HIV in Humanitarian Settings
International Journal of STD and AIDS, 1 July 2007
Unexpected Low Prevalence of HIV Among Fertile Women in Luanda, Angola. Does War Prevent the Spread of HIV? 2007
This article studied HIV prevalence and risk factors for HIV infection among fertile women in Luanda for the purposes of obtaining background data for planning of interventions as well as to look into the association of armed conflicts and HIV prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Lancet, Volume 369, Issue 9580, Pages 2187 - 2195, 30 June 2007
Prevalence of HIV Infection in Conflict-Affected and Displaced People in Seven sub-Saharan African Countries: a Systematic Review. 2007
Violence and rape are believed to fuel the HIV epidemic in countries aff ected by conflict. The authors compared HIV prevalence in populations directly affected by conflict (Democratic Republic of Congo, southern Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and Burundi) with that in those not directly affected and in refugees versus the nearest surrounding host communities in sub-Saharan African countries.