Oil doom and AIDS boom in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.

@article{Udonwa2004OilDA,
  title={Oil doom and AIDS boom in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.},
  author={Ndifreke E. Udonwa and Memfin Dan Ekpo and Iboro Asuquo Ekanem and Victor A Inem and Aniekan Jumbo Etokidem},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  year={2004},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          273
        }
}
CONTEXT There has been a steady rise in Nigeria's HIV/AIDS burden since the first sero-prevalence survey in 1991. Nigeria's economy is mainly dependent on oil that comes from the Niger Delta Region. The majority of the people of the Niger delta region depend on fishing and farming for livelihood. Years of oil exploration activities with frequent oil spillages have led to severe environmental degradation with resultant destruction of farmlands and aquatic flora and fauna. The situation of the… CONTINUE READING

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