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Examining Progress Made Against HIV/AIDS In South Africa

Writing in the Clinton Foundation’s “Up Close” blog, Celicia Serenata, deputy country director in South Africa for the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), examines the HIV/AIDS response in South Africa, noting the country has made “great progress.” She writes, “Because of the support of so many stakeholders, including CHAI, South Africa has the largest HIV treatment program in the world,” and “transmission rates between mothers and children have dropped from eight percent in 2009 to less than 2.5 percent in 2012” (8/12).