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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, wellbeing and fitness and Cultural Affairs appointed the guidance Committee on overall healthiness situations (STG). the duty of the STG is to recommend the Minister at the way forward for public future health and health and wellbeing care within the long-term within the Netherlands in order to expanding the anticipatory skill of presidency coverage. considering 1983 the STG has arrange a few committees, together with the state of affairs Committee on AIDS, as a way to mapping out attainable eventualities of their specific box of curiosity. The committees document within the type of state of affairs stories, that are of relevance not only to the nationwide govt but in addition to others taken with coverage improvement and opinion formation within the box in query.
What proportions will the HIV/AIDS epidemic imagine and the way many new HIV infections could be avoided by way of HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns? How a lot care and help will individuals with HIV and AIDS want and what successes could be anticipated in the care zone? what's going to be the social effects of AIDS and the way can ostracism and the social isolation of individuals with HIV and AIDS be kept away from?
those and different comparable questions shape the topic of this ebook, which examines the sociocultural and fiscal impression of AIDS within the Netherlands as much as the yr 2000. The e-book provides a research performed by way of the Netherlands Institute of psychological health and wellbeing (NcGv) and the nationwide Institute of Public healthiness and Environmental safeguard (RIVM), less than the course of the STG state of affairs Committee on AIDS.
The researchers glance again on the epidemiological, sociocultural and monetary 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 venture the impression 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 strive against the affliction. as well as a situation exploring the impression of AIDS if advancements proceed unchanged, substitute eventualities also are recommend. those specialize in the influence of vital alterations in such diversified 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 ebook concludes that the impression of AIDS will simply develop into totally obvious within the moment decade of the epidemic. The authors give some thought to the results of this end for HIV/AIDS prevention programmes, examine, care and the efforts to counter the socially bad affects of AIDS.

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If variation of the parameters leads to major differences in the results of projections, this means that the results need to be interpreted with caution. As the concept of simulations implies, these are approximations rather than exact representations of reality. Simulations on the basis of process and multi-group modelling are aimed at exploring and tightening hypotheses concerning the future course of HIV.

The starting point for the analysis is not the present day but a goal towards which one wishes to work, after which the pros and cons of the various strategies for achieving that goal are examined. The formulation of goals and the description of the effects, costs and benefits of strategies are conducted against the background of the reference scenario. The scenario project into the consequences of AIDS follows the above methodology. It starts with a definition of the concepts, the identification of the factors that affect the HIV / AIDS incidence and prevalence and a survey of areas in which AIDS and the AIDS epidemic could have a potential impact.

E. an integral AIDS-specific control policy, as set out in the Policy Document on AIDS Policy (TK, 1987). Concrete policy principles were formulated in the Policy Document with respect to prevention, care and research, while extra resources were made available in each area. As part of a review of the structure and organization of government policy a National AIDS Control Committee (NCAB) was set up, while the Policy Document also set government policy against the background of individual civil rights and the social responsibilities of government.

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