n Local Government Bulletin - 'Know your epidemic, know your response'
|Article Title||'Know your epidemic, know your response'|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Celine Mazars and Liz Thomas|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
|Pages||20 - 24|
In June 2009, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) released its third national HIV prevalence survey. The survey presents a contrasting picture of the epidemic in South Africa: it seems that new infections are going down, but one in five South Africans between 15 and 49 years old is HIV-positive. The prevalence differs across South Africa's provinces, with the highest prevalence in KwaZulu-Natal (15.8%) and Mpumalanga (15.4%).
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