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AIDS in Nigeria

A Nation on the Threshold

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674018686

Publication Date: 05/30/2006


578 pages

24 page color insert

Harvard Series on Population and Development Studies


An extremely rich source of information on the AIDS epidemic as it begins to ravage one of the most populous countries on the African continent… The voluminous AIDS in Nigeria: A Nation on the Threshold provides a comprehensive overview of a single country, examining the dynamics of the epidemic through an analysis of prevention efforts, and offering valuable information to researchers and policymakers… AIDS in Nigeria: A Nation on the Threshold is a treasure trove of information on the nature of an epidemic and how to deal with it in Nigeria… [It] should prove useful for both policymakers, politicians, academics, and the wider lay community.—Ezekiel Kalipeni and Richard O. Djukpen, African Studies Review

An effective response to Nigeria’s AIDS epidemic, with analysis of prevention efforts and strategies for controlling the disease, is presented by some of the country’s leading health experts. Their scholarship is complemented with courageous stories of people whose lives have been transformed by AIDS.—Sandra L. Jamison, Black Issues Book Review

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