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Community care for people with HIV and AIDS

Community care for people with HIV and AIDS

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Published by Health Publications Unit in Heywood .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDepartment of Health.
SeriesImplementing Caring for people, Community care
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate., NHS Executive.
The Physical Object
Pagination46p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17138776M

Annual HIV infections among Latinx gay men have increased by 30% since , an estimated one in four trans Latinas is living with HIV, and at least one in three new HIV diagnoses among Latinx individuals in were among individuals born outside the U.S. (with the majority of infections happening in the U.S.).   Orange County Health Care Agency reported that at the end of there were 6, people living with HIV in the county who were aware of their .


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