AIDS in Africa During the Nineties: Zimbabwe

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Year: 2002

This report presents and discusses available information about the AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and practices of Zimbabweans during the 1990s. To provide an epidemilogical context to the report, a summary of Zimbabwe's national HIV surveillance data is presented. This 51-page document is divided into six sections. After a first introductory section, the second section details the spread of the AIDS epidemic in the country. The third section details HIV/AIDS related knowledge of Zimbabweans. The fourth summarizes Zimbabweans' sexual behavior. The fifth section discusses condom use and awareness, and the final section discusses the demographic impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in terms of mortality and orphanhood.

Filed under: HIV/AIDS