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Global Community Must Address Inequalities In HIV Treatment Access, Funding To Achieve Goals, UNAIDS Director Says

Devex: ‘Holistic’ approach needed to tackle HIV inequalities, UNAIDS’ Sidibé says
“More than 18.2 million people worldwide are receiving treatment for HIV, placing the United Nations on track to achieve the goal of reaching 30 million HIV-positive people by 2020. … But inequality gaps for treatment and funding are widening across populations and in certain geographic areas, according to Michel Sidibé, the executive director of UNAIDS. Progress is not happening at the same pace everywhere, he said, speaking at U.N. headquarters one day before World AIDS Day…” (Lieberman, 12/1).