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Cities Worldwide Addressing HIV/AIDS With Innovative Local Programming

Huffington Post: Global Initiatives for HIV/AIDS Prevention
Josephine d’Allant, managing editor at URB.im

“Globally, the spread of HIV is reversing course: UNAIDS reports that new infections have fallen by 33 percent since 2001. Government agencies and NGOs are tackling the issue from all angles, including outreach to eliminate barriers to testing, interventions targeted at orphaned youth with HIV, as well as initiatives to improve treatment for current patients. Several initiatives being implemented in Chittagong, Bogotá, Bangalore, Lagos, and Mexico City are successfully raising HIV/AIDS awareness and reducing its prevalence…” (6/26).

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