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

A mixed methods study of the factors associated with HIV testing among young people in Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Almilaibary
  • Abdullah Almilaibary
  • Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Baha University, Saudi Arabia.
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Mark Hayter
  • Mark Hayter
  • Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, University of Hull, United Kingdom.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 02 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 04 October 2018
  •  Published: 31 October 2018


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Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) (2014c). The M∙A∙C AIDS Fund, Rihanna and UNAIDS team up to reach nearly 2 million young people in need of lifesaving HIV treatment.


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