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The economic impact of HIV and AIDS in Botswana

K. Jefferies

The economic impact of HIV and AIDS in Botswana

report, 2006

by K. Jefferies

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Published by NACA, UNDP in Gaborone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Botswana -- Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-120).

    Statement[prepared by, K. Jefferies].
    ContributionsNational AIDS Co-ordinating Agency (Botswana), United Nations Development Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.B55 J44 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23676132M
    ISBN 109991206817
    ISBN 109789991206813
    LC Control Number2008345386

    Enormous advances in HIV/AIDS treatment regimens have fundamentally altered the natural history of the disease and sharply reduced HIV-related morbidity and mortality in countries where such treatments are accessible. The advent of anti-retroviral drugs in the late s began a revolution in the management of HIV, which can be seen as analogous to the use of penicillin for treating bacterial. Downloadable! This paper provides an overview of the potential macroeconomic effects of HIV/AIDS in Botswana, focusing on the key channels through which the pandemic is likely to affect the economic outlook and on the uncertainties involved. To estimate the impact of HIV/AIDS, a dual-economy equilibrium model is constructed and simulated under different scenarios.

      Economic determinants of HIV/AIDS transmission The economic impact of HIV/AIDS Botswana Case Using a growth model approach to assess the impact of HIV/AIDS on the small state of Botswana Impact of HIV/AIDS on poverty Response to HIV/AIDS in the region Financing HIV/AIDS in the region. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector in Botswana. Author: Abt Associates South Africa Inc. Type of material: Book. Publication details: Gaborone: Government of the Republic of Botswana. Physical description: p.: ill. Keywords: Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. United Nations Development Programme.

    net economic effect of HIV/AIDS was likely to be a 1% annual slow-down in economic growth in the country during the first twenty years of the next century (quoted in Chakaza ) One of the most pernicious aspects of AIDS is how it may reverse some of the progress inFile Size: KB. The concept of Botho and HIV&AIDS in Botswana. Published: Access: Online book. Handbook for legislators on HIV/AIDS, law and human rights: action to combat HIV/AIDS in view of its devasting human, economic, and social impact economic, and social impact. By: Watchirs, Helen Published: Access: Online book; The medical.


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The economic impact of HIV and AIDS in Botswana by K. Jefferies Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a result, the study empirically examined the impact of HIV/AIDS burden on economic growth in selected Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries: Evidence from a dynamic system GMM estimates utilizing.

Issues in disclosure of HIV/AIDS status 73 Issues in Stigma and Discrimination: 77 Impact of HIV on women and children 79 Issues of HIV/AIDS at the workplace 82 Economic impact of HIV on PLWHA and their families 85 A Prior to HIV status 86 After the detection of HIV status 88 Medical Expenditure HIV/AIDS threatens the many developmental gains Botswana has achieved since its independence inincluding economic growth, political stability, a rise in life expectancy, and the establishment of functioning public educational and health care systems.

The prevalence and impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana is notoriously hard to estimate. The Botswana AIDS impact Survey noted with concern that “the advent of HIV and AIDS has started to reverse the gains previously achieved through an effective health care system. HIV/AIDS has become the main killer disease in the country and Botswana is reported to be one of the most hard hit countries in the world” 2File Size: KB.

The HIV and AIDS Impact on the Rural and Urban Economy Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Fabio Zagonari Introduction The purpose of this chapter is to assess the impact of HIV and AIDS on economic growth in countries with different prevalence and economic structures and to sug-gest policy interventions to minimize the negative economic effects of this.

These HIV prevalence rates and those reported in the Botswana AIDS Impact Survey (BAIS III)3 followed similar patterns, but mask significant variations within the population.

Meanwhile, population-level socioeconomic and health resource characteristics have Cited by: impact of HIV/Aids /95 /96 /97 /98 /99 /00 /02(e)/01 /03(p) 0 2 4 6 8 10 Figure 1- Real GDP Growth Source: Authors’ estimates and predictions based on Central Statistics Office data.

Recent Economic Developments Botswana registered a growth rate of per cent in / This was the result of File Size: KB. The impact of HIV/AIDS on saving behaviour in South Africa. (Paper presented at the International AIDS Economic Network Symposium on Economics of HIV/AIDS in developing countries, Barcelona, July).

Retrieved from ed by: 1. Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Following initial infection a person may not notice any symptoms, or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness.

Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no : Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This paper provides an overview of the potential macroeconomic effects of HIV/AIDS in Botswana, focusing on the key channels through which the pandemic is likely.

The book discusses in section 6 a brief summary on topics covered in previous section, in this chapter it addresses the overall impact of HIV/AIDS has on per capita income and economic growth. This is based on neoclassical growth framework, and also focuses on variables such as savings, human capital, population growth and productivity.

Get this from a library. The macroeconomic impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana. [Maitland MacFarlan; Silvia Sgherri; International Monetary Fund. Research Department.; International Monetary Fund.

African Department.] -- This paper provides an overview of the potential macroeconomic effects of HIV/AIDS in Botswana, focusing on the key channels through which the pandemic is likely to affect the.

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Growth and Agriculture in Africa Macroeconomic Analysis of the Impact of HIV/AIDS One of the first studies to assess the economic impact of HIV/AIDS was con ducted by economists David Bloom and Ajay Mahal in the late s. They declare in their introduction that "there are good reasons to suspect that they [previous non.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Botswana in to strengthen tuberculosis prevention and control. Inthe partnership grew to include HIV prevention, treatment, and strategic information program development to maximize Botswana’s response to the HIV epidemic.

The expansion of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is also an important longer term development challenge. This book analyses China’s HIV/AIDS epidemic, with particular attention to the nature and impact of current economic and social changes and how these changes may be driving the epidemic. HIV and AIDS: Mitigating the Impact on Education 5 UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre because of the long lag between HIV infection and development of AIDS and death.

That means infections in the s, particularly heavy in South Africa and Botswana, for example, are. In this chapter, we examine the potential economic impact of HIV/AIDS, using a macroeconomic model.

This is followed by a review of microeconomic and epidemiological models that try to answer questions about the behavioral response of people who are either at risk of or actually living with HIV/AIDS.

As the year draws closer, the World Health Organisation believes the world is within reach of its target of providing Anti-retroviral therapy to 15 million people.

Reports show there has been. The study argues that the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa must come at the top of national and international agendas mainly because AIDS is now the biggest killer in Africa and hits the most productive segment of the population.

It is stressed that the amount of Cited by: Haacker, Markus, "HIV/AIDS as a Fiscal Liability," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 35, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee DevelopmentEduard & Bulatao, Rodolfo A., "The demographic impact of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: Short- and long-term projections," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol.

8(3 Cited by: 1. HIV/AIDS, income loss and economic survival in Botswana shows that the consequence of the heavy burden of caregiving for many children and the time and effort it requires is that the overloaded.Lesotho is one of the countries hardest hit by HIV, with the second highest HIV prevalence after prevalence was % inand has been around this level since An estimatedpeople were living with HIV in Lesotho and 6, died from AIDS-related illnesses in Overall, HIV incidence is declining, f new infections in to 13, new infections in.To mark World AIDS Day, December 1,the IMF has published this book.

Through its demographic effects and its social and economic consequences, HIV/AIDS is a major threat to economic development in many countries. In recognition of this fact, this is the first book published by the IMF to focus specifically on a public health issue.