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This e-book emphasises well known responses to the epidemic, neighborhood and nationwide interventions and problems with care.

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Et al. (1989b) ‘Effects of HIV Antibody Knowledge of High Risk Sexual Behaviour with Steady and Nonsteady Sexual Partners among Homosexual Men’, American Journal of Epidemiology, 129, 596–603. , VAN DEN HOEK, J. LEENTVAAR and COUTINHO, R. (1989c) ‘Surrogate Markers for HIV Incidence among Homosexual Men’, Journal of Infectious Diseases, 159, 6, 1157–58. , et al. (1986) ‘Reduction of HIV Virus Transmission in San Francisco 1982–1985’, The 2nd International Conference on AIDS, Paris. , et al. (1987a) ‘The San Francisco Men’s Health Study: Reduction in HIV Transmission among Homosexual/Bisexual Men, 1982– 86’, American Journal of Public Health, 77, 685–689.

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Finally, whatever the message, its proper distribution plays as important a role as its content. Although there is considerable ongoing debate about the preventive benefit of HIV testing, the statistical evidence is convincing that testing, with assurances of anonymity, and counselling can have a positive impact on behaviour change during the middle of the HIV epidemic. However, while testing may increase the pace of change by alerting a person to their risk of HIV, it is not the cause of that change.

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