TITLE

THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY: THE AFRICAN STORY

AUTHOR(S)
Shu-Acquaye, Florence
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Syracuse Journal of International Law & Commerce;Fall2004, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the cultural practices that have contributed to the entrenchment of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths in the region in 2003; Total number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world; Factors that tend to facilitate the spread of HIV/AIDS.
ACCESSION #
16990574

 

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