HIV and AIDS ISBN: 9780749657864
Campbell, Andrew
Published by Franklin Watts (In the News series), 2004
An information book covering all aspects of the AIDS threat - the virus and how it works, a short history, the world-wide picture statistically, the debate on drugs and whether generic drugs should be allowed, the problem of complacency in recent years, women's specific problems with HIV and AIDS, education world-wide, the politics of money and how different countries approach it, and the discrimination AIDS sufferers face. The book includes vignettes of individual's experiences, some moving photos, and 'What Do You Think' boxes that give questions for debate. Lots of interesting detail in the text. With an index, a glossary and a list of websites, the book will be valuable in schools.
Age: 10+