ERIC Number: ED290717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Oct-28
AIDS:Information on Global Dimensions and Possible Impacts. Fact Sheet to the Honorable Jesse Helms, U.S. Senate.
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
Information is provided on the impact of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) on world population and demographics and the likely effects of AIDS on Zaire. The views of United States and World Health Organization (WHO) officials were obtained on regional differences in the incidence and natural history of AIDS, and on their efforts to improve surveillance and develop models for forecasting the disease's future course. United States foreign assistance to help other countries prevent and control the spread of AIDS is also documented. Appendixes supply statements on: (1) global epidemiology of AIDS; (2) AIDS surveillance and forecasting; (3) WHO's special program on AIDS; (4) United States support for international AIDS prevention; (5) epidemiology of AIDS in Zaire; (6) potential effects of AIDS in Zaire; and (7) United States foreign assistance for AIDS prevention in Zaire. (JD)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Communicable Diseases, Delivery Systems, Demography, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Policy Formation, Social Action, Trend Analysis
U.S. General Accounting Office, P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (first five copies free; additional copies $2.00 each; 100 or more, 25% discount).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.