International Nurses Day 2003 FIGHTING THE STIGMA OF HIV/AIDS

Armstrong, Fiona
May 2003
Australian Nursing Journal;May2003, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p22
Provides information on dealing with HIV and AIDS disease. Fear and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS infection; Effects of the AIDS problems in Africa; HIV infection rates in Australia from 1999 to 2001. INSET: HIV/AIDS: World round up.


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