Mismanagement Of India’s HIV Prevention Program Could Cause Increase In New Cases, U.N. Envoy Says

Reuters: Interview: India risks backsliding on success against HIV — U.N. envoy
“New HIV infections in India could rise for the first time in more than a decade because states are mismanaging a prevention program by delaying payments to health workers, the United Nations envoy for AIDS in Asia and the Pacific said. … In an interview with Reuters, the U.N. Secretary General’s Special Envoy for AIDS in Asia-Pacific, J.V.R. Prasada Rao, warned ‘primitive’ management by states would ‘ruin the program’…” (Kalra, 10/10).

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