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How Rwanda, Once Torn by Genocide, Became a Global Anti-AIDS Leader

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Ending AIDS

An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Still from the July 14, 2016 PBS NewsHour broadcast.
Still from the July 14, 2016 PBS NewsHour broadcast.

In the fourth installment of the PBS NewsHour series "The End of AIDS?", Pulitzer Center grantees William Brangham, Jon Cohen, and Jason Kane report from Rwanda, which emerged from its 1994 genocide to build one of the most successful AIDS responses in Africa and is working mightily to halt mother-to-child HIV transmissions. They've done it with a mix of science, technology and "aggressive neighborliness."

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