TITLE

Caring for the children

AUTHOR(S)
Cross, Robyn; Warriner, Jason
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;7/19/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
KwaZulu Natal has the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Teams of British nurses and doctors visit the province regularly to help staff there learn about antiretroviral therapy.
ACCESSION #
22288173

 

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