PRI’s ‘The World’ Reports on AIDS Prevention Efforts Among Black BraziliansPRI's "The World" reported yesterday on HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Brazil that target followers of the Afro-Brazilian religion of Candomble, which is practiced mainly by poor, black Brazilians. Although the number of AIDS deaths in Brazil has dropped by about 75% in the past few years due to government-sponsored treatment and prevention programs, most of these programs are aimed toward the white population (Radil, "The World," PRI, 8/19).
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