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Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of HIV

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Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Case of HIV. / Abubakar, Amina; Kitsao-Wekulo, Patricia.

Psychology of gender through the lens of culture : theories and applications. ed. / Sabah Sadfar; Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka. Springer, 2015. p. 395-408.

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Abubakar, A & Kitsao-Wekulo, P 2015, Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of HIV. in S Sadfar & N Kosakowska-Berezecka (eds), Psychology of gender through the lens of culture : theories and applications. Springer, pp. 395-408. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14005-6_19

APA

Abubakar, A., & Kitsao-Wekulo, P. (2015). Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of HIV. In S. Sadfar, & N. Kosakowska-Berezecka (Eds.), Psychology of gender through the lens of culture : theories and applications (pp. 395-408). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14005-6_19

Vancouver

Abubakar A, Kitsao-Wekulo P. Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of HIV. In Sadfar S, Kosakowska-Berezecka N, editors, Psychology of gender through the lens of culture : theories and applications. Springer. 2015. p. 395-408 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14005-6_19

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Abubakar, Amina ; Kitsao-Wekulo, Patricia. / Gender and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Case of HIV. Psychology of gender through the lens of culture : theories and applications. editor / Sabah Sadfar ; Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka. Springer, 2015. pp. 395-408

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