NEJM Includes Articles Examining Population Growth Policy Changes, Burden of HIV on Women
- "Population and Development -- Shifting Paradigms, Setting Goals," New England Journal of Medicine: Dr. Allan Rosenfield, dean of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, and Karyn Schwartz, a graduate assistant at Mailman, examine the changes in population growth and development policy in the past 30 years. The authors state that striving to meet the goals of previous population conferences "will improve the social and economic welfare of people in the resource-poor nations of the world" (Rosenfield/Schwartz, NEJM, 2/17).
- "Women, Inequality and the Burden of HIV," New England Journal of Medicine: Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, a fellow in infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and Dr. Valerie Stone, an associate professor in the Division of AIDS at Harvard Medical School, examine the burden of HIV on women throughout the world. The authors state that "cultural, economic and social structures must be changed to allow women more viable life options" (Ojikutu/Stone, NEJM, 2/17).
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