Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Don't Let them Die: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and the Healthcare Crisis in Africa [Paperback]

Our Price $ 18.90  
Retail Value $ 22.50  
You Save $ 3.60  (16%)  
Item Number 269475  
Buy New $18.90
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Don't Let them Die: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and the Healthcare Crisis in Africa by Chinua Akukwe...

Africa's healthcare crises is well documented, even if not always accurately. What is undeniable is that millions of Africans are dying - from HIV/AIDs, tuberculosis, malaria and other illnesses - some of them easily preventable. Dr Akukwe examines the healthcare policies on Africa's major diseases - HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, showing how the healthcare crisis is bound up with, and worsens the general crisis of poverty in the continent. He also discusses how a different form of policy intervention can make all the difference. ________________________ Dr Chinua Akukwe is an adjunct professor of both global health and community/preventative health at the George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA, and also Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board of the university's Africa Center for Health and Human Security. He was equally a former member of the Executive Committee of the university's Medical Center Faculty Senate, the highest representative body of all professors affiliated with the medical center. A former Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee and Governing Board of the National Council for International Health, NCIH, (now known as the Global Health Council, Washington, DC), Dr Akukwe was also a member of the International Human Rights Committee of the American Public Health Association as well as a board member of the Christian Connections for International Health, an international ecumenical organization based in the United States. A widely published scholar on HIV/AIDS, healthcare, and development issues in Africa, he served for five years as a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health, one of the leading public health journals in the world and is also currently a Contributing Editor to both the and the Dr. Akukwe is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London, and a member of the New York Academy of Sciences. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Constituency for Africa (CFA), Washington, DC - a leading advocacy organization for Africa's development in the United States. He has equally served as an expert analyst on African issues for both the BBC's World News and the Voice of America's Africa programs.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   188
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.47"
Weight:   0.66 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 31, 2006
Publisher   Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd
ISBN  1905068247  
ISBN13  9781905068241  

Availability  62 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 06:56.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Chinua Akukwe

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Disorders & Diseases > AIDS
2Books > Subjects > Medicine > Administration & Policy > Health Policy
3Books > Subjects > Medicine > Administration & Policy > Public Health
4Books > Subjects > Medicine > General
5Books > Subjects > Medicine > Internal Medicine > Infectious Disease > Tropical Medicine
6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Administration & Medicine Economics > Health Policy
7Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Medicine > Internal Medicine > Infectious Disease > Tropical Medicine

Reviews - What do customers think about Don't Let them Die: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and the Healthcare Crisis in Africa?

Be the first to write a review about Don't Let them Die: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and the Healthcare Crisis in Africa

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Don't Let them Die: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and the Healthcare Crisis in Africa

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy