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Geopolitics in Health This page intentionally left blank GEOPOLITICS IN HEALTH Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and Tuberculosis in the Emerging BRICS Economies EDUARDO J. GÓMEZ Johns Hopkins University Press BALTIMORE © 2018 Johns Hopkins University Press All rights reserved. Published 2018 Printed in the United States of Amer­ i­ ca on acid-­ free paper 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Johns Hopkins University Press 2715 North Charles Street Baltimore, Mary­land 21218​-­4363 www​.­press​.­jhu​.­edu Library of Congress Cataloging-­ in-­ Publication Data Names: Gómez, Eduardo J., 1973–­ , author. Title: Geopolitics in health : confronting obesity, AIDS, and tuberculosis in the emerging BRICS economies / Eduardo J. Gómez. Description: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2017] | Includes bibliographical references and index. Identifiers: LCCN 2017008833| ISBN 9781421423616 (pbk. : alk. paper) | ISBN 9781421423623 (electronic) Subjects: | MESH: HIV Infections—­ epidemiology | Tuberculosis—­ epidemiology | Obesity—­ epidemiology | Epidemics—­ prevention & control | Health Policy | International Cooperation Classification: LCC RA644.A25 | NLM WC 503.41 | DDC 614.5/99392—­dc23 LC rec­ ord available at https://­lccn​.­loc​.­gov​/­2017008833 A cata­ log rec­ ord for this book is available from the British Library. Special discounts are available for bulk purchases of this book. For more information, please contact Special Sales at 410-­ 516-­ 6936 or specialsales@press​.­jhu​.­edu​.­ Johns Hopkins University Press uses environmentally friendly book materials, including recycled text paper that is composed of at least 30 ­percent post-­consumer waste, whenever pos­si­ble. To the memory of my wonderful grand­ father, Januario Gómez Without his love and sacrifice, my opportunity and success would never have been pos­ si­ ble This page intentionally left blank ...