TITLE

Complex and unique HIV/AIDS epidemic among Aboriginal Canadians

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/21/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p1359
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the HIV/AIDS epidemic among Aboriginal Canadians in 2006. This epidemic is reflected in statistics that show the population has a far higher proportion of HIV infections among this group of people. The causes of this epidemic are indicated, including injection drug use. In addition, this article cites the prevalence of HIV infections among women and young Aboriginals.
ACCESSION #
23069189

 

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