Even in Thailand, with its thriving sex and drug trades, the proportion of infected barely exceeds 2 percent.
The high rates come despite efforts in many communities to stem the HIV epidemic through educational programs, condom distribution, and treatment for such sexually transmitted diseases as gonorrhea and syphilis, which create genital sores and ulcers that make it easier for the virus to spread.
Today I had the blessing of flying one hour south to the city of Goma to pick up a team of nine women from the ECC (Church of Christ in Congo) and take them 250 miles into the Ituri rainforest to the city of Kindu where they are to put on a conference.
The evidence suggests that there is only limited congruence between the theories and practices and between the outcomes and theories of land reforms in Africa.► This study verifies the claims by the individualist and communitarian schools.
Thanks as always to all of you who participate through prayer, support, and encouragement.
Botswana seems an unlikely place for an AIDS epidemic.
Such numbers are astronomical compared with most of the world.
In the United States, less than 1 percent of the population is infected; in Russia and India the figure hovers around 1 percent.