The Full Picture

Helquist, Michael
November 1989
Advocate;11/7/89, Issue 537, p26
Examines the implications of the changing terminology of HIV and AIDS for public health planning in the U.S. Distinction between 'HIV disease' and 'AIDS'; Factors that show 'HIV disease' as the more appropriate term to use than 'AIDS'; Assessment of the place of HIV and AIDS in public health policy-making.


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