Gaborone: Ministry of Health, 1998. 15 p.
Botswana. Ministry of Health, AIDS/STD Unit
The first case of AIDS in Botswana was identified in 1985, and it is estimated that significant spread of HIV in the country started in the mid-1980's. Since then the spread of the virus in the population has been explosive, starting in the urban and peri-urban areas, and rapidly expanding to rural localities. HIV seroprevalence studies among pregnant women in 1997 showed a high prevalence of 42.9
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