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AIDS: Don’t Die of Prejudice

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Eighteen million people around the world live with HIV but do not know they are infected. Endangering both themselves and countless others, they represent a public health challenge that affects not only Africa but every part of the world, including Europe and the United States. We stand at a tipping point in the AIDS crisis - and unless we can increase the numbers tested ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 10th 2014 by Biteback Publishing
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Ije the Devourer of Books
Jun 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Back in the 80's Lord Norman Fowler, the then UK Secretary of State for Health, spear headed the HIV public awareness campaign 'Don't die of Ignorance'. That campaign increased the awareness of HIV and AIDS in the UK and was a highly effective way of communicating a simple public health message about an incurable and vicious disease.

Thirty years on in this book Lord Fowler examines the current situation on the HIV and AIDS pandemic and he brings an up to date view on the scale of the pandemic
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Benjamin Farr
Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018, lgbtqi
An incredibly important book that looks at HIV/AIDS across the world. Fowler looks at key cities across the world and the way/s they have combated (or in many cases inflamed) the management of the disease. The author also explores how extreme discrimination of LGBTQI+ and the criminalisation of sex work in places such as Russia, Uganda and India (among others) are fuelling a rapid increase of AIDS across the world. 5 stars.
Courtney Williams
Mar 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
This book has put me in the strange position of agreeing quite significantly with a former Conservative minister. I didn't realise who Norman Fowler was (member of Margaret Thatcher's cabinet, his most relevant role to this book being Secretary of State for Health and Social Security) when I purchased this book, but having read it I'm very glad someone so involved in the campaigns of the 80s wrote such a book.

First of all, the really significant issue I have with this book: only a sentence or
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