Explores the response of governments, medicines and science to the impact of the AIDS epidemic on society. It brings together the views of scientists, policy-makers and historians. The recollections of key figures, such as former US surgeon general, C. Everett, are juxtaposed with historical perspectives on the development of AIDS to provide an overview of the first decade of AIDS in its national and international context. This book should be of interest to medical historians, AIDS researchers, health professionals and scientists, policy-makers and managers in the health industry.
Publisher: IOS Press