AIDS Care Rebounding in Haiti, Though Many Lack Shelter
March 23, 2010
Though many challenges remain to be addressed, restoring AIDS treatment programs in Haiti has proved easier than providing shelter to the 1.3 million people left homeless by the Jan. 12 earthquake.
Haiti is home to half of all AIDS cases in the Caribbean. In recent years, the country has successfully reduced prevalence of the disease from 10 percent to 2.2 percent as of January.
03.19.2010; Michael Vasquez; Carol Rosenberg
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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