Researchers Examine Strategies To Get Next 10M People On HIV Treatment To Reach 30M By 2030
Devex: HIV treatment: Strategies to reach the next 10 million patients
“The last time the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science met [in Paris] in 2003, fewer than two million people globally were on HIV treatment. As the event returned to Paris this week, UNAIDS reported 19.5 million people are now taking antiretroviral therapy, or ART. The numbers put the world on track to reach 30 million people on treatment by 2030 — a critical benchmark to actually end the AIDS epidemic. … Yet campaigners know that reaching the next 10 million people with treatment will be harder in some ways. These patients are among the most difficult to reach: People living in conflict areas, stigmatized and criminalized populations … and young people…” (Green, 7/27).