Struggling to curb a booming HIV epidemic

Written by on December 14, 2012 in Europe, News - No comments

“Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” This is the long-term vision of UNAIDS, organizers of World Aids Day held every year on the first day of December since 1988.

This year, UNAIDS announced it has moved a step closer to these goals. HIV infections in children have declined. Fewer AIDS-related deaths have been reported, and despite a global recession, international investment in the AIDS response is increasing. However, in spite of these achievements, HIV and AIDS remain serious problems in many regions of the world.

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