; Dauphinais, Denriette; Lewko, John
Book
1989
863-AIDS: Working at the AIDS Hotline
Article
1986
An account of working on an HIV-aids helpline in San Francisco.
Health Hazard: New Internationalist January/February 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
A look into the history of public health and the challenges it is facing.
The No-Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS
Usdin, Shereen
Book
2003
This book gives an overview of the origins of HIV, the ways in which it spreads, the profits made by drug companies, women's special vulnerability and the positive action being taken by people and com...
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa
Lewis, Stephen
Book
2005
This book is a compilation of the 2005 Massey Lectures on the topic of the Millennium Development Goals, with a special focus on AIDS in Africa. Lewis' lectures are personal and passionate in their d...
South Africa's Deadly Decade of HIV Denial: Against The Current vol. 111
Bond, Patrick
Article
2004
The African National Congress has returned to power with an overwhelming majority in South Africa's third post apartheid democratic election. With millions of South Africans dying early because of AI...
Treatment Action Campaign: Connexipedia Article
Article
A South African AIDS activist movement.
United in Anger: A History of ACT UP
Hubbard, Jim
Film
2012
Examines the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic.
The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS
Pisani, Elizabeth
Book
2008
Pisani's book The Wisdom of Whores is a scathing attack on the bureaucratic international aid communities that deal with HIV/AIDS. Topics include: injection of drugs and the idea of harm reduction by ...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Consumer Health Organization of Canada
Our mission is to improve the quality and longevity of life using the "wholistic approach" encompassing physical, mental, spiritual, social and economic well-being. We publish a newsletter, distribute...
Dying With Dignity
To improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values and beliefs.
Lesbian and Gay Archivist
To acquire, preserve and provide public service for material in any medium relating to lesbians and gays, with an emphasis on Canada, but in the context of events worldwide.
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
The Cochrane Collaboration/The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide. It produces and dissemin...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

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New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.