Attaining Hiv Epidemic Control By Stopping Hiv

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ATTAINING HIV EPIDEMIC CONTROL BY STOPPING HIV TRANSIMISSION TO WOMEN AND YOUG GIRL

In Rwanda, HIV prevalence has dropped to less than 3% since mid-1990s. The country has made considerable development in regard to its commitments to reduce the incidence of HIV in the general population, decrease morbidity and mortality among PLHIV , and the provision of equal health care services to both people infected and affected by HIV and those who are not.
However, reports are still highlighting that many young people, especially girls, remain at risk of contracting the virus (Unicef.org.2016), and that there is a considerable gender inequity in term of HIV prevention and treatment.
For the purpose of this paper, we will suggest a program that aim at reducing the health disparities that disadvantage the young girls and women and expose them to contracting HIV disease.
We believe that community involvement and engagement are the first key steps when it comes to addressing public health issues in the community. As Haber stated it, it is “a way to build greater knowledge of local issues and increase consensus around interventions” (Haber, 2011).
To design this project we will follow the steps recommended steps in the community guide toolkit for developing an intervention and for developing strategic and action plan.
1. Identification of the community health problem to be addressed and Assessment of the level of the problem (Ctb.ku.edu, 2016)
In the report published by

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