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By Kenneth H. Mayer

ISBN-10: 0123742358

ISBN-13: 9780123742353

HIV/AIDS remains to be the pandemic of our occasions. it's envisioned that 36 to forty five million humans together with 2-3 million teenagers already are contaminated all over the world and an extra 4-7 million extra are contaminated each one year.There has now not been a finished medically established AIDS prevention booklet released within the final 5 years. seeing that that point many new software interventions were attempted and masses has been discovered via evidence-based learn. HIV Prevention will position targeted specialise in the array of interventions which were confirmed potent via rigorous learn. If there's one subject that has been realized to this point it really is that there's no one-size-fits-all prevention process that may paintings in the entire geographic, demographic and socio-cultural environments impacted via the global AIDS pandemic. * Discusses all features of AIDS prevention, from epidemiology, molecular immunology and virology to the rules of broad-based public wellbeing and fitness prevention interventions.* unique specialize in the array of interventions which have been confirmed potent via rigorous learn* Identifies new developments in HIV/AID epidemiology and their effect on growing and enforcing prevention interventions* comprises virology, biology, infectious illnesses, vaccinology, microbicides and study methodologies into AIDS prevention

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2005). , 2006). Counseling and interventions to reduce individuals’ risk behaviors are the overarching strategies applied to all target populations and individuals. , 2004; Stoneburner and Low-Beer, 2004). , 2006). , 2006; MatickaTyndale and Brouillard-Coylea, 2006). , 2006). , 2006). , 2005). The use of acyclovir suppression to downmodulate HSV-2 expression and thereby also reduce HIV-1 transmission was tried in a large, three-continent trial, HPTN 039. No effect was seen on HIV-1 transmission despite high adherence to acyclovir for 1 year by HSV-2-infected but initially HIV-1-uninfected MSM (in Peru and USA) and women (in Zambia, South Africa and Zimbabwe) (Celum, 2008).

Nor is it certain whether the stabilizing or slowly declining rates of new HIV infections are a temporary trend, or whether they are durable over the long run. Some 1 Kenneth H. Mayer and Hank F. Pizer of the decreases in HIV incidence could either reflect an unfortunate consequence of deaths in the highest-risk populations, if people are not truly changing their behaviors. Is improvement due more to extraordinary advances in antiretroviral drugs made over the last 20 years instead of public health prevention efforts?

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