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AJ Esterhuyse

Microbicides: A Possible Prevention Approach to HIV Transmission among African Women

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277–82
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Microbicides may emerge to be potent agents in the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases

ABSTRACT

Poverty, cultural belief and refusal to use condoms are some of the factors that contribute to the spread of HIV infection among African communities. There is a dire need to pursue research into the development, provision and the use of microbicides for African women. This review paper provides information and recommendations on the possible use of microbicides to prevent HIV infection among
African women.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013
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