Global Health Governance and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Hardcover | September 15, 2007

EditorWolfgang Hein

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The devastating effects of HIV/AIDS have propelled a multiplicity of activities at global, national and local level. This book is based on in-depth studies of the major global institutions in health, the role of pharmaceutical corporations, the functions of NGOs, and national responses to HIV/AIDS in two key case studies: Brazil and South Africa.

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The devastating effects of HIV/AIDS have propelled a multiplicity of activities at global, national and local level. This book is based on in-depth studies of the major global institutions in health, the role of pharmaceutical corporations, the functions of NGOs, and national responses to HIV/AIDS in two key case studies: Brazil and So...

WOLFGANG HEIN is Head of the Research Programme 'Transformation in the Process of Globalization' at GIGA, the German Institute of Global and Area Studies, and Professor at the Institute for Political Science at the University of Hamburg, Germany. His main research interests are in the fields of globalization, sustainability and devel...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 8.89 × 5.75 × 0.84 inPublished:September 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517277

ISBN - 13:9780230517271

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Foreword: Governing Independence
Preface
Notes on the Authors
Abbreviations
Introduction: Globalization, HIV/AIDS and the Rise of Global Health Governance--W.Hein, S.Bartsch&L.Kohlmorgen
Interfaces: A Concept for the Analysis of Global Health Governance--W.Hein, S.Bartsch&L.Kohlmorgen
Global Health Governance and WTO/TRIPS: Conflicts Between 'Global Market-Creation' and 'Global Social Rights'--W.Hein
From Conflict over Compromise to Cooperation? Big Pharma, the HIV/AIDS Crisis and the Rise of Countervailing Power in the South--J.P.Wogart
The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Global Health Governance--S.Bartsch & L.Kohlmorgen
International Governmental Organizations and Global Health Governance: The Role of the World Health Organization, World Bank and UNAIDS--L.Kohlmorgen
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria--S.Bartsch
Consensus Building on Brazilian HIV/AIDS Policy: National and Global Interfaces in Health Governance--G.Calcagnotto
The Treatment Controversy: Global Health Governance and South Africa's Fight Against HIV/AIDS--C.von Soest&M.Weinel
Conclusion: Global Health Governance and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in a Post-Westphalian World--W.Hein, S.Bartsch, L.Kohlmorgen&J.P.Wogart
Bibliography
Index