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The HIV PandemicLocal and Global Implications$
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Eduard J. Beck, Nicholas Mays, Alan W. Whiteside, and José M. Zuniga

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199237401

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.001.0001

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The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom

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(p.529) Chapter 36 The United Kingdom
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The HIV Pandemic
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John Imrie

Sarah Dougan

Kimberly Gray

Michael W Adler

Anne M Johnson

Barry G Evans

Barry S Peters

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0036

This chapter reviews the United Kingdom's response to its HIV epidemic. Even with a relatively small HIV epidemic, which is being fuelled by ongoing transmission by people living in the UK and some coming from endemic areas, and a stable socio-political and economic position, the UK's National Health Service (NHS) is experiencing some problems meeting increased costs for HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support.

Keywords:   NHS, HIV epidemic, health services, health system, HIV infection

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