The Communities

March 2, 2020

Thirty communities with average population of 6,000 people per community (with a range from 2,500 to 13,000 people), were identified across Botswana. The 30 communities were matched into pairs according to population size and age structure, available level of healthcare facilities, and distance from a major town or village.

The Ya Tsie Study Population

Average Community Population – 6,000, Total Population – 180,800 (nearly the entire Botswana Population) and Age Eligible – 105,000.

Map of the 15 Matched Community Pairs in Botswana