HIV-1 infection in foreign nationals working in East Timor

S. Huffam, Bart Currie, P. Knibbs, J. Savage, V. Krause

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    Abstract

    S. Huffam and colleagues report on the incidence of HIV-1 infection in foreign nationals working in East Timor. In this article, they note that 10,000 or more foreign nationals from countries were rates of HIV-1 infection are endemic have been working for the UN and around 70 nongovernmental organizations in East Timor since June, 1999. The potential HIV-1 impact from peacekeeping was recognized in July, 2000, when the UN Security Council voted to intensify AIDS education among UN peacekeepers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)416-
    JournalThe Lancet
    Volume360
    Issue number9330
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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