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Miyazawa, Yasuo, preface by Shiokawa Yuichi

Eizu anshin dokuhon: sono yobo to tadashii chishiki [A primer to put one's mind at ease about AIDS: correct knowledge about it and how to prevent it]

Eizu anshin dokuhon: sono yobo to tadashii chishiki
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Rodo Shunposha, Tokyo. 1987, 191p., text in Japanese, cartoons, very good paperback in wraps. Donaru Books Books [What will happen] series, no. 2. Advertised as an easy to understand guidebook explaining what sort of disease AIDS is and how to prevent it. Author Miyazawa was the director of a hospital; Shiokawa was the chair of the AIDS task force for Japan's Ministry of Health. Preface notes that the biggest risk to spread in Japan is heterosexual intercourse - IV drugs are tightly controlled, gay culture not open - and so it is important to focus on protection. Contents: why AIDS is intractable; what sort of disease it is; how it is transmitted; what to do to prevent transmission; what the symptoms are; what treatments are available; what tests are available; what to keep in mind and do to insure a positive future

Cat.No: 150855

Price: $55.00

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