Islamic perspectives on HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral treatment: the case of Nigeria.

@article{Balogun2010IslamicPO,
  title={Islamic perspectives on HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral treatment: the case of Nigeria.},
  author={Amusa Saheed Balogun},
  journal={African journal of AIDS research : AJAR},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          459-66
        }
}
Some religious reactions to the HIV epidemic in Africa unwittingly contributed to the expansion of the epidemic in its early years. This was because many religious people regarded the emergence of HIV and AIDS as divine punishment for man's sins as a result of people's sexual promiscuity. Some also opposed public promotion of the use of condoms for HIV prevention. However, religious bodies have made positive contributions to HIV/AIDS responses in many African countries in recent times. Though… CONTINUE READING
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