Preface
Introduction
The global epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
Evolutionary and immunological implications of contemporary HIV-1 variation
HIV-1 receptors and cell tropism
The pathogenesis of HIV-1 infection
Demography and economics of HIV/AIDS
Paediatric HIV infection: correlates of protective immunity and global perspectives in prevention and management
HIV-1 transmission and acute HIV-1 infection
Interventions against sexually transmitted infections (STI) to prevent HIV infection
Behavioural interventions to prevent HIV infection: rapid evolution, increasing rigour, moderate success
HIV care in non-industrialised countries
Immune interventions
Prospect of a prophylactic vaccine for HIV