Management of HIV and hepatitis C virus infections in resource-limited settings
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This overview gives an update on the management of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in resource-limited settings (RLSs), giving the epidemiological aspects based on research findings, especially those published over the last 2 years on transmission and treatment. This review describes studies that have reported HCV and HIV and those studies that were conducted predominantly in an HIV-infected population. This article also reviews the natural history of HIV andHCV infections with a focus on the RLSs and discusses prevention strategies. Described in this review are studies that took place in low and middle income countries such as sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, east, south and south-east Asia, some countries in Europe and central Asia as well as north Africa and the Middle East.
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