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Women and AIDS.

Women and AIDS.

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Published by Zimbabwe Women"s Resource Centre and Network in Harare .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) in women -- Zimbabwe -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesZWRCN bibliographies ;, no. 5
      ContributionsZimbabwe Women"s Resource Centre and Network.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6664.A27 W66 1993, RA644.A25 W66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. ;
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1076254M
      LC Control Number93982891


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AIDS is a leading cause of death in African-Americans, especially in young women. The CDC says that infour times as many black women were diagnosed with HIV than Hispanic or.

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