The AIDS Crisis and Democratization in Brazil.- Democratization and Institutional Precursors to AIDS Treatment in Brazil.- Development of Brazil's First AIDS Treatment Institutions in a New Democracy.- Legislative Reforms and AIDS Treatment in the 1990s.- Development of Brazil's Contemporary AIDS Treatment Institutions.- Brazil's Contributions to Global Essential Medicines Institutions.- Conclusion.
Über den Autor
Dr. Amy Nunn is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brown Medical School where she conducts research on HIV testing, HIV risk behaviors, and how to best link people living with HIV/AIDS to treatment and care services. A social scientist by training, Dr. Nunn has worked in several countries where she conducted domestic and international research on a variety of health policy topics including HIV/AIDS, patient safety, access to reproductive health services, and family planning. Her current HIV/AIDS research is financed by the National Institutes of Health and the Brown University Center for AIDS Research. She has received research grants from Harvard University, the US Department of Defense, and the US Department of Education. Dr. Nunn holds masters and doctoral degrees from the Harvard School of Public Health and is a Fulbright Scholar.
Foreword by Fernando Cardoso, former president of Brazil
Includes 91 interviews with experts on the development of AIDS policy in Brazil, including politicians, AIDS activists and people living with AIDS, and researchers