Rwanda turning tide on HIV/AIDS

Vogel, Lauren
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE781
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the report by the health experts in Rwanda regarding the reduced prevalence rate of HIV disease in the country. Doctor Anita Asiimwe mentions that the rate was reduced by less than 3% from 13% in 1990 same as in Kenya and Uganda, where mortality also decreases. Doctor Placidie Mugwaneza states that the disease was reduced through the conducted initiatives such as the awareness programs, access to treatment, and prevention activities.


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