The history and challenge of HIV prevention

@article{Merson2008TheHA,
  title={The history and challenge of HIV prevention},
  author={M. Merson and J. O’Malley and D. Serwadda and Chantawipa Apisuk},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={372},
  pages={475-488}
}
The HIV/AIDS pandemic has become part of the contemporary global landscape. Few predicted its effect on mortality and morbidity or its devastating social and economic consequences, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Successful responses have addressed sensitive social factors surrounding HIV prevention, such as sexual behaviour, drug use, and gender equalities, countered stigma and discrimination, and mobilised affected communities; but such responses have been few and far between. Only in… Expand
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