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14 February 2012

Rise in condom usage sees drop in HIV

Kim Trollip

THE rate at which South Africans contracted HIV declined by 30% between 2000 and 2008, mostly due to increased condom usage, according to a new study conducted by University of Cape Town academics.

The study, authored by an actuarial scientist, epidemiologist, member of the Human Sciences Research Council and the department of infectious disease epidemiology at London’s Imperial College, was published in the Journal of The Royal Society, Interface, last month.

Read the full article here.

Kim Trollip

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