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Discrimination Undermining Global HIV/AIDS Efforts, New Report Shows

UNDP: Bad laws and discrimination undermining AIDS response
“Discrimination against vulnerable and marginalized communities is seriously hampering the global effort to tackle the HIV epidemic according to a groundbreaking new report by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law [– an independent commission convened by UNDP on behalf of UNAIDS]. Despite more people than ever before having access to antiretroviral treatment, the new report emphasizes that governments must take urgent action to ensure rights-based responses to HIV and its co-infections (tuberculosis and viral hepatitis)…” (7/22).

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