AD5: World AIDS Day: Most African governments win high marks for efforts to fight HIV/AIDS

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Dispatches
2014
5
Richmond, Samantha, Carolyn Logan and Brian Howard

HIVand AIDS remains the leading cause of death in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa, the hardest-hit region, is home to 71% of the world’s 35 million people living with HIV, including 91% of the world’s HIV-infected children. Despite these grim statistics, better access to antiretroviral treatment and in some areas, stable or declining HIV incidence and prevalence rates offer cause for hope.