Opium Trade, Insurgency, and HIV/AIDS in Afghanistan: Relationships and Regional Consequences

  title={Opium Trade, Insurgency, and HIV/AIDS in Afghanistan: Relationships and Regional Consequences},
  author={Nevada Griffin and Kaveh Khoshnood},
  journal={Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health},
  pages={159S - 167S}
Global health and conflict studies share key linkages that have important research and policy implications but for which data are currently lacking. This analytical review examines the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, using it as a basis to develop a conceptual framework that integrates security and public health concepts. The analysis draws on recent peer-reviewed and gray literature to assess the interrelationship among 3 variable clusters and their impact on the emergence of the HIV epidemic… 

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