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

Water handling and low cost treatment practice of peoples living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Arba Minch Town, Southern Ethiopia, 2016

Gebrekiros Gebremichael
  • Gebrekiros Gebremichael
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arbaminch University, Ethiopia.
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Desta Haftu
  • Desta Haftu
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arbaminch University, Ethiopia.
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Desalegn Ajema
  • Desalegn Ajema
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arbaminch University, Ethiopia.
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Genet Gedamu
  • Genet Gedamu
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arbaminch University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 17 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 09 June 2017
  •  Published: 31 August 2017

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