Medicine And Books

AIDS in Africa

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 11 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:678
  1. Charles F Gilks

    Ed Max Essex, Souleymane Mboup, Phyllis J Kanki, Mbowa R Kalengayi Raven, £202, pp 752 ISBN 0 7817 0110 4

    I was greatly looking forward to reviewing AIDS in Africa—it seemed such a timely and exciting title. The epidemic of HIV infection is rapidly evolving in Africa, and despite the size of the problem there is a dearth of good quality, readily accessible information. What there is would clearly benefit from being collated and analysed. There are important lessons to be learnt from Africa, especially in Asia, where the epidemic may be out of control. Several people had already asked me how useful the …

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