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Two Million Adolescents Live With HIV/AIDS in Africa

June 5, 2013

A recently released report estimates that 2 million HIV-positive adolescents live in Africa, but only 15 percent of 15–24 year-olds in sub-Saharan Africa know their HIV status. According to the report, evidence shows that most HIV-positive individuals are not benefitting from Positive Health, Dignity, and Prevention (PHDP) efforts, and that PHDP strategies may face more particular challenges with younger individuals.

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Adapted from:
ANGOP (Angola)
05.29.2013


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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