Rich man, poor woman; rich woman, poor man

Roedde, Gretchen
October 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/23/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p1071
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the situations which contribute to the increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases. She assesses that 30% to 75% of the women who do sex work are HIV positive particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Caribbean regions. The author has evaluated that the epidemic of HIV/AIDS cases is driven by the poverty and the need to earn money for living.


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