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Declining interest and the developing world: AIDS post-2000
  1. Huw Houssemayne du Boulay
  1. Correspondence to Huw Houssemayne du Boulay, Myrtle Cottage, Cooksbridge, East Sussex BN84SW, UK; huwduboulay{at}

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In the new century, anxieties about AIDS-related stigma moved to the developing world due to the fact that the condition was now relatively treatable in the West. One article sought to explain the reason for this: ‘Why do 95% of the estimated 33 million people infected with HIV live in the developing world? And why are low income (gross domestic product), unequal distribution of wealth […] and sex inequality strongly associated with HIV prevalence? It may be argued that …

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