TITLE

Chapter 5: Treatment, care and support for people living with HIV

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: UNAIDS - 2004;1/1/2004, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 5 of the book "2004 Report on the global AIDS epidemic" is presented. It discusses the treatment and support given to people with HIV in different countries and the availability of antiretroviral therapy. It also highlights the manner of giving equitable antiretrovirals to men and women. Moreover, it also explores the future challenges that should be addressed and the establishment of private and public partnership for the prevention of HIV.
ACCESSION #
24749020

 

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