"This comprehensive review examines the biological, medical, social, historical, and political aspects of HIV/AIDS"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (pages -143) and index.
Historical perspective : Where did HIV come from? -- What is HIV? -- An introduction to the human immune system -- HIV around the world -- HIV transmission -- How does HIV affect the body? -- Diagnosis and treatment -- Cultural impact of HIV -- Lessons learned and future directions -- "My story" -- What you can do.