• Photo: Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    Dr. Yiming Shao (in suit) and two other doctors speak to an HIV-AIDS patient at a hospital in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in 2009. (Photo: Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

In China’s Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, a series of programs born from mathematical modelling have provided a valuable sociomedical lifeline to a region hit hard by the HIV epidemic. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic. 

Visit the Charting Change website to read “The math behind China's fight against HIV ”.