Stepping Up the Fight Against HIV Infections

With statistics showing that five people become infected with HIV for every two entering treatment, researchers are anxious to find ways of cutting the stubbornly high infection rates in many parts of Southern Africa. The message from the world's biggest study of the problem: take HIV testing and counselling into people's homes.

A participant in research into HIV infections is tested for the virus.

Community HIV care providers (CHiPS) go house to house, offering HIV counselling and testing, in a South African community.

A community HIV care provider, Akhona Kili, uses a device to locate a house in a South African community.


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