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Discriminatory Attitudes and Practices by Health Workers toward Patients with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

  • Chen Reis mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: creis@phrusa.org

    Affiliation: Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Michele Heisler,

    Affiliations: Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, and Ann Arbor Veterans' Affairs Health System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Lynn L Amowitz,

    Affiliations: Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • R. Scott Moreland,

    Affiliation: Policy Project, Maitama, Nigeria

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  • Jerome O Mafeni,

    Affiliation: Policy Project, Maitama, Nigeria

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  • Chukwuemeka Anyamele,

    Affiliation: Center for the Right to Health, Shomolu, Nigeria

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  • Vincent Iacopino

    Affiliation: Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: July 19, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020246

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