Global issues of HIV/AIDS

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According to the latest figures from UNAIDS, there are now over 38 million people living with HIV worldwide. Four million people are newly infected each year, and AIDS is increasingly a disease of young women, who have few means to protect themselves and now account for a majority of new infections in many countries.

People’s access to life-saving anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs has expanded significantly, from 240,000 people in 2001 to 1.6 million people in low- and middle-income countries in 2006.

Please click on the picture to watch the video describing Aids empidamic problem.


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