HIV/AIDS and the Changing Landscape of War in Africa

  title={HIV/AIDS and the Changing Landscape of War in Africa},
  author={Stefan Elbe},
  journal={International Security},
  • Stefan Elbe
  • Published 13 December 2002
  • Political Science
  • International Security
Since the discovery of AIDS more than two decades ago, 60 million people have been infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, and more than 20 million have died from AIDS-related illnesses. The HIV/AIDS pandemic has become a humanitarian and human security issue of almost unimaginable magnitude, representing one of the most pervasive challenges to human well-being and survival in many parts of the world.1 It has taken a particularly heavy toll on sub-Saharan Africa, where AIDS is now the… 
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