Tag: human immunodeficiency virus
The long term effect of HIV both on a macro and micro economic level has been noted to have an effect on the Gross domestic product (GDP) of countries with high prevalence rates – in fact having a negative effect of between 0.5 and 1.7 per cent on their per capita GDPs. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to Board Chair of Global Fund, Donald Kaberuka for more.
The number of new HIV infections is on the rise in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), a step back to previous efforts to curb the virus on the continent. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Regional Director, Mabingue Ngom joins CNBC Africa for more.