n South African Medical Journal - Neglected high-risk groups a top priority in AIDS prevention/treatment : izindaba
|Article Title||Neglected high-risk groups a top priority in AIDS prevention/treatment : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Aug 2013|
|Pages||503 - 505|
Sex workers, truckers and young women top a comprehensive new government list of HIV-vulnerable groups identified in specific geographical areas. Now the first two are being considered as targets for pre-exposure prophylactic drug pilot programmes, complementing a successful array of HIV and other healthcare interventions being rolled out, albeit inadequately, to these 'core transmission' groups. This emerged during several expert presentations, and individual interviews conducted by Izindaba, at the sixth South African AIDS Conference held in Durban from 18 to 21 June this year.
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