June 14, 2007
Is the Epidemic Slowing Down in Africa?
Grassroots education and wider access to condoms and medication are slowing Africa’s HIV epidemic, according to a new World Bank report. While AIDS continues to ravage sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank sees lower infection rates and improved treatment delivery in countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Malawi. The study analyzed the results of the Bank's six-year, $1.28 billion Multi-Country HIV/AIDS program, which was established in 2000.
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