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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 252463, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/252463
Editorial

HIV Infection and Cardiovascular Disease

1Postgraduate Studies Program in Cardiology, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, R. Ramiro Barcelos 2600, 90035-003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
2National Institute for Health Technology Assessment (IATS/CNPq), Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, R. Ramiro Barcelos 2350, 90035-003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
3Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
4Harvard Medical School, New Research Building, Avenue Louis Pasteur, Room 724, Boston, MA 02115, USA
5Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP), Plot 1129 Kikuyu Close, Off Nariobi Street, Wuse II Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
6ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
7University of Dakar, Department of Infectious Diseases Fann Hospital, BP 5035, Dakar, Senegal
8HIV/AIDS Department, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

Received 20 November 2013; Accepted 20 November 2013

Copyright © 2013 Sandra C. Fuchs 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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