The fields of HIV and disability : past, present and future

NIXON, Stephanie A

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November 2009
14 p

This article gives a historic overview of the two fields of disability and of HIV. The first field involves people living with HIV and their experiences of disability brought on by the disease. The second field involves people with disabilities and their experiences of vulnerability to, and life with, HIV. The authors argue that although these two fields have evolved relatively independently over time, the divide between them is collapsing, with the result that new understanding about shared concerns and the mutual benefits that may be gained from integrating policies. This resource would useful for people interested in the field of disability and HIV in general

Serial Title:Journal of the International AIDS Society Serial Part:12:28 Notes:This article is available in online and PDF formats 

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