The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Developing Countries

The Dilemma of Quality of Life vs Quality of Care
  • Ibrahim M. Shoaib


As the number of HIV-infected persons approaches 20 million world-wide and with more than 4.5 million AIDS cases by late 1995, the scientific community is still years away from finding an effective cure or preventive measures to curb the devastating spread of the HIV pandemic.


Oral Rehydration Solution Effective Cure Infectious Disease Control Structural Adjustment Policy Acceptable Minimum Standard 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ibrahim M. Shoaib
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  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineTanta UniversityEgypt

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