AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean by George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, Joan Vincent

By George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, Joan Vincent

This e-book bargains specified ethnographic experiences from Africa and the Caribbean to provide an explanation for AIDS in an international and comparative third-world context. The essays stream past scientific or epidemiological types, explaining the epidemic in its financial, social, political, and historical contexts.

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7, '"l%ereare references to the buntypieafitykf hospitd patients, but little infornation is available-there are studies of refenal systems, choliees of mdical treatment, type of healer etc. IXV/AIDS, Other factors include the provision of homebased care (often favord bsause of its presumd low cost to the health services) and the selectivity in insurance cover fox employees and their faRlirXlies, 8. In nnobia cemiciil cmcer with advmced tumors increasingly appemd in younger women md death often occurred in under a yeaf from diagnosis, breast cancer was more aggressive in H1V-inlFeele;dwomen, and gynecological sepsis was much more common and its outcofrme worse (Baytey f 9901, The three indicator diseases (invasive cervical cmcer, tuberculosis, and recunent pneumonia) added to the CDCk AIDS ease definition in t 993 are not hXly included in the African definitions; De Cock et al.

Boeing jets Ry to all parts of Angola e q i n g a b o ~ npoliticians, diplomats, bureaucrats and the odd visiting Xeeiurer in the two front rows and a hundred earavaneers and market mammies crowded in behind hem . , . Xrt the smaller towns m k e t days me only held on the days when the plme comes in (Bidngharn 1989:s). WiXf such pilots be accused of canying a loud of death" with them just as Malatvian truekers have been blamed for the ""highway of death" weeping down into South Africa? And me there Angolan sex workers &welinground the markets, too, as there me in the Gambia (Pickering, Todd, Dunn et al.

G. Duncan, Tibaux, Pelzer, et al. 1994:332), or that men should regard faithfulness as a reason to boast (Vos 1994:202). Such studies confirm accounts af the powerlessness of women in conjugal and regular sexual relationships to safeguard themselves from the consequences of their partner" extra-marital relationships or other marriages in r, indeed, from risks in thir own sexual liaisons, That there are, though, problems in referring to "Africa" in this respect (as in others)" is Anne It, Akeroyd 26 shown by the degree of control Yoruba women have over their male partners (Ombuloye, CaIdwelt, and Caldwelf 1993).

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