The Government of Mali’s Fight against AIDS

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The Government of Mali’s Fight against AIDS
Mali is ranked 172nd of 175 countries in the 2003 UNDP Human Development Index, with 63.8 percent of the population estimated to be living in poverty, and 1.7 percent infected with HIV/AIDS. While this is a low HIV prevalence rate among Sub-Saharan African countries, there are several factors that could lead to an increase in prevalence rates – especially among vulnerable populations: migrants, such as truck drivers; seasonal rural workers and traders; youth; women; the uninformed or uneducated; sex workers; and mining workers (“Appraisal”).
Mali’s Health Ministry has outlined the following “key factors that could cause a rapid increase of the HIV/AIDS prevalence in Mali” (“Appraisal”). First, a...
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