A Political and Social History of HIV in South Africa

  title={A Political and Social History of HIV in South Africa},
  author={N. Simelela and W. D. Francois Venter and Y. Pillay and P. Barron},
  journal={Current HIV/AIDS Reports},
  • N. Simelela, W. D. Francois Venter, +1 author P. Barron
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current HIV/AIDS Reports
  • For the past 25 years, South Africa has had to deal with the inexorable and monumental rise of HIV. From one or two isolated cases, in the late 1980s, South Africa now has an estimated 6.4 million people infected with HIV, with high rates of concomitant tuberculosis, which will profoundly affect the country for decades to come. For nearly 10 years, the South African government’s response to the HIV epidemic was described as denialist, which was estimated to have resulted in the deaths of 330… CONTINUE READING
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