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|Title:||Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub- Saharan Africa: the cases of Uganda and Malawi|
|Other Titles:||Report prepared for Centre for Development Studies, University College Swansea|
|Publisher:||BRIDGE (development - gender) Institute of Development Studies|
|Abstract:||This report discusses the gender dimensions of the impact of HIV/AIDS in Sub- Saharan Africa, with a particular focus on Uganda and some reference to Malawi. The Ugandan Government has, from early on in its recognition of HIV/AIDS as a serious health, social and economic problem for the country, been relatively open about the scale of the problem and has allowed considerable indigenous and foreign research into HIV/AIDS. As a result there is substantially more material on HIV/AIDS in Uganda than any other African country. The limited existing material available on HIV/AIDS in Malawi consists mainly of seroprevalence surveys; discussion of social or gender aspects is absent. Inferences drawn for Malawi, therefore, are based partly on the experience of other African countries, particularly Uganda, and to a lesser extent Zambia and Zaire.|
|ISSN:||185864 148 9|
|Appears in Collections:||HIV / AIDS|
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