Global governance and the HIV/AIDS response: limitations of current approaches and policies
Saguier, Marcelo I. (2007) Global governance and the HIV/AIDS response: limitations of current approaches and policies. Working Paper. University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Coventry.
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This paper critically examines the constraints of the current global governance of HIV/AIDS to reach the target set by governments and the leading development institutions to halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS by 2015 as part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The HIV/AIDS crisis can only be resolved effectively when its nexus with poverty and neo-liberal globalization is acknowledged and addressed by comprehensive and long-term policy responses. Three dimensions of the current global governance of HIV/AIDS are identified as strategically relevant for a reform agenda: first, the democratic deficit of decision making processes and institutions; second, the limited access of sufficient and reliable sources of financial resources and the burden of foreign debt in developing countries; thirdly, the intellectual property rights regime and its effects on the access of anti-retroviral drugs for AIDS treatment.
|Item Type:||Working or Discussion Paper (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JZ International relations
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (1994), International cooperation, HIV infections -- Treatment, AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment, Antiretroviral agents, Debts, External, Economic development|
|Series Name:||Working papers (University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation)|
|Publisher:||University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Place of Publication:||Coventry|
|Number of Pages:||25|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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