Forms of Stigma and Discrimination in the Daily Lives of HIV-Positive Individuals in Mauritania

Boushab Mohamed Boushab1, *, Fatim-Zahra Fall-Malick2, Mohamed Limame Ould Cheikh Melaïnine3, Leonardo Kishi Basco4
1 Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Kiffa Regional Hospital, Assaba, Mauritania
2 National Institute of Hepatitis and Virology, School of Medicine, Nouakchott, Mauritania
3 Ambulatory Treatment Center, National Hospital Center of Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania
4 Research Unit of Emerging Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France

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The correct name sequence is provided and replaced online which is mentioned as under:

Boushab Mohamed Boushab*, Fatim-Zahra Fall-Malick, Mohamed Limame Ould Cheikh Melaïnine and Leonardo Kishi Basco

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Boushab Mohamed Boushab*, Malick Fall Fatim-Zahra, Ould Cheikh Melaïnine Mohamed Limame and Basco Leonardo Kishi