HIV/AIDS, chronic diseases and globalisation

January 2011
Globalization & Health;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
The article discusses the chronicity of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and future global changes in the interpretation of HIV as another chronic disease. It states that with wide availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV/AIDS pandemic is now seen as a chronic disease that can be successfully managed on a long-term basis. It discusses the consequences of uncritically accepting the concepts of chronicity in HIV/AIDS disease.


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