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15 June 2017

HSRC: Human Sciences Research Council concludes programme at the SA AIDS Conference

The Human Sciences Research Council today concluded its programme at the SA AIDS Conference in Kwa-Zulu Natal, where it joined various other agencies and institutions, to showcase the work it is doing to reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in the country.

The Human Sciences Research Council’s presence at the Conference was anchored around the theme: Every Voice Counts, Make Your Voice Count.  This theme underscored the way in which the Council was positioned at the Conference and enabled significant engagement with delegates at the Conference.

The Council’s presence at the SA AIDS Conference comes amidst the fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey which is the largest ever conducted and aims to access 60 000 South Africans to assess HIV Prevalence in the country.  Currently the study is 31% complete equating to 19 000 participating thusfar.

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