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Community participation in the fight to end HIV/AIDS in Africa

Community engagement is imperative for linking those who are in need of receiving HIV prevention methods as well as treatment services. Adolescent girls and young women, for example, remain one of the most vulnerable groups. Not only do they bear a higher rate of HIV infections, but they also bear a disproportionate global disease burden, and often face intersecting health, social, cultural, and economic challenges.

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Investing in innovative technology to foster HIV voluntary testing

It takes innovation to continue making advances in the fight against HIV/AIDS, as well as other epidemics. New innovations have made HIV testing, treatment, and care more accessible and achievable. In Rwanda, advancements in HIV include point of care testing, particularly for early infant diagnosis; pre-exposure prophylaxis; and treat all HIV positive regardless of CD4 count.

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Visionary leadership for the achievement of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets

Visionary leadership has proved to be effective in ensuring health for all and nurturing the HIV/ AIDS response in line with achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets aimed at testing, treating, and ensuring viral load suppression among people living with HIV (PLHIV) on the continent and globally.

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Epidemic curve from outbreak of COVID-19 in Rwanda

Data on all confirmed cases reported in Rwanda between March 14 and April 22, 2020 were ex-tracted from electronic medical records system.

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