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Twenty-two million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the disease was first discovered almost 25 years ago - more people than died in Europe during the Black Death of the Middle Ages. And 36 million people are now infected, two-thirds of them in sub-Saharan Africa.

Across the South HIV/AIDS threatens to erode fragile economies and set back development for decades. But this may be just the tip of the iceberg. The HIV virus is poised to explode across Asia and the former Soviet Union. Meanwhile, in the West sophisticated drugs have given people with AIDS new hope.

This month we look at what can be done to beat the AIDS epidemic.

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Featured in issue 346

Action On Aids

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Aliens In Lucknow

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Currents

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Hiv Equity

  • 5 Jun 2002
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Essay

  • 5 Jun 2002
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The Facts

  • 5 Jun 2002
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We All Have Aids

  • 5 Jun 2002
  • 1

Letters

  • 5 Jun 2002
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Mixed Media

  • 5 Jun 2002
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A Primer

  • 5 Jun 2002
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Côte D'ivoire

  • 5 Jun 2002
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Russian Roulette

  • 5 Jun 2002
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State Of Siege

  • 5 Jun 2002
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Eduardo Galeano

  • 5 Jun 2002
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Effie Eitam

  • 5 Jun 2002
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HIV/AIDS A primer

  • 1 Jun 2002
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Effie Eitam

The new saviour of Israel’s religious right, *Effie Eitam, is a man with a mission.

  • 1 Jun 2002
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We all have AIDS

There are no more boundaries. AIDS is everywhere and no single nation can stop the spread of the virus on its own, argues Wayne Ellwood.

Global AIDS action

Worldwide action and information.

  • 1 Jun 2002
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Enronvision

  • 1 Jun 2002
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Aliens in Lucknow

Saleem Kidwai says gay AIDS educators in India face an uphill struggle.

Shanty

HIV equity

Treating the poor in Haiti: if it can be done there, it can be done anywhere, argues Anne-Christine d’Adesky.

AIDS Orphans

Children bereft by the hiv epidemic. A haunting photo essay from sub-Saharan Africa by Gideon Mendel.

Muzzling the media

Human-rights lawyer Vanessa von Struensee investigates a mysterious murder in Ukraine.

War on terror - or on human rights?

War on terror – or on human rights? A special international round-up on the post-9/11 climate of repression.

  • 1 Jun 2002
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Sharp focus on Lindsey Collen

Sharp Focus on the Mauritius-based fiction writer Lindsey Collen

The Dreaming

The Dreaming by Various Artists

  • 1 Jun 2002
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Bininj Manborlh

Bininj Manborlh by Nabarlek

Not in my Name

Not in my Name by Platform Films and TV Choice

Russian roulette

Olivia Ward reports from Moscow on the link between poverty and AIDS in post-communist Russia.

T-Shirt Travels

T-shirt Travels by Shantha Bloemen

An Evergreen Island

An Evergreen Island by Fabio Cavadini and Mandy King

Questions

Eternal questions from Eduardo Galeano in the latest instalment of his Windows series.

Sarajevo Self-portrait

Sarajevo Self-portrait by Leslie Fratkin

  • 1 Jun 2002
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The Brothers

The Brothers by Milton Hatoum

State of siege

Male violence and discrimination against women are central to HIV transmission, according to Shereen Usdin.

Neo Ntsoma

A window on childhood, photographed by Neo Ntsoma.

A History of Bombing

A History of Bombing by Sven Lindqvist

An honourable marriage

Reem Haddad on how Hizbullah women stand by wounded resistance fighters.

Stupid White Men

Stupid White Men by Michael Moore

HIV/AIDS the facts

  • 1 Jun 2002
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Cocktails and carnival

Brazil vs Big Pharma. Matthew Flynn sets the scene.

A tale of two funerals

Zarina Geloo laments the passing of friends in Zambia.

‘We are sick and suffering; we want you to accept us’

Home-grown solutions from Uganda. By Daniel Kalinaki.

Polyp's Big Bad World – June 2002

Let’s play the War Criminal Gameshow!

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In the January-February 2017 issue of New Internationalist Chris Brazier completes a unique journalistic project by returning to the village in Burkina Faso, in west Africa, that he first visited in 1985 while making a film.

He visited in 1995 and 2005 to report on changes in the lives of individuals and on the progress of development in the community. The previous magazines have offered an intriguing insight into the lives of people battling against poverty and have reported on substantial positive changes in the life of the community – from the opening of a health centre and a primary school in the village to the first appearance of mobile phones.

Have the past 11 years of change brought further progress? And are the individuals that we have tracked over the three decades still healthy and happy?

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