July  2001
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Africa - Health
Africa - History 

Africa - Health

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Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
AIDS in Africa: The Crisis Spreads, the Worst Is Still to Come by James J. Zaffiro, pp A67-A79.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Security and Development in Southern Africa, edited by Nana Poku. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2001. 166 p.
Book call no.: 337.68 S446

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. 2000 Foreign Policy Overview and the President's Fiscal Year 2001 Foreign Affairs Budget Request, Hearings. 106th Congress, 2nd session February and March 2000. Washington, GPO, 2000. 480 p.
The AIDS Crisis in Africa, pp 264-281.
Also available online at:
Book call no.: 353.13273 U581t


Nelson, Benjamin F. Global Health: The U.S. and UN Response to the AIDS Crisis in Africa: State: Statement of Benjamin F. Nelson before the Subcommittee on African Affairs, Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate. Washington, General Accounting Office, 2000. 5 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.00-99 [T]


Abugri, George S. HIV/AIDS Advancing in Ghana. West Africa No.4283:19-20 July 9, 2001.

Achieng, Judith. NGOs Seek to Import Generic Drugs from India. African Agenda 4,no.3:24 2001.

Adibe, Jideofo. Paying the Ultimate Price. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:33-36 January 2001.
"The scourge of AIDS continues to hit Africa hardest."

Adibe, Jideofor. Abalaka Fights on. New African No.393:12 February 2001.
Controversial HIV vaccine developed by Dr. Abalaka.

Africa Calls for Back up Against AIDS. West Africa No.4282:27 July 2, 2001.
Africans appeal for more money in the fight against AIDS.

Africa Joins the Global Fight Against Epilepsy. West Africa No.4264:25 February 26, 2001.

Africa: The High Price of Denial. Business Week No.3720:69 February 19, 2001.

Africa to Get AIDS Drugs Below Cost. West Africa No.4268:26 March 26, 2001.

African Ministers Meet to Combat TB and HIV/AIDS. West Africa No.4273:26 April 30, 2001.

AIDS: 12 Million Orphans. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:47 June 2001.

AIDS and the Church in Africa. Christian Century 117:783-785 August 2, 2000.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Gambia: Vaccine Hope. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 November 2000.
New vaccine to fight malaria.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Kenya: Drugs Bill. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:8 July 2001.
The Parliament moves for cheaper AIDS drugs

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Mercy Ships: Floating Help for Africa's Poor. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:37 January 2001.
"An international NGO has developed a unique means of binging health care to the world's poorest people, by sending fully equipped hospital ships to tour the developing world's port cities."

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Rolling Back Malaria. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:46-47 June 2001.
Expresses hope that malaria can be overcome by a new drug fashioned from an ancient Chinese remedy.

Ankomah, Baffour. AIDS: Rhetoric and Reality. New African No.394:26-29 March 2001.

Arnst, Catherine. Ebola Could Soon Be the West's Problem, too. Business Week No.3710:100 December 4, 2000.

Baker, Robert. HIV Does Not Spread AIDS. Spectator 286:26 April 21, 2001.
Opines that that AIDS drugs cannot cure the epidemic in Africa because of the effects of poverty.

Bazergan, Roxanne. Testing Times. World Today 57:6-8 May 2001.
Need for peacekeepers in Ethiopia and Eritrea to be tested for AIDS.

Berry, N. and others. Analysis of Oral Polio Vaccine CHAT Stocks. Nature 410:1046-1047 April 26, 2001.
Tests conclude that oral vaccines used to fight polio in the 1950s did not begin the AIDS crisis.

Bieber, Jodi. Ebola's Shadow. New York Times Magazine 150:44-46+ December 24, 2000.
"The deadly virus isn't just killing its victims. It's annihilating the way Africa mourns its dead."

Birchall John. The Lurking Menace of Cholera. West Africa No.4267:23-24 March 19, 2001.

Birchall John. TB: A Killer Scourge. West Africa No.4268:22-23 March 26, 2001.

Bollag, Burton. African Universities Begin to Face the Enormity of Their Losses to AIDS. Chronicle of Higher Education 47:A45-A47 March 2, 2001.

Bostock-Smith, Colin. When Cleansing Means Death. Spectator 285:18 August 30, 2000.
Aids in Zambia.

Bousfield, Greg. AIDS Impacting Work Force. Safety & Health 162:34-35 October 2000.

Bush, George W. Remarks Following Discussion with President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 37:733-735 May 14, 2001.
Global fund to fight HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

Butler, Decian. 'Contrary' Trade Sanctions Worry Malaria Researchers. Nature 411:510 May 31, 2001.
Requests for reagents to fight malaria have been denied for Sudan.

Butler, Decian. In and out of Africa. Nature 408:901-902 December 21, 2000.
AIDS in Africa.

Carter, Tom. DOCS Losing War on AIDS. Insight on the News 17:30 July 2, 2001.
States that more than cheap drugs are needed to stop AIDS in Africa.

Clinton, William J. Statement of the United States and the European Union on Communicable Diseases in Africa. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 36:3109 December 25, 2000.

Commey, Pusch. Power to the Mushroom. New African No.391:27 December 2000.
African study shows circumcised men less likely to get HIV.

Davies, Desmond. The Battle Against Malaria. West Africa No.4273:21-22 April 30, 2001.

Day, Michael and Young, Emma. Final Battle: Will a Vaccine Mean the End for Ebola? New Scientist 168:17 October 28, 2000.

Delate, Richard. HIV/AIDS: Developing a National Strategy with a Human Rights Approach. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:89-105 Winter 2000.

Desmond, Chris and others. The Hidden Battle: HIV/AIDS in the Household and Community. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:39-50 Winter 2000.

Dunne, Fintan. A Rash of Complaints...the Tragic Side-Effects of AIDS Drugs. New African No.391:25 December 2000.
Side effects of anti-AIDS drugs.

Ebola Continues to Spread. Maclean's 113:63 November 6, 2000.

Ebola Outbreak in Uganda. Maclean's 113:39 October 30, 2000.

Economic Impact. CQ Researcher 10:824 October 13, 2000.
The International Monetary Fund looks at the economic impact of AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ezzell, Carol. AIDS Drugs for Africa. Scientific American 283:98-103 November 2000.

Foote, Melvin and Akukwe, Chinua. Apathy a Worse Disease Than AIDS. World Press Review 48:9-10 June 2001.
Discusses the reaction of the world to AIDS in Africa.

Generic Drugs, AIDS and Africa's Health Problems. African Agenda 4,no.3:22 2001.

Gergen, David. A Moment to Step up. U.S. News & World Report 130:72 February 26, 2001.
"The struggle against AIDS in Africa is one of the greatest moral tests of our time. Let's get moving."

Haffajee, Ferial. The Heartbreak. New Internationalist No.326:22-23 August 2000.
AIDS in Africa.

Harmon, James A. Stretching to Meet the AIDS Challenge. Federal Times 37:16 July 9, 2001.
The U.S. Export-Import Bank provides funding for Sub-Saharan Africa for medical equipment and services to fight AIDS.

Harrison, Rosalind. A Tale of Two AIDS Conferences. New African No.391:32 December 2000.
"Compares and contrasts the 'People's AIDS Conference' held at Nkozi, Uganda, in August and the 'pharmaceutical companies' AIDS conference' held in Durban, South Africa, in July."

Hay, Simon I. and others. Etiology of Interepidemic Periods of Mosquito-Borne Disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States Of America 97:9335-9339 August 1, 2000.
Includes a discussion of malaria in western Kenya.

Hill, Kenneth. Vaccinating Against Crisis. Foreign Policy No.123:90-91 March-April 2001.
AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Hodgkinson, Neville. 'Eight Years Ago, I Went Through the Same Experience as Mbeki.' New African No.391:28-30 December 2000.
President Mbeki's controversial stance on HIV and AIDS.

Holden, Constance. Another Scourge for Africa. Science 290:1291 November 17, 2000.
States that lung cancer may be the largest cause of death in Africa by 2025.

How UN Volunteers Help. West Africa 4279:16-17 June 11, 2001.
Interview with Amaz Gebru, Deputy Chief, Africa Section, UNV Focal Point for HIV/AIDS, United Nations Volunteers.

Jabs for Babies in Hot Poor Places. Economist 358:46 April 28, 2001.
Problems with vaccinations for children in poor countries.

Janneh, Abdoulie. How UNDP Sees Aid in Africa. New African No.398:41 July 2001.

Kamau, John. 'This Is Not a Laughing Matter.' New African No.391:26-27 December 2000.
Dispute over AIDS vaccine developed by a team of scientist from Britain and Kenya.

Kigotho, Wachira. Kenyans Protest at Being Left off AIDS Patent. Nature 408:6 November 2, 2000.

Konotey-Ahulu, Felix I. D. The Inheritance of Sickle Cell Disease. New African No.392:40-43 January 2001.

Konotey-Ahulu, Felix I. D. The Person with Sickle Cell Disease. New African No.394:38-39 March 2001.

Konotey-Ahulu, Felix I. D. The Teenager with Sickle Cell Disease. New African No.397:40-42 June 2001.

Larson, Charles R. AIDS and Africa: The End of Denial? World & I 15:278-289 December 2000.

Lawn, Joy E. Unseen Blindness, Unheard Deafness, and Unrecorded Death and Disability: Congenital Rubella in Kumasi, Ghana. American Journal of Public Health 90:1555-1561 October 2000.

Lovgren, Stefan. A Killer Virus Pays a Visit: Can Uganda Contain the Ebola Outbreak? U.S. News & World Report 129:39 October 30, 2000.

Lovgren, Stefan. Mysterious Killer. Maclean's 113:42-44 November 13, 2000.
Ebola virus in Uganda.

Macan-Markar, Marwaan. Measles: Leveling the Playing Field. World Press Review 48:14-15 June 2001.

McGeary, Johanna. Death Stalks a Continent. Time 157:36-42+ February 12, 2001.
AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Melshen, Paul. Tribalism and African Nationalist Wars of Liberation, 1945-80. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 8:85-101 Autumn 1999.

Mhlongo, Sam. AIDS and Poverty. New African No.398:11 July 2001.

Morrison, J. Stephen. The African Pandemic Hits Washington. Washington Quarterly 24:197-209 Winter 2001.
Speculates that the AIDS pandemic in Africa will dominate U.S. foreign policy toward Africa.

Mukherjee, Siddhartha. Drug Use: The Free Market Brings AIDS Meds to Africa. New Republic 224:22-23 April 2, 2001.

Mwalulu, Jackson. Ebola Strikes Again. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:29 December 2000.

Ndiaye, Charlotte F. Women and AIDS in Africa: The Experience of the Society for Women and AIDS in Africa. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:59-66 Winter 2000.

New Drug Brings Hope. West Africa No.4273:22 April 30, 2001.
"The World Health Organization has developed H. Rhodes for malaria specifically aimed at children with severe symptoms."

NGOs Want Transparency in Price of AIDS Drugs. West Africa No.4265:31 March 5, 2001.

Nkozi Conference Statement. New African No.391:33 December 2000.
Official statement of the people's AIDS conference in Nkozi, Uganda.

Nyendwa, Fred. The Drugs, the Drugs. New African No.391:31 December 2000.
The drugs to combat AIDS, TB and other diseases are causing problems.

O'Reilly, Brian. Death of the Continent. Fortune 142:258-264 November 13, 2000.
The AIDS crisis in Africa.

Ofili, Maureen. AIDS and Diamonds. West Africa No.4271:25 April 16, 2001.
Shows the prevalence of HIV in southern Africa.

Old Polio Vaccine Free of HIV, SIV. Science News 158:203 August 23, 2000.

Otabil, Bernard. Africans Are Fighting Back. West Africa 4279:15-16 June 11, 2001.
Interviews Sharon Capeling-Alakija, Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers.

Otabil, Bernard. AIDS-Africa's Looming Disaster. West Africa 4279:10-11 June 11, 2001.

Otabil, Bernard. AIDS: Not All about Money. West Africa 4279:12-14 June 11, 2001.
Brigitte Syamalevwe who has HIV/AIDS states how Africans can fight the disease without more money.

Otabil, Bernard. Ex-President Still Fighting. West Africa No.4280:13-14 June 18, 2001.
President Rawlings fights AIDS.

Oyo, Remi. Hypertension in Nigeria. West Africa No.4264:24-25 February 26, 2001.

Raoult, Didier and others. Rickettsia Africae, a Tick-Borne Pathogen in Travelers to Sub-Saharan Africa. New England Journal of Medicine 344:1504-1510 May 17, 2001.

Report Claims "Millions" of African AIDS Orphans. West Africa No.4276:28 May 21, 2001.

Robinson, Simon. A Trip inside an African Hot Zone. Time 156:8 October 30, 2000.
Ebola in Uganda.

Rwomushana, John. Political Leadership's Role in Breaking the Silence Surrounding AIDS: Uganda's Success Story. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:67-72 Winter 2000.

Schliekelman, Paul and others. Natural Selection and Resistance to HIV. Nature 411:545 May 31, 2001.
Prevalence of HIV in African countries and its effect on AIDS.

Seppa, N. Does Breast-Feeding Accelerate AIDS? Science News 159:340 June 2 2001.
Study in Kenya concluded that mothers who breast-feed are more likely to die in two years.

Seppa, N. HIV-Related Viruses Still Cross Species. Science News 159:86 February 10, 2001.

Seppa, N. Malaria Prevention Works in Tanzania. Science News 159:365 June 9, 2001.

Sheyin, Ola. 'A Vaccine in Political Web.' New African No.389:8 October 2000.
"Final tests for what might be the world's complete cure for the HIV virus were about to be conducted in Nigeria."

Sieff, Michelle. Under Siege. World Today 57:4-6 May 2001.
The battle against AIDS in Africa.

Silent Leaders Help the Virus to Spread. Economist 359:41-42 June 30, 2001.
Argues that African leaders should discuss the role of sex in the spread of AIDS.

Smith, Charlene. The Season of Blame. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:29-31 May 2001.
Discusses fighting AIDS, including the drug companies fight with South Africa.

Sorrells, Niels C. How to Control AIDS in Africa. World & I 16:60-65 January 2001.

The Spectre Staling the Sub-Sahara. Economist 357:48 December 2, 2000.
A UN report shows the effect of AIDS on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Taweh, John. Liberia's AIDS Reality. West Africa No.4273:20 April 30, 2001.

Trowbridge, Anne. Humanity's Challenge: What Each of Us Must Do about the African AIDS Crisis. Humanist 60:32-34 November/December 2000.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Pledges Support to IITA. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:42 September 2000.
U.S. support for the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in its pursuit to alleviate hunger.

Wadman, Meredith. Experts Clash over Likely Impact of Cheap AIDS Drugs in Africa. Nature 410:615-616 April 5, 2001.

Wang Zhe. Good News for Malaria Sufferers. Beijing Review 43:30-31 October 9, 2000.

Whitelaw, Kevin. in Africa, a Scourge Beyond Imagining. U.S. News & World Report 129:34-37 December 18, 2000.
AIDS in Africa.

Wolfensohn, James D. War Against AIDS in Africa. Presidents & Prime Ministers 9:29-30+ January-February 2001.


Africa - History


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa, edited by Toyin Falola. Durham, NC, Carolina Academic Press, 2000. 2 vols.
Volume 1: African History before 1885. 
Volume 2: African Cultures and Societies before 1885.
Book call no.: 960 A2589

Africa 2001, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 36th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2001. 273 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 36th ed 2001

The History of Islam in Africa, edited by Nehemia Levtzion and Randall L. Pouwels. Athens, OH, Ohio University Press, 2000. 591 p.
Book call no.: 297.096 H673

Kapuscinski, Pyszard. The Shadow of the Sun. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 325 p.
Book call no.: 960.32 K17s

Keylor, William R. Twentieth-Century World: An International History. 4th ed. New York, Oxford University Press, 2001. 611 p.
Africa: From Independence to Dependency, pp 410-427.
Book call no.: 327.0904 K44t 2001

Kriebel, Rainer and the U. S. Army Intelligence Service. Inside the Afrika Korps: The Crusader Battles, 1941-1942, edited by Bruce I. Gudmundsson. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1999. 332 p. (German Debriefs)
Book call no.: 940.5423 K92i

Oliver, Roland. The African Experience: From Olduvai Gorge to the 21st Century. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2000. 339 p.
Book call no.: 960 O48ab 2000

Rolf, David. The Bloody Road to Tunis: Destruction of the Axis Forces in North Africa: November 1942- May 1943. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 2001. 320 p.
Book call no.: 940.5423 R746b

The United States and Decolonization: Power and Freedom, edited by David Ryan and Victor Pungong. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 247 p.
The United States and the Decolonization of Black Africa, 1945-63 by John Kent, pp 168-187.
Book call no.: 327.73 U582


Anderson, Ross. The Battle of Tanga, 2-5 November 1914. War in History 8:294-322 July 2001.
Battle between the British and Germans over control of German East Africa.

Boateng, Osei. Just an 'Appalling Tragedy'? New African No.398:24-25+ July 2001.
Historical statements about slavery.

Cann, John P. Angola and the Great War. Small Wars & Insurgencies 12:144-165 Spring 2001.

Cann, John P. Mozambique, German East Africa, and the Great War. Small Wars & Insurgencies 12:114-143 Spring 2001.

Connaughton, Richard. The First World War in Africa (1914-18). Small Wars & Insurgencies 12:110-103 Spring 2001.

Cooper, Frederick. What Is the Concept of Globalization Good for? An African Historian's Perspective. African Affairs 100:189-213 April 2001.

Keithly, David M. Khaki Foxes: The East Afrika Korps. Small Wars & Insurgencies 12:166-185 Spring 2001.

Williams, Peter J. World War I: Joint Fires in the East African Campaign. Field Artillery, pp 10-15, July-August 2001.

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