HIV/AIDS SELECT ARTICLES
The Social Science of HIV/AIDS -A CRITICAL REVIEW AND
PRIORITIES FOR ACTION: The review underscores that AIDS and HIV remain the leading threat to development in Africa, with the most affected countries now witnessing significant reversals in levels of socio-economic development and quality-of-life. Developmental outcomes, in turn, affect the course of the epidemic. The review points to growing evidence of the ways in which social environments shape the dynamics of disease transmission and evolution, and how social, political, cultural, and economic factors contribute to and are affected by the epidemic
and responses to it.