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Forty years on and new UNAIDS report gives evidence that we can end AIDS

Four decades after the first cases of AIDS were reported, new data from UNAIDS show that dozens of countries achieved or exceed the 2020 targets set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2016—evidence that the targets were not just aspirational but achievable. Young women in sub-Saharan Africa, however, continue to be left behind. Six out of seven new HIV infections among adolescents aged...

United Nations Secretary-General calls for a greater focus on ending inequalities to end AIDS

Forty years since the first AIDS cases were reported and just weeks before the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS, the United Nations Secretary-General has released a new report with recommendations and targets to get the world back on track to end AIDS. Read the full article here .

Statement: Rebuilding better together to end AIDS for women and girls

Statement: Rebuilding better together to end AIDS for women and girls Statement by UN Women on World AIDS Day, 1 December Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 On this World AIDS Day we have good news to reflect on: according to the UNAIDS Global AIDS Update more women are on life-saving treatment than ever; and there has been steady progress, though still fragile, in reducing new HIV infections...

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Recent Resources

WHRIN Interview - Canberra Australia

The mantra ‘Nothing about us without us’ speaks to the imperative of HIV service providers...

Addressing the Specific Needs of Women who Inject Drugs

Throughout the world, people who inject drugs experience stigmatization, vulnerability,...

Illicit Drug Use in Pregnancy - An Appropriate Response

Misinformation, stigma and discrimination contribute to the promotion of ideas that any type of drug...

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