Eritrea’s best practices in HIV / AIDS response resulted the prevalence rate to drop below 1% – one of the best on the continent.
By Fikrejesus Amahazion (PhD),
Since the start of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, an estimated 78 million people have become infected with HIV and 35 million people have died of AIDS-related illnesses.
According to UNAIDS, Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Specifically, of the over 35 million people living with HIV, over 25 million are living inSub-Saharan Africa, and the region accounts for approximately 75% of all the people dying from AIDS-related causes. Continue reading HIV/AIDS in Eritrea: A Quick Recap