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Nutrition in HIV treatment and care slows down HIV

Listen / World AIDS Day, 1 December

  This World AIDS Day (1 December) we are observing unprecedented results in the prevention and treatment of HIV. A statement from the Executive Director of the World Food Programme ( WFP) Ertharin Cousin says access to adequate and nutritious food for a person living with HIV to respond well to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is [...]

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Ban urges intensification of efforts to consign HIV/AIDS to the pages of history

Listen / World AIDS Day, 1 December

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Member States to intensify their efforts to eliminate mother-to-child transmission, and to work to ensure all HIV-positive mothers can survive and thrive. In a message marking World AIDS Day, the Secretary-General noted that half the global reductions in new HIV infections in the last two years have been among new-born [...]

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Today is World AIDS Day

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A new World AIDS Day report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), shows that unprecedented acceleration in the AIDS response is producing results for people. The report shows that a more than 50% reduction in the rate of new HIV infections has been achieved across 25 low- and middle-income countries––more than half [...]

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