Articles by Author: Alan Whiteside

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  1. Editorial

    Editorial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
  2. Retraction

    Retraction

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
  3. Using an undertaker's data to assess changing patterns of mortality and their consequences in Swaziland

    Using an undertaker's data to assess changing patterns of mortality and their consequences in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper measures AIDS mortality using routinely collected data from one of two nationally operating undertakers in Swaziland. The business recorded a marked increase in the number of deaths it handled between 1998 and 2002, most obvious in the 0–4...
  4. The making of vulnerabilities: understanding the differentiated effects of HIV and AIDS among street traders in Warwick Junction, Durban, South Africa

    The making of vulnerabilities: understanding the differentiated effects of HIV and AIDS among street traders in Warwick Junction, Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The end of apartheid in South Africa has led to political-economic transition, the deregulation of cities, and increased population mobility, with growing numbers of people living and working in sub-standard and 'informal' urban conditions. These processes have created a fertile...
  5. Evidence of AIDS mortality from an alternative source: A Swaziland case study

    Evidence of AIDS mortality from an alternative source: A Swaziland case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores a way of measuring AIDS mortality in the absence of vital registration. It looks at the death notices in the major daily newspaper in Swaziland, The Times of Swaziland, and asks if these can be analysed to...
  6. Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The idea that HIV and AIDS gets too much attention and funding emerged in 2008 with a call to end 'AIDS exceptionalism.' This article outlines a short history of AIDS exceptionalism — the idea that HIV and AIDS require a...
  7. Poverty, sexual behaviour, gender and HIV infection among young black men and women in Cape Town, South Africa

    Poverty, sexual behaviour, gender and HIV infection among young black men and women in Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article contributes methodologically and substantively to the debate over the importance of poverty, sexual behaviour and circumcision in relation to HIV infection, using panel data on young black men and women in Cape Town, South Africa. Methodological challenges included...
  8. The end of AIDS: Possibility or pipe dream? A tale of transitions

    The end of AIDS: Possibility or pipe dream? A tale of transitions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Globally, in the last 20 years health has improved. In this generally optimistic setting HIV and AIDS accounts for the fastest growing burden of disease. The data show the bulk of this is experienced in Southern Africa. In this region,...