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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 145891, 14 pages
Stigma of People with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Literature Review
Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Received 25 November 2008; Revised 3 May 2009; Accepted 16 June 2009
Academic Editor: Jean-Paul Gonzalez
Copyright © 2009 Ngozi C. Mbonu 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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