By Dr. F. M. L. G. van den Boom, Dr. J. C. Jager, D. P. Reinking, M. J. Postma, C. E. S. Albers (auth.)
In March 1983 the Secretary of country for Welfare, overall healthiness and Cultural Affairs appointed the steerage Committee on well-being eventualities (STG). the duty of the STG is to propose the Minister at the way forward for public healthiness and health and wellbeing care within the long-term within the Netherlands as a way to expanding the anticipatory ability of presidency coverage. because 1983 the STG has arrange a couple of committees, together with the situation Committee on AIDS, with a purpose to mapping out attainable situations of their specific box of curiosity. The committees record within the type of situation reviews, that are of relevance not only to the nationwide executive but in addition to others excited by coverage improvement and opinion formation within the box in query.
What proportions will the HIV/AIDS epidemic think and the way many new HIV infections may be avoided via HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns? How a lot care and aid will individuals with HIV and AIDS desire and what successes may be anticipated in the care quarter? what is going to be the social results of AIDS and the way can ostracism and the social isolation of individuals with HIV and AIDS be shunned?
those and different comparable questions shape the topic of this e-book, which examines the sociocultural and fiscal influence of AIDS within the Netherlands as much as the yr 2000. The booklet provides a examine conducted through the Netherlands Institute of psychological future health (NcGv) and the nationwide Institute of Public well-being and Environmental safeguard (RIVM), less than the path of the STG situation Committee on AIDS.
The researchers glance again on the epidemiological, sociocultural and fiscal effect of AIDS within the Netherlands in the course of the first decade of the epidemic and, at the foundation of this, use situation research to undertaking the influence of AIDS as much as the yr 2000.
the long run projections relate either to the effect of AIDS and the maximization of efforts to wrestle the disorder. as well as a situation exploring the impression of AIDS if advancements proceed unchanged, substitute situations also are recommend. those specialise in the effect of vital alterations in such various fields as sexual behaviour, injecting drug use, the effectiveness and association of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes, and the call for for supply of care.
The publication concludes that the influence of AIDS will basically develop into absolutely obvious within the moment decade of the epidemic. The authors think of the results of this end for HIV/AIDS prevention programmes, study, care and the efforts to counter the socially bad affects of AIDS.
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The project is designed to provide insight into the impact of AIDS in the Netherlands in an epidemiological, sociocultural and economic sense with a view to the introduction of the most appropriate long-term policies to combat AIDS. , 1989): 1. What is the likely incidence and prevalence of HIV / AIDS, if necessary subclassified into sub-epidemics, in the Netherlands in the short and medium term? 2. What consequences will potential future trends in the epidemic have for health care and preventive policies?
These questions briefly summarize the subjects for this scenario analysis. Looking to the future there is uncertainty with respect to the epidemiology, the incidence of risk behaviour and the effects of prevention, care and medical technology and the social impact of AIDS. This chapter discusses the working method adopted for the scenario construction in more detail. 1 Subjects for scenario analysis The subjects for scenario analysis derive from the conceptual model in Chapter 1: HIV/AIDS incidence, behaviour control, care and medical technology and the sociocultural context.
AIDS up to the Year 2000 by Dr. F. M. L. G. van den Boom, Dr. J. C. Jager, D. P. Reinking, M. J. Postma, C. E. S. Albers (auth.)