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From the Publisher
In dispatches written from around the world, Anne-christine
d'Adesky reports on the greatest challenge facing us today: the
global effort to provide life-saving medicines and care to 40
million people living with HIV and AIDS in resource-poor countries,
the great majority in sub-Saharan Africa.
She analyzes the obstacles to providing universal access to
antiretroviral drugs whose cost has been out of reach to millions
until now, and she exposes the underlying and often competing
agendas of donor and recipient governments, funders, activists and
individuals with HIV who are struggling to survive. In lively,
in-depth field reports from countries including Cuba, Brazil,
Russia, Haiti, Mexico, Uganda, South Africa, China and India, she
reveals how pilot and national treatment programs are serving as
models. They provide a litmus test of the feasibility of HIV and
AIDS treatment in settings of abject poverty, underdevelopment and
economic and political instability.
Looking ahead, Moving Mountains discusses the potential of
AIDS treatment programs to bolster prevention efforts and help
rebuild shattered nations and economies. It also warns of the
consequences that could face individuals, nations and the world if
we fail to achieve this monumental task.