Parts of Africa see slowing in AIDS epidemic

by BBC News

Rwanda recognized the seriousness of the AIDS epidemic early on.  Photo: AFP

The spread of Aids is slowing down in some parts of Africa, a World Bank report has suggested.Urban areas in Rwanda, Zambia and Ethiopia were singled out as places where infection rates were lowering.The World Bank’s Miriam Schneidman told the BBC that Rwanda had done an “exceptional job” in recognising the HIV problem and taking strong action.