School education and HIV control in Sub-Saharan Africa: from discord to harmony

Case Studies & Research
38 p.
Periodical title
Journal of International Development

HIV is widely regarded as a disease of poverty and ignorance. However, within sub-Saharan Africa, more developed countries and sub-populations appear to have higher levels of HIV prevalence. This paper considers the evidence and possible reasons for this, by focusing on the relationships between education and the spread of HIV at the macro and micro levels.

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