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Mirsane S A, Shafagh S. Adherence of Islamic values and human immunodeficiency virus prevention. J Research Health. 2017; 7 (1) :543-544
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1- Department of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University, Kashan, Iran
2- Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Kashan University of Medical Science, Kashan, Iran , alireza.seyed70@gmail.com
Abstract:   (5708 Views)
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is lentivirus
(subgroup of retrovirus) which causes HIV infection and
it acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV
infection leads to low levels of CD4+T cells through number
of mechanisms [1]. Our purpose is to review educative HIV
prevention and control as Millennium Development Goal
(MDG) and WHO's operational goal. In 2000, when the United
Nations Millennium Declaration was made, it was estimated that
36 million adults and 1.4 million children live with HIV with
regard to HIV/AIDS among other infectious diseases. Target
6 of MGD suggests: "Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other


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Type of Study: Letter to Editor | Subject: Health Psychology and Social Health
Received: 2016/03/21 | Accepted: 2016/05/10 | Published: 2016/12/26

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