publication . Master thesis . 2009

Economic Analysis of HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nýdrle, Tomáš;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
HIV/AIDS is a real threat for Sub-Saharan Countries. It increased adult mortality substantially. HIV/AIDS pandemic causes the death of the most productive part of affected population. Human capital passing on to future generations is limited. Low economic performance and income inequality induce higher HIV vulnerability. Contra wise HIV/AIDS has significant negative effect on the welfare of affected population. The sources of pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa are not only social and cultural. Health and nutrition situation play considerable role. Holistic approach based on education, fidelity, abstinence and improvement of economic situation and moderate condom use...
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free text keywords: Catholic social teaching; economic impacts of pandemic; economic analysis of HIV/AIDS pandemic; ekonomická analýza pandemie HIV/AIDS; Sub-Saharan Africa; sociální učení církve; dopady pandemie; Subsaharská Afrika
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