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Sexual Infections

Sexual Infection

Three new research papers looking at the prevention of sexual infection have been commissioned for this project.

Each Assessment Paper outlines the costs and benefits of at least three of the most promising responses, interventions, or investments to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa within the respective category.

The Assessment Paper on the topic of Prevention of Sexual Infection  is authored by Jere Behrman, the W.R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics and Director of Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and Hans-Peter Kohler, the Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography,  University of Pennsylvania.


Another Perspective by Alan Whiteside

Each Perspective Paper reviews the assumptions and analyses made within the Assessment Paper. In this way, a range of informed perspectives are provided on the topic. A Perspective Paper has been written by Alan Whiteside, Professor, Economic Research Unit and Director of Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa.




Another Perspective by Damien de Walque

A Perspective Paper has been written by Damien de Walque, Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development and Public Services Team), World Bank. Both Perspective Papers will be released at the same time as the Assessment Paper.

Read Mohammed's perspective


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