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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 609128, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/609128
Review Article

HIV and AIDS Programmes in Zimbabwe: Implications for the Health System

Sociology Department, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

Received 18 September 2011; Accepted 25 October 2011

Academic Editor: I. Mezzaroma

Copyright © 2012 Tafadzwa Chevo and Sandra Bhatasara. 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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