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HIV/AIDS and the security sector in Africa

Obijiofor Aginam

HIV/AIDS and the security sector in Africa

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Published by United Nations University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Security sector,
  • Police,
  • Soldiers,
  • HIV infections,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Obijiofor Aginam and Martin R. Rupiya
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A357 H543 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25177300M
    ISBN 109789280812091
    LC Control Number2011047937

    The impending catastrophe: A resource book on emerging HIV/ AIDS in South Africa, Abt Associates South Africa Mano, R. and I. Matshe (). Impact of HIV & AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security from Zimbabwe: Empirical Analysis of Two Districts in by: 1. Aginam Obijiofor and Martin R. Rupiya (eds.). HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa. Tokyo: United Nations University Press. pp. Ross Parsons. Growing Up With HIV in Zimbabwe--One Day This Will All Be Over. Woodbridge: James Currey. pp. Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb. Religion and AIDS in Africa. the global HIV/AIDS epidemic , the global estimated number of people liv-ing with HIV/AIDS at end was 40 million, which included million just for the sub-Saharan Africa. The deaths caused by HIV/AIDS in the entire world were three million out of which million occurred in the sub-Saharan Africa Size: KB.


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HIV/AIDS and the security sector in Africa by Obijiofor Aginam Download PDF EPUB FB2

HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa explores the dynamics of how the security sectors of selected African states have responded to the complex and multifaceted challenges of HIV/AIDS. Aginam is co-editor of the recently published UNU Press book HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa.

He will discuss the dynamics of how the security sector of selected African states has responded, or is currently responding, to the complex and multifaceted challenges of HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa [Obijiofor Aginam, Martin R. Rupiya] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Throughout history, communicable diseases have devastated armies and weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions.

Today. “The book is without doubt a major contribution to the study of HIV/ AIDS and the security sector in Africa. Typically, HIV/AIDS infection rate among the military is more than twice that among the civilian popu-lation.

The difference is often greater in times of conflict. This bears. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Understanding the dynamics of HIV/AIDS and the security sector in Africa: an overview / Obijiofor Aginam, Martin R.

Rupiya, Johanna Stratton, and Andrea Ottina --HIV/AIDS and the military: national and sub-regional perspectives --HIV/AIDS and the South. “The book is without doubt a major contribution to the study of HIV/ AIDS and the security sector in Africa. Typically, HIV/AIDS infection rate among the military is more than twice that among.

Throughout history, communicable diseases have weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions, which compelled many African countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the armed forces, police and prisons.

These policies address: 1) the role of peacekeepers in the spread or control of HIV; 2) Public health versus. Two leaders in the global fight against HIV/AIDS—Richard Feachem, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and Peter Piot, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)—have recently argued that HIV represents an extraordinary national security threat [ 1, 2].Their intent has been to Cited by: HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa.

Author: UNU; Publication date: April communicable diseases have weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions, which compelled many African countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the armed forces, police and prisons.

This project builds on an earlier research by the United Nations University that led to the publication of a policy oriented book edited by Obijiofor Aginam and Martin Rupiya, HIV and the Security Sector in Africa, a 17 chapter peer-reviewed volume that explored the impact of HIV/AIDS on the military and national defence forces of selected.

This second edition of the book provides up-to-date information on new drugs, new proven HIV prevention interventions, a new chapter on positive prevention, and current HIV epidemiology. This definitive text covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xiv, pages): illustrations: Contents: Introduction / Obijiofor Aginam, Martin R. Rupiya, Johanna Stratton and Andrea Ottina --Understanding the dynamics of HIV/AIDS and the security sector in Africa: an overview / Obijiofor Aginam, Martin R. Rupiya, Johanna Stratton and Andrea Ottina --HIV/AIDS.

We have not yet unravelled how HIV/AIDS is changing South Africa's social fabric, despite the fact that over 5 million South Africans are living with the virus.

Do we know how HIV/AIDS may affect different sectors of society, possibly altering the course set for development. Is it possible that the way in which the epidemic is being fought - through health and human rights activism. HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa Throughout history, communicable diseases have weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions, which compelled many African countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the armed forces, police and prisons.

HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about percent of the world's population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already died.

Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted for an estimated 69 percent of all people. This definitive textbook covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics.

It has been written by a highly-respected team of southern African HIV experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region. The book comprises eight sections, the first of which covers the numbers behind the Reviews: 1.

This project builds on earlier UNU-IIGH research that led to the publication of Understanding the dynamics of HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa (Obijiofor Aginam and Martin Rupiya, editors), a peer-reviewed that book explores the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the military and national defence forces, as well the implications of HIV.

HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa. Tokyo: United Nations University Press. Ross Parsons. Growing Up With HIV in Zimbabwe – One Day This Will All Be Over.

Woodbridge: James Currey. Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb. Religion and AIDS in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Introduction. the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa remains comparatively under-researched. The next sections of this paper will first review public policy and other political responses to AIDS as.

HIV/AIDS AND THE THREAT TO SECURITY IN AFRICA By Alex de Waal 2 MayJustice Africa, Addis Ababa Alex de Waal submitted evidence to the U.N. Secretary General's High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change with regard to the threat HIV/AIDS poses for the Security of Africa on half of Justice Africa and Inter Africa Group,File Size: 29KB.

The power of the international agreement over HIV/AIDS as a security issue tended to be exaggerated because of this within a few years that agreement seemed to have dissolved and important doubts. As with prior assumptions about the impact of HIV/AIDS on security and conflict in Africa, understanding of the consequences of the epidemic for state capacity and governance has been revised and become more nuanced over time.

Overall, HIV/AIDS-induced crises in capacity and governance in highly affected countries have yet to materialize. HIV/AIDS prevention and conflict prevention should go hand in hand. They are the two blades of the scissors required to cut the strangler's cord choking Africa.

Some million Africans will die of AIDS in One in four African countries presently suffers from the effects of armed conflict. As the year draws closer, the World Health Organisation believes the world is within reach of its target of providing Anti-retroviral therapy to 15 million people.

Reports show there has been. His book is predicated on two main points: the Aids pandemic is so pervasive in Africa that drastic measures are needed; and that those measures must primarily depend on prevention. He discusses such a comprehensive approach and treatment, and stresses that the primary need is.

The negative impact of HIV/AIDS on development outcomes in Africa, especially in high-prevalence countries, is well documented. High rates of HIV-related sickness and premature adult deaths compromise household stability and investment in children; stress extended family and broader social networks; and diminish labor supply and productivity while increasing costs for.

This second edition of the book provides up-to-date information on new drugs, new proven HIV prevention interventions, a new chapter on positive prevention, and current HIV epidemiology. This definitive text covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics.5/5(1).

Since the s HIV/AIDS has occupied a singular position because of the rapidly emergent threat and devastation the disease has caused, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. New infections continue to create a formidable challenge to households, communities, and health systems: last year alone, million new infections occurred globally.

Starting inthe Office of HIV/AIDS has hosted a book club in celebration of World AIDS Day that allows senior leadership the opportunity to read the latest and greatest publications in the HIV and AIDS fields. By continuing to read new and timely HIV and AIDS content, USAID stays abreast of the latest influencers and though-leaders.

This year for World AIDS Day HIV/AIDS is the most serious health concern in South Africa. The country has the highest number of people afflicted with HIV of any country, and the fourth-highest adult HIV prevalence rate, according to the United Nations statistics.

According to a UNAids dataset sourced from the World Bank, in the HIV prevalence rate for adults aged 15 to 49 was 37% in Swaziland. HIV/AIDS AND HUMAN SECURITY HIV/AIDS and Africa’s Human Security Agenda 25 sector of African populations being decimated by HIV/AIDS, the pandemic is curtailing socio-economic development on the continent.

In response to this crisis, and the fact that continental. Chapter 7: Chronically Ill Households, Food Security, and Coping Strategies in Rural Zimbabwe Chapter 8: HIV/AIDS and the Agricultural Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa: Anticipating the Consequences Chapter 9: The Ecology of Poverty: Nutrition, Parasites, and Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.

HIV and National Security: and sub-Saharan Africa, to tens of millions of It is important to clarify the security dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic because actions taken to con. The generalised nature of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa means that it impacts unevenly on businesses. Companies respond in varied ways, and with varied means, to the challenges posed by the epidemic.

Assessment of the impacts of HIV/AIDS, and of the responses of companies to it, are critical to help mitigate the impact of the epidemic on productivity, labour. Two leaders in the global fight against HIV/AIDS—Richard Feachem, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and Peter Piot, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)—have recently argued that HIV represents an extraordinary national security threat [1, 2].Their intent has been to appeal to.

The book also offers examples of creative and effective strategies used by Volunteers to integrate the issue of HIV into their activities through collaboration with other sectors or by designing activities targetting those most affected by AIDS.

Downloads pdf PDF Manual ( MB) default E-Book Manual (EPUB) ( MB). Joint media release by the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) HIV/AIDS among private security and legal firms The HIV prevalence among participants in a study of private security services in three provinces was shown to be %, which is similar to the HIV prevalence of.

HIV/AIDS pandemic. Even if a miracle was to occur and HIV/AIDS eliminated today, the widespread damage and adverse socio-economic effects already suffered on the part of social and economic development will be felt for decades to come.

The pandemic has risen to such proportions that it can no longer be considered a problem of the health sector.

THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON HUMAN SECURITY IN SOUTH AND SOUTHERN AFRICA. by Pieter Fourie & Martin Schönteich [1].

HUMAN SECURITY AND HIV/AIDS. Traditionally, the concept of ‘security’ has been interpreted in militaristic terms as the military defence of the state, involving ‘structured violence manifest in state warfare’ (MacLean, ; see also Bedelsky.

Consistent with UN Security Council Resolutions addressing women, sexual violence and HIV/AIDS (,and ), sexual violence and HIV prevention efforts must be more closely aligned in conflict-affected environments, including through urgently needed consensus on definitions and measurement.

Global Health Market Intelligence at a Click. A large and growing open-access collection of health market literature, offering immediate access to the documents and related resources needed to understand, develop and intervene in different global health markets.In many African 1 countries, where the burden of HIV/AIDS is the greatest in the world, the number of new infections is growing more rapidly than the availability of treatment.

Unless this trend is reversed, HIV/AIDS can be expected to continue at a high rate of transmission for many decades to come. Despite the recent mobilization of donor funds, resources are strained, and .forces of Southern Africa.

This book, The Enemy Within: Southern African Militaries’ Quarter-Century Battle with HIV and AIDS, is the product of that research, and forms an important part of ongoing initiatives aimed at enhancing our understanding of the challenges and offering a platform from which to launch further focused initiatives that.