Access to Care, Treatment and Support (ACTS) Briefing

Publish Year : 2004
Publisher : The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW)
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Description :

Every year, HIV/AIDS causes the death of an increasing number of women. In 2002 over one million women around the world died of AIDS. Access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) could reduce this figure drastically. ART has turned HIV into a much more manageable chronic condition which may no longer be a death sentence. However, ICW is keen to point out that treatment is not just about providing ART; care, support and other medications are also needed for all HIV positive people.

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