[QODLink]
2013

Sub-Saharan success against HIV

UN says seven African countries have cut HIV infections in children by half.

Last Modified: 27 Jun 2013 09:34
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

UN report shows that seven sub-Saharan African countries have cut HIV infections in children by half, including Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia.

It means that tens of thousands of babies are now being born free of the virus that causes AIDS.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Pretoria in South Africa.

55

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Error processing SSI file
Featured
In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that health officials are hoping to reduce.
Ivory Coast tackles internet fraud scourge, but analysts say criminals continue to outsmart authorities.
In US study, MIT scientists changed the emotions linked to specific memories in mice.
The seizure of the Tabqa airbase highlights the Islamic State's consolidation of power in eastern Syria, analysts say.
Traditional spring festival blossoms outside India through fun runs, raves and TV commercials.
join our mailing list