TITLE

HIV/AIDS surges in Eastern Europe--Asia-Pacific next?

AUTHOR(S)
Agnew, Bruce
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2002, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on HIV/AIDS as a global epidemic. Increase in HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia; Estimation of people worldwide with HIV infection; Development of prevention programs; Effect of the prevention programs in reducing HIV infections.
ACCESSION #
6114262

 

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