HIV/AIDS is a catastrophe globally but nowhere more so than in sub-Saharan Africa, which in 2008 accounted for 67 percent of cases worldwide and 91 percent of new infections. The Institute of Medicine recommends that the United States and African nations move toward a strategy of shared responsibility such that these nations are empowered to take ownership of their HIV/AIDS problem and work to solve it.
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|2 The Future Impact of Current Decisions||22-41|
|3 The Burden of HIV/AIDS: Implications for U.S. Interests||42-69|
|4 The Burden of HIV/AIDS: Implications for African States and Societies||70-105|
|5 Strategies to Build Capacity for Prevention, Treatment, and Care of HIV/AIDS in Africa||106-147|
|6 Strategies to Ensure Ethical Decision-Making Capacity for HIV/AIDS: Policy and Programming in Africa||148-170|
|Appendix A: Projecting the Burden of HIV/AIDS||171-194|
|Appendix B: Demographic Variation in the Epidemic||195-198|
|Appendix C: Workshop Agendas||199-207|
|Appendix D: Committee Member Biographical Sketches||208-216|
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