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Opinion Piece Examines HIV in Middle East, North Africa

In this opinion piece in The Hill’s “Congress Blog,” international health consultant Taufiqur Rahman examines HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa. He discusses the many factors that contribute to the epidemic and the challenges of preventing and treating HIV in the region, as well as the role of the international community in addressing the epidemic in the region. “The U.S. and international community must act quickly and set ambitious targets to put people on treatment,” Rahman writes, continuing, “If the countries and international community act now, we will avoid a major future epidemic” (5/24).