Unformatted text preview: Why is Public Health Why Controversial? Controversial? HIV Epidemic: Historical Context AIDS activist Eric Sawyer explains the social context of the epidemic in its early years. Think: how does social context influence PH core functions of assessment; policy development; and assurance? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znilaEHWbEA&fea HIV Epidemic: HIV Controversy Around Policy Development Development What made policy development difficult in the early years of the epidemic? Who were the key players? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5vJa1LnSEY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeC6TbLESbQ&feature=PlayList&p=EA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeC6TbLESbQ&feature=PlayList&p=E How many lives were lost for lack of a How government policy on HIV epidemic control? HIV
“In the end, their [the US government’s] more than impassive inaction, their active obstruction of actions that were necessary, allowed HIV to get a firmer hold around the world and had to be the result of millions of deaths in the long run...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course PH 101 taught by Professor Nancychin during the Fall '09 term at Rochester.
- Fall '09