TITLE

The Beginning Of The End Of AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Buse, Kent
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
World Today;Dec2011, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the international response to the global HIV/AIDS crisis as of December 2011, emphasizing the efforts of Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Particular focus is given to the decline in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Africa, citing changes in sexual behavior since 2001. Other topics include a history of the AIDS movement and public health efforts. Also discussed are laws, regulations or policies that affect HIV/AIDS patients or impede prevention efforts.
ACCESSION #
74082301

 

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