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Ghana's Vice President Discusses Country's Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

June 21, 2011

John Dramani Mahama, vice president of the Republic of Ghana, recently spoke with NPR's "Tell Me More" about how Ghana has made significant gains against HIV/AIDS, bringing the prevalence rate down to 1.5 percent from nearly 4 percent. Mahama said the government is working with community organizations to educate the public, reduce stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS and eliminate mother-to-child transmission (Martin, 6/20).

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