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Colour purple shows SA’s amazing progress in cutting child HIV deaths

There's still a lot of work to be done, but SA is on its way to reaching UN targets

Nabeelah Osman

A purple line shows South Africa’s remarkable success in turning around the carnage of HIV/Aids in children.

It illustrates an analysis which concludes that SA is on course to meet the UN goal of cutting child deaths to 25 per 1,000 by the end of the next decade.

The graph shows HIV/Aids deaths among under-fives rising sharply between 1997 and 2005, but declining steadily until 2011...

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