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When Amoin Agnès Akou learned she was HIV-positive, she worried—to the point of considering suicide—that people would find out. Even as she sought treatment, she kept her HIV status secret. Until recently. “My three grown-up children do not know I am HIV-positive,” she divulged during a health club meeting at the Centre de Santé Urbain

ECHO Study Results

Health worker discusses family planning with a Tanzanian mother.

ECHO study results released June 13 show three common contraceptives used by women in southern and eastern Africa have no substantial effect on HIV risk.