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HIV/AIDS in Africa

(see also World Health Crises: HIV)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

AIDSchannel.org (Zambia).

Aids Support Organization (Uganda).

Médecins sans Frontières (Brussels).

Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication (South Africa).

Treatment Action Campaign (South Africa).

United Nations Joint Program on HIV/AIDS

World Health Organization (WHO)

In the Library: Articles

Crawley, Mike. "Research links more African AIDS cases to needles," Christian Science Monitor (10/2/03):7.

Hyden, Goran. "AIDS, policy & politics: East Africa in comparative perspective," Policy Studies Review 12,1-2 (spr-sum 93).

Rice, Andrew. "An African solution," Nation (6/11/07):25-31. Review essay on Epstein & Nolen (below).

Ross, Emma. "Mandela scolds world over AIDS," San Jose Mercury News (7/15/03):13A.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Barnett, Tony & Piers Blakie. AIDS in Africa: Its Present & Future Impact (NY: Guilford, 1992).

Baylies, Carolyn & Janet Bujra (eds.) AIDS, Sexuality & Gender in Africa: Collective Strategies & Struggles in Tanzania & Zambia (NY: Routledge, 2000).

Bonds, George C. (ed.). AIDS in Africa & the Caribbean (Boulder CO: Westview, 1997).

Broadway, Charmayne. My Life with AIDS: Charmayne Broadway's Story (Half Way House [South Africa]:Southern Book, 1998).

Crewe, Mary. AIDS in South Africa: The Myth & the Reality (London: Penguin, 1992).

Cross, Sholto & Alan Whiteside (eds.) Facing Up to AIDS: The Socio-Economic Impact in Southern Africa (NY: St. Martin's, 1993).

Desai, Asvina. South Africa Still Revolting (Johannesburg: Impact Africa, 1999).

Dialmy, Abdessamad. Jeunesse, SIDA et Islam au Maroc: les comportements sexuels des Marocains (Casablanca: Eddif, 2000).

Docking, Tim. AIDS & Violent Conflict in Africa (Washington: US Institute of Peace, 2001).

Epstein, Helen. The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West, & the Fight against Aids (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007).

Essex, Max et al. (eds.) AIDS in Africa (NY: Raven, 1994).

Fleischman, Janet. Suffering in Silence: The Links Between Human Rights Abuses & HIV Transmission to Girls in Zambia (NY: Human Rights Watch, 2002).

Green, Edward C. AIDS & STDs in Africa: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Healing & Modern Medicine (Boulder CO: Westview, 1994).

Guest, Emma. Children of AIDS: Africa's Orphan Crisis (London: Pluto, 2001).

Hooper, Ed. Slim: A Reporter's Own Story of AIDS in East Africa (London: Bodley Head, 1990).

Human Rights Watch. Kenya: In the Shadow of Death: HIV/AIDS & Children's Rights in Kenya (NY, 2001).

Jaffrey, Zia. The New Apartheid: AIDS in South Africa (NY: Norton, 2003).

Joint UN Program on HIV/AIDS. Children Orphaned by AIDS: Front-Line Responses from Eastern & Southern Africa (NY: UNAIDS, 1999).

Lewis, Stephen. Race Against Time (Toronto: Anansi, 2005). Role of UN.

Mankell, Henning. I Die, But the Memory Lives On: A Personal Reflection on AIDS (trans. Laurie Thompson; London: Harvill, 2004).

Mogensen, Hanne Overgaard. AIDS is a Kind of Kahungo that Kills: The Challenge of Using Local Narratives when Exploring AIDS among the Tonga of Southern Zambia (Oslo: Scandinavian U, 1995).

Nolen, Stephanie. 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa (NY: Walker, 2007).

Orubuloye, I.O.; John C. Caldwell & James P.M. Ntozi. The Continuing HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Africa: Responses & Coping Strategies (Canberra: Australian National U, 1999).

Poku, Nana K. AIDS in Africa: How the Poor Are Dying (Cambridge: Polity, 2006).

Renaud, Michelle Lewis. Women at the Crossroads: A Prostitute Community's Response to AIDS in Urban Senegal (Amsterdam: Gordon & Breach, 1997).

Setel, Philip W.; Milton Lewis & Maryinez Lyons (eds.) Histories of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1999).

__________. "Getting AIDS Is Like Breaking Your Shaft in the Shamba": Energy, Disease, & Changing Concepts of Manhood in Kilimanjaro (Boston: Boston U., 1993).

__________. A Plague of Paradoxes: AIDS, Culture & Demography in Northern Tanzania (Chicago: U. Chicago, 1999).

Shoumatoff, Alex. African Madness (NY: Knopf, 1988).

Turshen, Meredeth. Women & Health in Africa (Trenton NJ: Africa World, 1991).

UN Development Program. Human Rights, Ethical Issues & HIV/AIDS in Swaziland : A Rapid Situational Appraisal Study (Mbabane: UNDP, 2002)

van Niekerk, Anton (ed.) Aids in Context: A South African Perspective (Cape Town: Lux Verbi, 1991).

Webb, Douglas. HIV & AIDS in Africa (London: Pluto, 1997).

Whiteside, Alan (ed.) Implications of AIDS for Demography & Policy in Southern Africa (Pietermaritzburg: U. Natal, 1998).

__________. & David FitzSimmons. The Aids Epidemic: Economic, Political & Security Implications (London: Research Institute for the Study of Conflict & Terrorism, 1992).

__________ & Clem Sumter. AIDS: The Challenge for South Africa (Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 2000).

World Bank. Intensifying Action against HIV/AIDS in Africa: Responding to a Development Crisis (Washington: World Bank, 2000).

In the Library: Fiction

Kala, Violet. Waste Not Your Tears (Harare: Baobab, 1994).

Nondo, Caleb. Lethal Virus (Gabarone [Botswana]: Macmillan, 1998).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Matchaba, Patrice. Deadly Profit (Cape Town: David Philip, 2000).

Mohammed, Hasiya. A Price to Pay (Lagos: Nayee, 2000).

Mosedame, Billy. Silent Bomb (Gaborone [Botswana]: Macmillan, 2000).

Sani, Aliyu. Blood Enemy (Lagos: A. Sani, 1997).

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"AIDS in Africa" [1990], Roger Pyke Productions with National Film Board of Canada, 52m. From Filmakers Library.

"AIDS in Africa" [2000], by ABC News, 58m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

"Everyone's Child" [1996], dir. Tsitsi Dangaremba, 83m. From California Newsreel.

"Not My Child: AIDS in South Africa" [2000], by Global Focus, 7m. From Global Focus Films.

"Prime Time South Africa: A Selection of Post-Apartheid Television Programs Aired by the South African Broadcasting Corporation" [1997], 110m. From California Newsreel.

"Sub-Saharan Africa: Realm of Reversals" [1995], by Cambridge Studios with ABC-TV Open Learning, 58m. From Annenberg/CPB Project.

"Thunderbolt" [2000], dir. Tunde Kelani, 105m. From California Newsreel. AIDS in Nigeria.

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