Africa deserves better treatment from the West

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7290.861/b (Published 07 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:861
  1. Yohannes Damtew Tefera (Yohannes@dr.com), editor in chief, Journal of Ethiopian Medical Practice
  1. PO Box 9051, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    EDITOR—HIV infection and AIDS have reached a critical level in Africa. We all know that the most important tool we have is health education to create awareness about the disease and make people change their attitudes and eventually their practices, but more has still to be done.

    As Editor's choice of 6 January pointed out,1 HIV/AIDS is wiping out the cream of the continent—teachers, doctors, and …

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