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Reducing HIV Infection in Young Women in Southern Africa: The Key to Altering Epidemic Trajectories in a Generalized, Hyperendemic Setting

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Communities in Southern Africa are burdened with the highest HIV prevalence, which disproportionately affects girls and young women. Some public health experts now believe that the way to alter epidemic trajectories in this region is to create innovative, comprehensive, prevention programming that targets girls and young women. This policy analysis document provides information on rigorous science-based interventions to prevent HIV infection among young women in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Publisher: U.S. Agency for International Development
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers, Researchers
Topic Area: Primary Prevention
Resource Type: Policy Analysis