HIV Prevalence Rises in Angola

INLS director states that at least 200 000 people live with the HIV virus in Angola

The National Institute of Combat of AIDS (INLS) says that, at least 200 000 people live with the HIV virus in Angola.
 
Speaking at a workshop on the strengthening of the actions for the acceleration of the civil society's response to HIV/AIDS, INLS director, Dulcelina Serrano, disclosed that since 2004, the prevalence has risen from 0.6 to 2.3 percent.
 
Serrano further adds that among HIV-positive pregnant women, the figure stands at 15 300, where 119 400 people need to receive antiretroviral treatment, including pregnant women.
 
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