David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
It is especially the social aspects of the disease that make HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa different - and worse - than HIV/AIDS in the United States or Europe. By making Africans more vulnerable to economic and sexual exploitation, poverty first increases the likelihood that they will be infected. By making them unattractive customers for pharmaceuticals, poverty also puts therapies out of the reach of most Africans who need them. This review examines research on the integration of sub-Saharan Africa into the international worlds of the pharmaceutical trade, public health, and medical research. It finds that the pull of these institutions diminishes but does not disappear as we move from the realms of trade treaties to the clinics where testing and treatment occur and, finally, to the daily lives of people living with HIV.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Joseph B. R. Gaie & Sana Mmolai (eds.) (2007). The Concept of Botho and Hiv&Aids in Botswana. Zapf Chancery.
Francis Masiye & Robert Ssekubugu (2008). Routine Third Party Disclosure of Hiv Results to Identifiable Sexual Partners in Sub-Saharan Africa. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 29 (5):341-348.
Godfrey B. Tangwa (2002). The HIV/AIDS Pandemic, African Traditional Values and the Search for a Vaccine in Africa. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 27 (2):217 – 230.
Mojalefa Johannes Koenane, Ethical Perspectives on Surveillance and Preventive Strategies for HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
David Rygl, Markus G. Kittler & Carina Friedmann (2007). Fighting HIV/AIDS. International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:189-205.
David Rygl, Markus G. Kittler & Carina Friedmann (2007). Fighting HIV/AIDS: The Role of the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Sustainability of its Actions in Sub-Saharan Africa—An Empirical Investigation. International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:189-205.
Loretta M. Kopelman & Anton A. van Niekerk (2002). AIDS and Africa. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 27 (2):139 – 142.
A. Dhai (2008). Hiv and Aids in Africa: Social, Political, and Economic Realities. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 29 (5):293-296.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads12 ( #141,736 of 1,413,447 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #154,636 of 1,413,447 )
How can I increase my downloads?