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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Christie, Celia D.; Bain, Brendan C.; Pierre, Russell B.; Smikle, Monica ; Evans-Gilbert, Tracy ; Frederick, Joseph; Mullings, Anthony M.; Rattray, Carole A.; Pottinger, Audrey M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
HIV/AIDS in women, infants, children and adolescents in Jamaica: A further 'call to action'
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
50
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
258-62
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Abstract
Overviews the HIV/AIDS epidemic in women, infants, children and adolescents in Jamaica. Describes the maternal and paediatric clinical HIV/AIDS services in the neighbourhood of the University of the West Indies as a basis for further collaboration. Outlines the successes of the National Institutes of Health Multi-centre and the Collaborative Paediatric AIDS Clinical Trial Groups. Presents a proposal for improving HIV/AIDS clinical-care in infants, children and adolescents in Jamaica, using the model of Paediatric ACTG in collaboration with major international funding agencies, local health services and UHWI.....
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