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Mistreated : The Political Consequences of the Fight Against AIDS in Lesotho (Paperback) (Nora

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As global health institutions and aid donors expanded HIV treatment throughout Africa, they rapidly "scaled up" programs, projects, and organizations meant to address HIV and AIDS. Yet these efforts did not simply have biological effects: in addition to extending lives and preventing further infections, treatment scale-up initiated remarkable political and social shifts.In Lesotho, which has the world's second highest HIV prevalence, HIV treatment has had unintentional but pervasive political costs, distancing citizens from the government, fostering distrust of health programs, and disrupting the social contract. Based on ethnographic observation between 2008 and 2014, this book chillingly anticipates the political violence and instability that swept through Lesotho in 2014.This book is a recipient of the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize from Vanderbilt University Press for the best book in the area of medicine.
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vanderbilt Univ Pr
Author: Nora Kenworthy
Language: English
Street Date: October 3, 2017
TCIN: 51770997
UPC: 9780826521552
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-1815
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