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The math behind China’s fight against HIV

How mathematical models have provided more than just a medical solution to the epidemic

  • Jul 18, 2019
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In China’s Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, a series of programs born from mathematical modelling have provided a valuable sociomedical lifeline to a region hit hard by the HIV epidemic. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic. 

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