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The World Development Report 2000/1: HIV/AIDS still not properly considered!

Barnett, Tony, Whiteside, Alan and Desmond, Chris (2001) The World Development Report 2000/1: HIV/AIDS still not properly considered! Journal of International Development, 13 (3). pp. 369-376. ISSN 0954-1748

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Abstract

The consequences of the evolving HIV/AIDS epidemic have not been properly considered by any agency. Most existing development indicators do not pick up the impact of AIDS nor do they measure the complex adverse consequences the disease may have in the decades ahead. Incomplete and conflicting demographic and health indicators compound the problem. This epidemic is a long wave event and its effects will be seen in Africa and elsewhere for many decades ahead. The result is that development targets may be unattainable and the way development is carried out may need to be rethought in many countries.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/5102/ho...
Additional Information: © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSEAIDS
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 05 May 2009 13:57
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/23803/

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