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Saving Africa from HIV/AIDS

Samuel V. Duh

Saving Africa from HIV/AIDS

we can do it

by Samuel V. Duh

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Published by Afram Publications (Ghana) Ltd. in Accra, Ghana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • HIV Infections,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Epidemiology,
  • Therapy,
  • Treatment,
  • Prevention & control,
  • HIV infections,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome,
  • Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273).

    StatementSamuel V. Duh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 D84 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25055860M
    ISBN 109964704267
    ISBN 109789964704261
    LC Control Number2011348012
    OCLC/WorldCa298184750

      Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa book. Saving Souls, Prolonging Lives. Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa. The Art of Surviving HIV/AIDS as a Member of the Zionist Christian Church in South Africa. View abstract. chapter 4 | 22 pages ‘God has again remembered us!’ Christian Identity and Men’s Attitudes to Antiretroviral. The ability to predict the course and impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is reasonably good over the short term because the current situation evolves gradually, driven by biological or other relatively well-understood processes (e.g., those already infected progress to AIDS).


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