TITLE

International AIDS Notes

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Jun2005, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents developments related to the AIDS epidemic. Assessment and evaluation made by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly held on June 2, 2005 on the current situation of the worldwide HIV⁄AIDS outbreak; Estimation of the UN on the number of people who were affected by the disease despite an investment of billions of dollars in prevention and treatment efforts; Plea of guilty by the Canadian Red Cross to violation of government regulations by distributing HIV tainted blood that infected thousands of Canadians.
ACCESSION #
17575250

 

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