by Pierre De Beaudrap, Gervais Beninguisse, Estelle Pasquier et al.
The Lancet HIV, Vol. 4, No. 4, e161–e168, April 2017

8 pp. 517 kB
http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lanhiv/PIIS2352-3018(16)30209-0.pdf

In resource-limited settings, people with disabilities have been left behind in the response to HIV. In the HandiVIH study, the authors estimate and compare HIV prevalence and associated risk factors between people with and without disabilities. They conclude that the higher prevalence of HIV infection in people with disabilities than people without disabilities reflects a higher exposure to HIV infection as well as the presence of disability-associated HIV infection. The susceptibility of people with disabilities to HIV infection seems to be shaped by social and environmental factors.

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