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“War of liberation” needed to fight battle against AIDS

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 15 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:136
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Many young people living in countries where HIV is prevalent are still ignorant about how the virus is transmitted and how to protect themselves from infection, according to a report from the United Nation's Children's Fund.

    If they are to defeat AIDS, these countries need to organise themselves as though they were fighting “a full blown war of liberation” with all resources ploughed into preventative strategies and young people leading the way, said Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of UNICEF.

    Speaking at the International …

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