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The wisdom of whores - elizabeth pisani by lars lofgren after nearly a decade of conducting aids/hiv research in southeast asia, elizabeth pisani recants the lessons she has learned while helping governments and ngo's reduce the spread of this disease. Get this from a library the wisdom of whores : bureaucrats, brothels and the business of aids [elizabeth pisani] -- in this breakneck ride through the red-light districts of east asia and other hotspots in the flamboyant world of aids prevention, writer-scientist elizabeth pisani dishes on both friends and. In the wisdom of whores, pisani causes the reader to rethink commonly held assumptions one may have about various groups of people, from researchers to government employees to sex workers she allows the reader to think in new ways about collecting data and interpreting that data.
With ever reducing funding in health care and social systems, and the recent steady and continuing increase in medicine prices across the globe (pricewaterhousecoopers 2016), the role of patient organisations as manifestations of civil society. A flame-throwing epidemiologist talks about sex, drugs, and the mistakes (dismal), ideologies (vicious), and hopes (realistic) of international aids prevention when people ask elizabeth pisani what she does for a living, she says, sex and drugs. The wisdom of whores - free download as word doc (doc), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free. Reanna alder is a vancouver writer harm reductionist elizabeth pisani the wisdom of whores: bureaucrats, brothels, and the business of aids elizabeth pisani penguin (2008) there's a little.
In the wisdom of whores, epidemiologist elizabeth pisani brings honesty, wit and startling pragmatism to the tawdry front lines of sex and drugs. Elizabeth pisani has spent ten years working as a scientist in the bloated aids industry in the wisdom of whores, she unfolds a universe of brothels and bureaucracies, of bickering junkies and squabbling charities, of men who sell sex and men who would rather prohibit it. Hiv is a virus that doesn't care what people think it only cares what people do this is a statement by elizabeth pisani in her book, the wisdom of whores: bureaucrats, brothels and the business of aids.
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