US aims to cut HIV infections in young women in Africa

FILE - In this July 22, 2015 file photo, National Security Adviser Susan Rice gives a briefing on President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Kenya and Ethiopia during the daily press briefing, in Washington. The Obama administration is announcing a $  300 million program to drastically reduce HIV infections in girls and young woman in 10 sub-Saharan African nations hard hit by the virus. Administration officials are aiming for a 25 percent infection reduction in females between ages 15-24 by the end of next year and a 40 percent reduction by the end of 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is announcing a $ 300 million program to drastically reduce HIV infections in girls and young woman in 10 sub-Saharan African nations hard hit by the virus.



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