oa South African Family Practice - updAIDS in SA Family Practice : preventing and diagnosing HIV infection in infants and children

Volume 48, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2006:48(6) in SA Family Practice SA Fam Pract Jul 2006;48(6):34-41 Correspondence: Prof Helmut Reuter, Director, Ukwanda, Faculty of Health Science, Stellenbosch University. Tel: (021) 938 9014, Fax: (021) 931 4220, E-mail: hr@sun.ac.za Editorial The world's two billion children and adolescents are at the centre of the HIV / AIDS crisis. Today, more than half of all new HIV infections affect people under the age of 25. Girls are hit harder and younger than boys. Infant and child death rates have risen sharply, and 14 million children are now orphans because of the disease. And yet the ..

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