To Achieve 90-90-90 Global HIV Targets, Prevention, Care Must Focus On Vulnerable Populations
JAMA: Focusing to Achieve a World Without AIDS
Anthony Fauci, NIAID director, and Hilary Marston, senior policy fellow for HIV/AIDS at NIAID
“…[T]he new [global AIDS] goals are the ’90-90-90’ targets: by 2020, 90 percent of all people living with HIV should know their HIV status, 90 percent of those who test positive for HIV should be provided therapy, and of those, 90 percent should achieve virologic suppression (levels of virus below those detectable by standard tests). … To reach the 90-90-90 goals in the United States and globally, focus should be on the populations most vulnerable to HIV and should target interventions that are most useful and sustainable for these people…” (1/27).
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