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Only six percent of women in Egypt have comprehensive knowledge about the modes of transmission and

Only six percent of Egyptian women have comprehensive knowledge about HIV transmission or prevention. Virtually all women express attitudes suggesting a high degrees of HIV stigma, (2005 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey).

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