HIV rising

February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p458
Academic Journal
Reports on the increase in the number of women living with HIV in every region of the world from 2002 to 2004, according to a joint UNAIDS and World Health Organization report. Regions with the steepest increases; Reason for the high occurrence of HIV infection in women than men; Estimated number of HIV-infected people as of 2004.


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