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PEPFAR-Supported Surveys Demonstrate Progress Toward HIV Epidemic Control In Namibia, Gaps In Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire

PEPFAR: New Data Show Dramatic Progress in Namibia Toward HIV Epidemic Control and Substantial Gaps in Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon
“The Government of the Republic of Namibia, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and ICAP at Columbia University (ICAP) released new data [Wednesday] at the 2018 International AIDS Conference demonstrating the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Namibia. … New data from [the population-based HIV impact assessments (PHIAs)] in Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire also released earlier this week highlight substantial gaps in western Africa toward reaching epidemic control despite significant investments, pointing to the depth and breadth of key policy barriers to HIV service uptake that need to be addressed…” (7/25).