Countries Commit To Nearly Doubling Number Of People On HIV Treatment At U.N. High-Level Meeting On Ending AIDS

Associated Press: Countries commit to double AIDS treatment
“Countries committed to nearly doubling the number of people who receive life-saving HIV treatment over the next five years as a high-level United Nations conference devoted to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 drew to a close Friday. During the three-day-long meeting, countries also saw the U.N.’s 193-member states commit for the first time to monitoring the quality of treatment, with a goal of getting 90 percent of those receiving antiretroviral medicine to reduce their viral load to the point where it is undetectable — something that improves quality of life and reduces the risk of transmission…” (6/10).

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