UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV Strategy Expensive But Medically, Economically Beneficial, Study Says

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: UNAIDS 90-90-90 strategy is cost-effective, will save millions of lives, study shows
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, writes, “Reaching [the] UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals, of 90 percent of people living with HIV diagnosed, 90 percent of those diagnosed accessing antiretroviral therapy, and treatment in at least 90 percent of those individuals suppressing their virus to undetectable levels, would not only benefit populations and improve individual health but would be cost-efficient, a study has found. The study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, used an HIV treatment and progression model to compare outcome data from the current HIV strategy used in South Africa to the UNAIDS target strategy…” (6/8).