TITLE

Cure call to mark AIDS anniversary

AUTHOR(S)
KATABIRA, ELLY
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Nursing Review (1175-2904);Jul2011, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the need to find a cure for people living with HIV. According to the author, there are compelling evidence that HIV treatment is also HIV prevention and that expanding antiretroviral therapy has preventative benefits for the entire community. As such, the International AIDS Society for which the author belongs is calling for the addition of cure to the international response to the AIDS epidemic.
ACCESSION #
65297797

 

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