How patterns of migration can influence the heterosexual transmission of HIV in The Netherlands.

@article{Xiridou2011HowPO,
  title={How patterns of migration can influence the heterosexual transmission of HIV in The Netherlands.},
  author={Maria Xiridou and Maaike G. van Veen and Maria Prins and Roel A. Coutinho},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2011},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={289-91}
}
OBJECTIVES Migrants originating from countries with a high HIV prevalence account for a large number of heterosexually acquired HIV infections in western European countries. These migrants may be infected before migrating and they may engage in unsafe sexual practices both in the country of residence and in their country of origin. This report investigates how patterns of migration may affect the heterosexual HIV epidemic in The Netherlands. METHODS A mathematical model was used that… CONTINUE READING