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Country review: Malawi

Erik J. Schouten, Simon D. Makombe, Anthony D. Harries and Kelita Kamoto

in A Decade of HAART

Published in print August 2008 | ISBN: 9780199225859
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723834 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225859.003.0023
Country review: Malawi

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This chapter describes the epidemiological characteristics of HIV infection in Malawi. It then presents the antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up programme and analyses the reasons why the country was able to achieve a good degree of success and to discuss challenges of the programme.

Keywords: highly active antiretroviral therapy; HIV/AIDS; HIV infection; epidemiology; antitroviral therapy programme

Chapter.  7354 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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