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HIV and AIDS in African communities: A framework for better prevention and care

  • Document type:
    Best practice guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health, African HIV Policy Network, National AIDS Trust
  • Published date:
    20 December 2004
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  • Publication format:
    Electronic only
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HIV and AIDS have disproportionately affected African communities in England. After gay men they are the largest group affected by HIV and since 1999 new diagnoses in Africans have overtaken new diagnoses in other groups. In line with the Sexual Health and HIV Strategy the framework sets out actions to improve effectiveness of HIV prevention and health promotion, and treatment and care services for African communities affected by or at risk of HIV.

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