Feature story

AIDS, poverty and human development

31 October 2007

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HIV strategies work best when there is a clear understanding of the relationship between AIDS, poverty and human development. In an article published in leading scientific magazine PLoS, UNAIDS examines this relationship and the often called ‘vicious circle’ within which the impacts of AIDS increase poverty and social deprivation, while socio-economic inequalities increase vulnerability to HIV infection.



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Read article - Squaring the Circle: AIDS, Poverty, and Human Development
Read presentation - HIV and development challenges for Africa

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