The role of international migration in infectious diseases: the HIV epidemic and its trends in Japan.

@article{Komatsu2007TheRO,
  title={The role of international migration in infectious diseases: the HIV epidemic and its trends in Japan.},
  author={Ryuichi Komatsu and Takashi Sawada},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={745-59}
}
Globalization and its associated international migrations facilitate the spread of infectious diseases. This article reports trends in and discusses the relation between international migration and HIV infection in Japan. The authors analyze relevant literature, drawing on government and other sources. Among foreigners in Japan, there were 27.0 reported HIV and 9.3 reported AIDS cases per million in 1990, and 52.9 HIV and 38.8 AIDS cases per million in 2000. These rates were initially 45 to 90… CONTINUE READING

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