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HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

understanding the implications of culture & context

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Published by UCT Press in Cape Town, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa,
  • HIV infections -- Africa,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- Africa South of the Sahara,
  • HIV Infections -- Africa South of the Sahara,
  • Cultural Characteristics -- Africa South of the Sahara,
  • Education -- Africa South of the Sahara,
  • Gender Identity -- Africa South of the Sahara

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-133) and index.

    Statementeditors, Jean Baxen & Anders Breidlid.
    ContributionsBaxen, Jean, 1957-, Breidlid, Anders, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A25 H58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 144 p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094551M
    ISBN 109789280811797, 9781919895185
    LC Control Number2009033180


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