Key Facts about Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Children Worldwide

Khakshour, Ali and Taghizadeh Moghadam, Habibolah and Kiani, Mohammad Ali and Saeidi, Masumeh and Zarif, Behjat (2014) Key Facts about Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Children Worldwide. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2 (2.2). pp. 145-152.

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Unfortunately, we do not know how many perinatally (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) HIV-infected pepole are living in contries today, while knowing these informations is necessary. UNAIDS reports that there are 3.4 million children under 15 years of age with HIV and 2 million adolescents between 10 and 19 years of age. Although the vast majority of children were perinatally infected, older children are combined with behaviourally infected adolescents and youth in global reporting, without disaggregation by sex. The aim of this study is to introduce the prevalence and prevention of HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) in children of worldwide.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2017 11:09
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2017 11:09

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