Sustainability of programs to reach high risk and marginalized populations living with HIV in resource limited settings: implications for HIV treatment and prevention

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p701
Academic Journal
The article reports on a research which has been conducted to study the sustainability of programs for the prevention and treatment of HIV. The study reflects that it is a challenge to reach successfully to people who need such treatment programs as well as external funding for HIV care. Moreover, advocacy from both medicine and public health providers to generate the support for HIV care programs is necessary worldwide.


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