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AIDS Research and Treatment
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 815823, 7 pages
HIV Clients as Agents for Prevention: A Social Network Solution
1Department of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
2Department of Health, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
3Faculty of Social Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Received 20 January 2012; Accepted 13 March 2012
Academic Editor: Marjorie Robert-Guroff
Copyright © 2012 Sarah Ssali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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