A surprising prevention success: why did the HIV epidemic decline in Zimbabwe?

PLoS Med. 2011 Feb 8;8(2):e1000414. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000414.


Daniel Halperin and colleagues examine reasons for the remarkable decline in HIV in Zimbabwe, in the context of severe social, political, and economic disruption.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Africa, Southern / epidemiology
  • HIV Infections / epidemiology*
  • HIV Infections / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Zimbabwe / epidemiology