London’s Independent Features Special Report on AIDS Pandemic
The London Independent yesterday published a series of articles on global HIV/AIDS issues. The following is a list of the headlines and links to the articles. Please note that the links are available only to readers of the report's Web version.
- "United Response to a Global Killer: The AIDS virus has destroyed the lives of millions of people around the world. So will 2001 be remembered as the year the world began to turn the tide?"
- "Local Initiatives are the Key to a Global AIDS Solution: HIV/AIDS affects every country differently -- a flexible response to the virus is vital for success."
- "Complacency is the Greatest Threat: There are signs that the AIDS virus is staging a comeback amongst America's homosexual community."
- "'The Lesson is that HIV Spreads in Marginalized Groups': The biggest challenge facing HIV/AIDS campaigners in the U.K. is making health care information accessible to those who need it most."
- "Education is Still the Best Way to Beat the HIV 'Leopard': 'The virus mutates so rapidly that it has frustrated efforts to develop a vaccine'."
- "Nkosi Johnson: 'Care for us and accept us. We are all human beings. Don't be afraid of us.' Nkosi Johnson's words woke South Africa up to the scale of the African AIDS crisis. But without action on poverty, the disease will be almost impossible to control."
- "Russia Needs Funds and Commitment to Fight AIDS: Patterns of drug use and sexual transmission of HIV in Russia mean prevention programmes are vital."
- "Bad Blood Behind China's Crisis: A 'corrupt, paranoid and unaccountable government' is preventing China from getting to grips with AIDS, but campaigners are determined to expose the truth."
- "AIDS in Thailand: The benefits of an enlightened attitude."
- "AIDS in Uganda: Careful talk can save lives."
- "AIDS in Brazil: Imaginative prevention schemes pay off" (London Independent, 6/25).