Tag: human immunodeficiency virus

Global Fund Chair Kaberuka assesses the impact of HIV on African economies

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.

UNFPA’s Mabingue Ngom on curbing HIV prevalence in SSA

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.
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