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Invisible People

by Greg Berhman

This Council on Foreign Relations book
came out in 2004. Here is part of the blurb from the publisher. My own
review forthcoming. All I know is that this guy is about 25, which is
extremely annoying!

The Invisible People
is a revealing and at times shocking look inside the United States’s
response to one of the greatest catastrophes the world has ever known
— the global AIDS crisis. A true story of politics, bureaucracy,
disease, internecine warfare, and negligence, it illustrates that while
the pandemic constitutes a profound threat to U.S. economic and
security interests, at every turn the United States has failed to act
in the face of this pernicious menace.”

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  1. […] This is likely to be a very important set of reports that will get more play. Fortunately, it appears that neither PEPFAR nor the Global Fund were really interested in supporting the WHO on this effort and wisely stayed away. It is sort of sad, given that the WHO has 8,000 staff who are supposed to be the experts on health. Yet, given what happened with the WHO’s AIDS efforts in the 1990s and the way its program was systematically gutted (all documented in Greg Behrman’s book), it’s not surprising that it botched the effort when it tried to get back in the game in the past few years. […]