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Modernization, sex and HIV in Baliem

  • Ronald Gunawan

Jayapura | Tue, March 9 2010 | 10:14 am

PREMIUM Tanah Papua, which covers West Papua and Papua province, has the highest rate of HIV in Indonesia. The latest global AIDS report recently published by UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS) has highlighted the fact that Papua also has the highest rate of HIV in Asia. A study conducted in 2006 revealed that 2.4 percent of the adult population had contracted the virus. In simple terms, mo...