Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 283

Full Length Research Paper

Survival time of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected children under 15 years of age after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia

Asrat Atsedeweyn Andargie
  • Asrat Atsedeweyn Andargie
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Yemane Asmleash
  • Yemane Asmleash
  • Department of Statistics, Collage of Natural and Computational Sciences, Aksum University, Aksum, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 20 February 2018
  •  Accepted: 13 March 2018
  •  Published: 30 April 2018


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