Haiti Quake May Be Major Setback for HIV Fight
April 6, 2010
It is still too early to measure the effect that Haiti's January earthquake had on its HIV/AIDS fight, the top UNAIDS official said on March 31. Before the quake, Haiti's HIV infection rate had begun falling among youth.
"Among the few indicators that were showing any progress were those for HIV," Michel Sidibe said. "Haiti was almost a model in responding to HIV."
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