Women and AIDS: a brief update

Sterk, E
December 1998
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec1998 Supplement 1, Vol. 9, p16
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of AIDS epidemic on woman. Relationship between HIV infection and cervical cancer, oral and vaginal candidiasis are discussed. The efficacy of azidothymidine (AZT) and female condoms in interrupting HIV transmission is presented. It was concluded that HIV risk factors for women vary by their racial or ethnic background, age, geographic location and healthcare access.


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