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Declining trends in early warning indicators for HIV drug resistance in Cameroon from 2008–2010: lessons and challenges for low-resource settings

Joseph Fokam12*, Serge C Billong23*, Anne C ZK Bissek24, Etienne Kembou5, Pascal Milenge5, Ibile Abessouguie1, Armand S Nkwescheu26, Zephirin Tsomo7, Avelin F Aghokeng8, Grace D Ngute39, Peter M Ndumbe1102, Vittorio Colizzi111 and Jean BN Elat2

Author Affiliations

1 Chantal BIYA International Reference Centre (CIRCB) for research on HIV/AIDS prevention and management, Yaounde, Cameroon

2 Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (FMBS) of the University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde, Cameroon

3 Central Technical Group (CTG), National AIDS Control Committee (NACC), Yaounde, Cameroon

4 Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Yaounde, Cameroon

5 World Health Organisation (WHO) Afro, National Office, Yaounde, Cameroon

6 Division of Operational Health Research (DROS), Ministry of Public Health, Yaounde, Cameroon

7 Approved Treatment Centre, Yaoundé Central Hospital, Yaounde, Cameroon

8 Virology Laboratory, Centre de Recherche en Maladies Emergentes et Ré-émergentes (CREMER)/IMPM/IRD, Yaounde, Cameroon

9 Approved Treatment Centre (ATC), Yaounde General Hospital, Yaounde, Cameroon

10 Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

11 UNESCO Biotechnology Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:308  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-308

Published: 8 April 2013

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Recommendations to limit HIV Drug Resistance in Cameroon.

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