Published in Health and Medicine Week, November 1st, 2004
According to a study from Malawi and the United States, "Sub-Saharan Africa is the region most severely affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Of the 40 mill ion HIV infected individuals at the end of 2003, 26 million (65%) were living in the area. Reasons for the high infection rate include historical, political, economic, and cultural factors."
"The diversity of populations, combined with destitution, political and economic instability and hunger, has led to a number of strategies for combating the disease in Sub-Saharan...
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