TITLE

STI epidemics in the Indian Ocean region: can the phase be assessed?

AUTHOR(S)
A Matteelli
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Sexually Transmitted Infections;Apr2002, Vol. 78 Issue 0, pi121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Indian Ocean provides a unique opportunity to curb the HIV epidemic in its nascent phase through strengthening STI control programmes. Making effective and appropriate health services available should be regarded as the first priority for STI control in the region and, whenever possible, core groups should be identified and targeted to interrupt transmission within such networks.
ACCESSION #
20202819

 

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