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AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders

AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders Clinical and Prevention Issues By Joanna Ton, B.S.N., R.N. and Ann S. Dellaira, Ph.D., R.N.C. HIV, mostly incurred through blood transfusion and sexual transmission.4 continent of Asia after its recent introduction there. Asians are composed of diverse cultural groups including Chinese, Japanese, Philippine, Korean, Vietnamese, Cases of AIDS and HIV infection are increasing at a rapid rate on the Cambodian, Laotian, Taiwanese, and Indian groups. These ethnic groups have different cultural, religious, social, and familial beliefs and practices that influence their sexual behaviors and health attitudes toward the prevention and spread of HIV. In Asia, HIV infection began in different ways in the different countries. In Thailand, HIV infection was first found in the homosexual and bisexual population in 1984, particularly among those who had sexual contact with foreigners. HIV was found in intravenous drug users (IVDUs) and in prostitutes in 1987, and is now found in increasing numbers in the heterosexual population.1 Between 200,000 and 400,000 people are infected with HIV in Thailand, and its incidence is increasing with remarkable speed.2 In India, particularly in Myanmar and eastern India, HIV was first found in IVDUs but has now spread far beyond http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 8 (6) – Dec 1, 1994

AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 8 (6) – Dec 1, 1994

Abstract

AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders Clinical and Prevention Issues By Joanna Ton, B.S.N., R.N. and Ann S. Dellaira, Ph.D., R.N.C. HIV, mostly incurred through blood transfusion and sexual transmission.4 continent of Asia after its recent introduction there. Asians are composed of diverse cultural groups including Chinese, Japanese, Philippine, Korean, Vietnamese, Cases of AIDS and HIV infection are increasing at a rapid rate on the Cambodian, Laotian, Taiwanese, and Indian groups. These ethnic groups have different cultural, religious, social, and familial beliefs and practices that influence their sexual behaviors and health attitudes toward the prevention and spread of HIV. In Asia, HIV infection began in different ways in the different countries. In Thailand, HIV infection was first found in the homosexual and bisexual population in 1984, particularly among those who had sexual contact with foreigners. HIV was found in intravenous drug users (IVDUs) and in prostitutes in 1987, and is now found in increasing numbers in the heterosexual population.1 Between 200,000 and 400,000 people are infected with HIV in Thailand, and its incidence is increasing with remarkable speed.2 In India, particularly in Myanmar and eastern India, HIV was first found in IVDUs but has now spread far beyond

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0893-5068
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1557-7449
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10.1089/apc.1994.8.334
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Abstract

AIDS in Asians and Pacific Islanders Clinical and Prevention Issues By Joanna Ton, B.S.N., R.N. and Ann S. Dellaira, Ph.D., R.N.C. HIV, mostly incurred through blood transfusion and sexual transmission.4 continent of Asia after its recent introduction there. Asians are composed of diverse cultural groups including Chinese, Japanese, Philippine, Korean, Vietnamese, Cases of AIDS and HIV infection are increasing at a rapid rate on the Cambodian, Laotian, Taiwanese, and Indian groups. These ethnic groups have different cultural, religious, social, and familial beliefs and practices that influence their sexual behaviors and health attitudes toward the prevention and spread of HIV. In Asia, HIV infection began in different ways in the different countries. In Thailand, HIV infection was first found in the homosexual and bisexual population in 1984, particularly among those who had sexual contact with foreigners. HIV was found in intravenous drug users (IVDUs) and in prostitutes in 1987, and is now found in increasing numbers in the heterosexual population.1 Between 200,000 and 400,000 people are infected with HIV in Thailand, and its incidence is increasing with remarkable speed.2 In India, particularly in Myanmar and eastern India, HIV was first found in IVDUs but has now spread far beyond

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Dec 1, 1994

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