AIDS in Africa Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title AIDS in Africa

Creator

  • Author: Copson, Raymond W.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2002-01-15

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Sub-Saharan Africa has been far more severely affected by AIDS than any other part of the world. The United Nations reports that 25.3 million adults and children are infected with the HIV virus in the region, which has about 10% of the world's population but more than 70% of the worldwide total of infected people. This report discusses this issue in detail, including the cause of the African AIDS epidemic, the social and economic consequences, response and treatment, and U.S. policy.
  • Physical Description: 16 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Medicine
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: AIDS (Disease) - Africa

Coverage

  • Place Name: Africa

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: IB10050
  • Accession or Local Control No: IB10050 2002-01-15
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs3250