HIV in the Middle East and North Africa: priority, culture, and control

  title={HIV in the Middle East and North Africa: priority, culture, and control},
  author={Abdulsalam Alkaiyat and Mitchell G Weiss},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  • A. AlkaiyatM. Weiss
  • Published 4 July 2013
  • Psychology, Sociology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Public Health
ObjectivesThis study aimed to assess the priority of HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa region and compare it with other regions. This review examines the social, cultural and religious features of HIV in the region, and considers their influence on perception of risk and approaches to control, such as condom use and antiretroviral therapy.MethodsWe screened a wide range of sources for comprehensive and reliable data; the search of PubMed, ISI Web of Science, ScienceDirect, and grey… 

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