HIV and the military: A human rights impact assessment of Nigeria’s armed forces HIV/AIDS control policy guidelines

Conflicts and deployments of armies across the world have several consequences, which would often include vulnerability to disease. The interplay between armies, conflicts and the spread of disease is particularly important in the context of the global HIV/AIDS crisis. HIV/AIDS can considerably diminish the capacity of militaries to perform the core functions of defending the territories of their states effectively or to participate in international peacekeeping and related military operations.

Related Subject(s): Public Health
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Countries: Nigeria
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