Boston Globe Examines Senegal’s ‘Unheralded Efforts’ To Reduce HIV Transmission
The Boston Globe yesterday examined the "largely unheralded efforts" of Senegal to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country, which has "shown how AIDS can be held at bay in places where the disease is a persistent, voracious killer." In 12 other African nations, more than 10% of residents between ages 15 and 49 have HIV, compared with 2% in Senegal. According to the Globe, HIV prevention efforts in Senegal have "saved tens of thousands of lives" (Donnelly, Boston Globe, 8/10). The complete article is available online.This is part of the Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.