Examining Progress Made Against HIV/AIDS in South Africa
August 14, 2013
Writing in the Clinton Foundation's "Up Close" blog, Celicia Serenata, deputy country director in South Africa for the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), examines the HIV/AIDS response in South Africa, noting the country has made "great progress." She writes, "Because of the support of so many stakeholders, including CHAI, South Africa has the largest HIV treatment program in the world," and "transmission rates between mothers and children have dropped from eight percent in 2009 to less than 2.5 percent in 2012″ (8/12).
Drop in AIDS-Related Deaths in Eastern, Southern Africa Due to Improved Treatment Access, UNAIDS Report Says
This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)