Articles tagged as "HIV This Month 2015 #11 - November 2015"

Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the eleventh issue of HIV this month in 2015!

On World AIDS Day 2015, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe  called on countries to quicken the pace of action. A World AIDS Day message from UNAIDS Executive Director is also accessible here.

On 24 November, UNAIDS released a new report showing that countries are getting on the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. By adapting to a changing global environment and maximizing innovations, countries are seeing greater efficiencies and better results. A press release, Countries adopt UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy to double number of people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2020, is on the UNAIDS website.

The World Health Organization, on 30 November,  released new guidelines on the use of antiretroviral medicines, a significant step towards improving the lives of people living with HIV and reducing the transmission of the virus. A UNAIDS press statement on this is accessible here.  Population Services International and UNITAID also launched the largest effort ever to catalyze HIV Self-Testing in Africa (STAR) on the same day. The joint PSI and UNITAID press statement is here.

Enjoy this issue!

Peter Godfrey-Faussett and Celeste Sandoval

N.B. Télécharger la version française ici 

HIV This Month - November 2015

HIV this month. Issue no. 11. November 2015

Welcome to HIV this month!  In this issue, we cover the following topics:

Reduce sexual transmission

Prevent HIV among drug users

15 million accessing treatment

Avoid TB deaths

Close the resource gap

Eliminate stigma and discrimination

Strengthen HIV integration

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