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HIV Prevalence Data on Pregnant Women Released

Geographic Distribution of HIV Prevalence among pregnant women in Botswana, 2006
Geographic Distribution of HIV Prevalence among pregnant women in Botswana, 2006

This map is from the 2006 Botswana Second Generation HIV/AIDS Surveillance, a technical report released annually by the Ministry of Health with assistance from BOTUSA and other international partners. This report, released in May 2007, shows the adjusted HIV prevalence in women 15-49 years in Botswana is 32.4%. Chobe district had the highest (42%) where Kgalagadi had the lowest (19.1%) HIV prevalence rate.