The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 2, pp 162–163 | Cite as

HIV and AIDS Act: What Healthcare Workers Need to Know?

  • Umesh Wadgave
  • Sagar J. Shah
  • Mahesh R. Khairnar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public Health DentistryBharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College and HospitalSangliIndia

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