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Swaziland halves rate of new HIV infections

Swaziland halves rate of new HIV infections
July 28, 2017

Swaziland, which has the highest HIV prevalence and incidence of any country in the world, reduced its rate of new infections by nearly half over the past 5 years by implementing expanded prevention and treatment services, researchers said.

Between 2011 and 2016, the small country in southern Africa experienced a 44% decrease in HIV incidence and a more than twofold increase in viral load suppression among adults aged 18 and 49 years, according to promising findings presented at the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science by Rejoice Nkambule, MPH, deputy director for public health in Swaziland’s Ministry of Health.

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