June 11, 2012 | Global Health

How Does the HIV/AIDS Rate in D.C. Compare?

» What D.C. Is Learning From Africa in the Fight Against AIDS

As the nation's capital prepares for the International AIDS Conference July 22-27, the PBS NewsHour and GlobalPost have teamed up to trace how new medical breakthroughs and methodologies being employed in southern Africa are creating a 'turning point' in the effort to curb HIV infection rates. On air and online, we will also explore how those same strategies are now being implemented in the U.S. city with the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence: Washington, D.C., itself.