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Understanding quality of life through Sen's capability framework : an application to people living with HIV/AIDS

Giuntoli, Gianfranco

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It is nearly 30 years ago that the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic officially started. In 2008 an estimated total of 33.4 million people lived worldwide with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS. Despite the fact that there is still no cure or vaccine for the HIV virus, important progress has been achieved in treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) since the mid-1990s, when Highly-Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) was introduced. HAART...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/148182
DOI: 10.25911/5d63c1700496b

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