The mortality rate from HIV/AIDS has decreased significantly in Cambodia since its peak in 2003, though it is still the 16th cause of premature death in the country, according to a new study by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). The research paper looked at data collected between 1990 and 2010 on the prevalence of HIV/ AIDS in Southeast Asia and found that Cambodia has managed to control the disease better than some of its regional counterparts. “The news is mainly good for Cambodia, where HIV/AIDS mortality has decreased by 86 percent since
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