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AIDS in Nigeria

A Nation on the Threshold

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$30.00 • £21.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674018686

Publication: May 2006


578 pages

24 page color insert

Harvard Series on Population and Development Studies


  • Preface
  • Foreword [Adetokunbo O. Lucas]
  • Part I: The Impact of the Epidemic in Nigeria
    • Essay: An Awakening to AIDS
    • 1. Introduction [Phyllis J. Kanki and Olusoji Adeyi]
    • 2. The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria [Abdulsalami Nasidi and Tekena O. Harry
    • 3. The Virology and Dynamics of the Epidemic [David O. Olaleye, Tekena O. Harry, and Georgina N. Odaibo]
    • 4. The Molecular Epidemiology of HIV [Seema Thakore Meloni, Akinyemi Ojesina, and David O. Olaleye]
    • 5. The Role of Sexually Transmitted Infections in HIV Transmission [Folasade T. Ogunsola]
    • 6. The Pathophysiology and Clinical Manifestations of HIV/AIDS [Idris Mohammed and Abdulsalami Nasidi]
    • 7. Social and Cultural Factors Affecting the HIV Epidemic [Lawrence Adeokun]
    • 8. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Private Sector [David Canning, Ajay Mahal, Olakunle Odumosu, and Prosper Okonkwo]
    • 9. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Nigerian Households [David Canning, Ajay Mahal, Olakunle Odumosu, and Prosper Okonkwo]
    • 10. The Stigmatization of People Living with HIV/AIDS [Lawrence Adeokun, Prosper Okonkwo, and Oladapo A. Ladipo]
  • Part II: Controlling HIV/AIDS in Nigeria
    • Essay: On the Waterfront
    • 11. The National Response to HIV/AIDS [Oluwole Odutolu, Babatunde A. Ahonsi, Michael Gboun, and Oluwatoyin M. Jolayemi]
    • 12. Building Effective Infrastructures for HIV/AIDS Control [Job Ailuogwemhe and Jean-Louis Sankalé]
    • 13. The Role of Civil Society Organizations in HIV/AIDS Control [Irene Ogbogu and Omokhudu Idogho]
    • 14. Reaching Vulnerable and High-Risk Groups in Nigeria [Viola Adaku Onwuliri and Oluwatoyin M. Jolayemi]
    • 15. The Roles of Behavior Change Communication and Mass Media [Adesegun O. Fatusi and Akin Jimoh]
    • 16. Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV [Isaac F. Adewole, Oluwole Odutolu, and Atiene Solomon Sagay]
    • 17. Treatment and Care of HIV Disease [John A. Idoko, Babafemi Taiwo, and Robert L. Murphy]
    • 18. Research and the Knowledge Base for HIV/AIDS Control [Phyllis J. Kanki and Oni E. Idigbe]
  • Part III: Future Policies And Strategies
    • Essay: From the Trenches
    • 19. Influencing HIV/AIDS Policies and Programs Through a Participatory Process [Iyabo Obasanjo and Modupe D. Oduwole]
    • 20. Prospects for an HIV Vaccine [Abdoulaye Dieng Sarr, Lateef Salako, and Souleymane Mboup]
    • 21. Development Assistance for Building Institutional Capacity [Olusoji Adeyi and Jane Miller]
    • 22. Expenditures on HIV/AIDS and Their Policy Implications [David Canning, Ajay Mahal, Olakunle Odumosu, Prosper Okonkwo, and Adedoyin Soyibo]
    • 23. Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria [Oluwole Odutolu, Jerome O. Mafeni, Prosper Okonkwo, and Oluwole A. Fajemisin]
    • 24. HIV/AIDS and the Military [Ernest Ekong]
  • Conclusion
    • Essay: Living Positively with HIV
    • Conclusion
  • Contributors
  • Acronyms