TITLE

The OptAIDS project: towards global halting of HIV/AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Robert J.; Gordon, Richard
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article introduces a series of articles related to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) published within the issue, including one on the history of AIDS in Africa and its effects on human development, one on the cost effectiveness of prevention, and one on the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men in China.
ACCESSION #
47370865

 

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