Daily Archives: November 24, 2009

UNAIDS Report Shows Gains in HIV Prevention

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The new UNAIDS report out today—an epidemic update—highlights key strides made in HIV prevention. New HIV infections have been reduced by 17% over the past eight years, the new UNAIDS data shows, including declines in sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and elsewhere. The report also says that the number of AIDS-related deaths has dropped by more […]

HIV/AIDS Experts Call For Bold Treatment and Prevention Targets to Combat Global AIDS

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As World AIDS Day approaches, leading physician‐scientists called on the White House and Congress to continue the scale‐up of HIV prevention and treatment services in the developing world and to preserve U.S. leadership in the battle against this deadly epidemic. The Obama Administration is expected to release its five‐year global AIDS strategy on Dec. 1—World […]