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- Main Title AIDS in Africa
- Series Title CRS Issue Briefs
Author: Copson, Raymond W.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2002-02-12
- Content Description: Sub-Saharan Africa has been far more severely affected by AIDS than any other part of the world. The United Nations reports that 25.3 million adults and children are infected with the HIV virus in the region, which has about 10% of the world's population but more than 70% of the worldwide total of infected people. This report discusses this issue in detail, including the cause of the African AIDS epidemic, the social and economic consequences, response and treatment, and U.S. policy.
- Physical Description: 15 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Medicine
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: AIDS (Disease) - Africa
- Place Name: Africa
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- Rights Access: public
- CRS Report Number: IB10050
- Accession or Local Control No: IB10050 2002-02-12
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs3251