March 27, 2012
South Africa Plans for Zero New HIV Cases in 20 Years
South Africa’s Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said the government plans to lower the nation’s rate of new HIV cases to zero in the next 20 years, News24.com reports. Motlanthe also said that the country aims to end preventable AIDS-related deaths and to fight against discrimination associated with HIV and tuberculosis. The country has set shorter-term goals of reducing HIV cases by half in the next five years.
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