How this rural KZN community used ARVs to cut new HIV infections by 83%

CATEGORY: Social Aspects of Public Health
DATE: 12 June 2019
AUTHOR: Bhekisisa.org

Small town, big goals: Eshowe has become one of the first SA communities to put enough people on HIV treatment to reduce new infections in the area.

Eshowe, a small community about 100 kilometres outside of Richards Bay, has likely become the first area in the country to test and treat enough people for HIV to drastically reduce new infections, a study released today at the South African Aids conference in Durban found.

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