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Understanding HIV in China
  1. Eric P F Chow,
  2. David P Wilson,
  3. Lei Zhang
  1. The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Associate Professor David P Wilson, The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, CFI Building, Corner Boundary & West Streets, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010 Australia; dwilson{at}unsw.edu.au

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Edited by Jun Jing, Heather Worth. HIV in China: Understanding the Social Aspects of the Epidemic. Published by University New South Wales Press, paperback, August 2010. $A49.95, pp 228. ISBN-10: 1742231691, ISBN-13: 978-1742231693

In contrast to most parts of the world affected by the HIV pandemic, the HIV epidemic in China is currently in a relatively early phase of growth at the country level. Given the rate of spread and the sheer number of people affected by HIV, it is imperative to understand the sociocultural drivers of the epidemic in order to inform culturally relevant and effective public health and social measures for protecting the health and well-being of people at risk of HIV infection in China. This book, HIV in China: Understanding the Social Aspects of the Epidemic …

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