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Table 3 summarising the empirical evidence of low-income SSA States' success in mitigating HIV/AIDS

From: HIV/AIDS mitigation strategies and the State in sub-Saharan Africa – the missing link?

  "Successful" States "Unsuccessful" States
Political arrangement Varied: democracy (Senegal, multiparty), authoritarian (Uganda) Varied: democracy (multiparty, Zambia), others including authoritarian (Namibia, Ethiopia)
Institutional structures Centralised (now decentralising) Varied (decentralised and centralised)
Technology achieved STIs, some ARV through centralised institution Some behaviour/education, centralised STIs, sparse centralised ARVs
  1. Source: Authors
  2. STI – Treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  3. ARVs – antiretroviral treatment